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Old 03-27-2010, 09:44 AM
 
Location: Ohio/Sarasota
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granite for example IS a natural stone and WILL STAIN thus should be sealed/re-sealed about every other year depending on what you clean it with on daily basis and its use factor...some granites are harder/softer (some are not technically really even granite) than others and their stain factor does vary--must most granites should be monitored
in fact I need to get a good product and reseal my kitchen countertops --

When I install natural stone, or any unsealed tile, I seal the tiles before I lay them. Depending on the tile, the grout or thinset may stain without a seal.
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Old 03-27-2010, 11:30 AM
 
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yes--my remodeler used sealer/enhancer on my bathroom tiles that were natural stone before they put them in--had real assembly line process
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Old 07-19-2010, 11:18 AM
 
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We just bought a house that has tile flooring and the grout is disgustingly dirty. We want it cleaned and sealed before moving in. Can anyone recommend someone? Thanks in advance for any help.
When I lived in Scottsdale, AZ; we bought a house that had a ton of travertine and it was dirty also. What we did was hire someone to come in and steam clean it and then they sealed the grout with a matching color grount sealant. It took away the busy looking lines and cleaned it right up. I'd highly recommend you look for someone who can match the tile color so everything looks uniform.
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