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burnedbybondsman

09:17PM | 06/17/07
Member Since: 06/17/07
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Is there a chemical or can i sand the glaze off ceramic tile, then apply a sealer? To achieve a terracotta colored tile?

flooringworldDOTorg

09:15AM | 06/18/07
Member Since: 10/28/05
311 lifetime posts
no

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burnedbybondsman

04:54AM | 06/21/07
Member Since: 06/17/07
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ok what is the proceedure to painting a glazed tile to change the color without having to replace the tile? This is on my kitchen floor. 12x12 smooth white shiny tiles.

Tileguybob

03:52PM | 06/25/07
Member Since: 07/03/05
283 lifetime posts
Ther is no long lasting paint for tiled floors. Some have used epoxy paints but it usually looks like a tile floor that was painted and nothing more.

If the old tile are in good shape with NO cracked tile or loose grout you can set new tile over the old using a modified thinset after you thoroughly clean the old tile of any and all oils, soaps, dirt, etc.

BV009997

09:00PM | 01/04/16
l had a porcelanite ceramic tile floor installed and the installer put on a sealer that started to peel after 4 days. now he is trying to sand off sealer back to the orginal semi glazed tile. is this going to ruin my chance of having any type of shine, even a small one? the sealant did not take because the floor says glazed ceramic and it did not take. Help!!!


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