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Old 07-31-2011, 04:29 PM   #1
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I have a "glazed porcelain" tile floor. It has no shire on it. Is there any way to put a shire on it?

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Old 07-31-2011, 04:55 PM   #2
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Please replace the "r" & "n" keys to their original position.

For general info, "glazed" as it refers to tiles, does not mean it's shiny. Shiny and glazed are two different things.

If you buy matte or dull glazed tiles, that's what you're gonna get. If they were shiny when you got them home, you'd be mad and return them.

There is nothing permanent you can apply to dull glazed tiles to make them shiny. Some people have tried acrylic dressing, but they wear and often peel.

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I depend too much on spell check. You have not given me answer I want but maybe it is only answer I will get... Thanks.. I am still hoping for a product which will help me.
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Tile floors that have a shire are slippery (more so when wet) but if that's what you want you can apply any household floor wax to the floor and make them shire like a diamond. I see it done a lot.

There, is that what you want to hear?

Try Future or Mop 'n' Glo.

If you want a commercial product use several coats of Thermoseal and finish it with the Thermoseal Topping.

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Tile floors that have a shire are slippery (more so when wet) but if that's what you want you can apply any household floor wax to the floor and make them shire like a diamond. I see it done a lot.

There, is that what you want to here?

Try Future or Mop 'n' Glo.

If you want a commercial product use several coats of Thermoseal and finish it with the Thermoseal Topping.
Bud, you've been listening to DM, and you were (as always) helpful and still funny.
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Go ahead, use Mop & Glo, maybe Future too, ruin your floor especially the grout, see if we care. You'll have a nice light shade of yellow in a few years.

We really don't recommend topical polish on glazed tiles. Once you start you have to keep doing it again & again, then strip it, plus it might peel anyway. It's glazed remember? If it were unglazed porcelain we might have a different answer.

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