08:01AM | 10/27/00
Member Since: 10/26/00
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I have recently moved into an older home that has white marble tile at the entryway. It is very dirty and scratched. I have attempted to clean it using ammonia and a scrub brush, however it has not worked well. Is there any hope? Or do I need to look at replacing the tile?


08:47AM | 10/27/00
Member Since: 09/01/00
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Not knowing/seeing what's on it, I would try a two step process:
First,apply a solvent (mineral spirits or petroleum based product) to a cloth and wipe the area.This will remove asphalt and other stains...repeat till cloth is clean.
Second,apply a mild abrasive (soft scrub) and
use scrub brush.Rinse well.Besides cleaning,the abrasive will remove fine scratches.If this works, you may want to refinish the entire area with a sealer.

[This message has been edited by Matches (edited October 27, 2000).]



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