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I can answer questions concerning the stripping and sealing of various tile, brick, and stone flooring with an emphasis on Mexican Tile. I cannot help in regards to installation issues, such as what sort of tile to use; how to install or remove tiles, etc.

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Over 30 years experience in the manufacture development and use of sealers, coatings and cleaners for tile, stone, brick, etc.

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Recent Answers from Bill Hohmann

2016-11-29 deep cleaning of saltillo tile:

If the tiles are sealed, and it sounds like they are, then there is no "deep" cleaning to them. You would merely be cleaning the surface.     Rarely do you need anything more than a dish detergent and

2016-05-14 saltillo tiles:

Sorry I did not get back with you earlier, as the notice went to my spam folder.    What you describe should be fine, but you didn't mention what sort of appearance you want. Obviously, the polyurethane

2016-02-01 how to strip Briwax from terra cotta tile:

Assuming there is nothing unusual about this wax line, you should be able to soak into the tile a high flash aromatic naphtha and cause the wax to float out where you can wipe it up off the surface. On

2015-12-02 question about a tile from a question posted previously:

I would need to know at least the date the person posed their question.  Also, you might try looking in your yellow pages under tile distributors in your area, and call them or email them with the picture

2015-09-12 Removing sealer on porcelain tiles:

Unless they have changed their formulation, this product is a combination of a silane and a fluoropolymer "grease".  What silane does not react with the substrate will evaporate. So this white film would

 

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