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Cubsfan

04:29AM | 02/10/03
Member Since: 02/09/03
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I have marble floors in a bathroom. It is an apartment that I am renting so how do I clean the floors to make them shine? polish and if so what kind? There is spotting on the floor right now that does not seem to come out. It looks like a "flim" over the surface.


rpxlpx

08:27AM | 02/10/03
Member Since: 03/13/00
1675 lifetime posts
Damage to marble such as you describe can be caused by vinegar. Vinegar will "cut" many minerals, including marble.
Somebody may have used vinegar to try to clean the marble. (It works great on glass.)

Cubsfan

08:42AM | 02/10/03
Member Since: 02/09/03
4 lifetime posts
What can be used to get the shine back?

carpetman

06:23PM | 02/10/03
Member Since: 01/26/03
542 lifetime posts
your local home center will have a marble floor finish sealer (hi gloss finish will be available)

Cubsfan

06:45PM | 02/10/03
Member Since: 02/09/03
4 lifetime posts
i saw this on home depot's website can i use it to get the shine back ....TILELAB®
STONEGLOSS™
POLISH

• Shines polished marble and stone
• Hides etching and abrasions
• Helps protect against spills and stains
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
Water and stain resistant, spray and buff polish for polished stone. Restores luster and enhances color while hiding etching and abrasions. Provides water-resistant finish.

USES
For all polished stone such as marble, terrazzo, serpentine, limestone and granite.

DIRECTIONS
Shake well before using. Spray a light, even mist and spread with a clean, dry cloth. A small amount is all that is needed. Allow to dry until a haze forms. Then buff surface to a shine with a clean, dry, soft, lint-free cloth. Not recommended for floors. For maximum stain protection, seal stone surface with TileLab® SurfaceGard® Penetrating Sealer.

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