No, Slate tiles need surface protection and Invisible sealer only offers stain protection
Recommended sealers for Slate Tiles are: Top seal.
No, Invisible sealer can only be used on low porosity tiles.
Sandstone tiles are very porous. Three recommended sealers: Top seal, Seal n Boost Satin and Seal n Boost Matte
Invisible Sealer – 48 Hours
Top Seal – 08 Hours
Smart Seal – 04 Hours
Seal n Boost Satin and Seal n Boost Matte – 24 Hours
Seal n Boost Satin, Seal n Boost Matte and Invisible Sealer- 2 Hours
Top Seal – 4 Hours
Smart Seal – 30 min
24 Hours before trafficking and 48 Hours before cleaning
The recommended applicator is the Tile & Floor Care Sheepskin applicator
Acid wash with Grout off
Rinse with clean fresh water
Neutralize and degrease with Easy clean
Rinse until there are no more bubbles and residues of cleaners
Allow to dry – see label for drying times
Seal using the correct applicator and waiting the correct time in between coats
Acrylic / surface sealers = 2 to 4 coats
Penetrating sealers = 1 or more until the tile will not absorb any more sealer
Seal n Boost Satin, Seal n Boost Matte or Top Seal
Invisible Sealer can be used to seal low porosity natural stone tops.
This prevents spillages like acid and oils from causing stains.
Invisible Sealer creates a more hygienic surface as it blocks the pores that could host bacteria.
Use Grout off ( dilute 1:30) and not stronger than 10:1 and use Easy clean afterwards to neutralize the surface. Do not use grout off on Granite, Travertine and Marble.
Easy clean is a powerful alkaline degreaser and neutralizer.
Easy clean must be diluted for general purpose cleaning
Cleans oil, greases and general grime
Easy clean also neutralize surfaces after been washed with acids
Quick Clean is an economical, hygienic and neutral cleaner for frequent tile cleaning
Quick Clean contains antibacterial additives and may be used on any tile and hard surface Pleasant fragrance and ultimate cleaner for every tiled floor
Yes, Grout off is necessary. It is a special blend of acids & detergents specifically formulated to remove grout and mortar residues ( which water can’t clean) – Porous & non-porous surfaces
For General purpose periodic cleaning – use Easy clean
Easy clean is too powerful to use for regular cleaning
For every day cleaning – use Quick clean
Easy clean can be used. Paving can be sealed with Seal n Boost Satin and Seal n Boost Matte which will make cleaning much easier and keep oil & dirt from penetrating into the paving
Purge is a cleaner specially formulated to spot clean Porcelain tiles.
No dilution needed, wet the cloth and clean on the spot.
Easy clean can be used to clean the grout on Travertine, Marble & Granite tiles.
Grout off contains acids which cause damage to Marble, Travertine & Granite tiles.
A scrubbing pad, scrubbing brush or hard bristle broom please make sure to wear safety gloves when cleaning with Grout off
Maxi shine is a long lasting, self-shining, anti-slip polymer polish. Maxi shine is frequently used by contractors for a durable high gloss finish. Maxi shine’s high polymer formula gives it superior life and performance. Maxi shine is used whenever a gloss finish is required or where added surface protection is needed (over acrylic sealers etc.) Maxi Shine may only be used for interior applications. Suitable on all types of tiles
Only one coat is needed.
No, Maxi Shine will not enhance the color
No, because maxi shine will block the pores and the sealer won’t be able to penetrate into the pores and bond with the tile. Will eventualy flake off.
Remove Maxi shine with polish stripper, clean with Easy clean, leave for 48 Hours to dry & apply sealer.
Maxi Shine can be applied 48Hours after sealing.
In most cases no. If a spray buff method is to be used then maxi shine can be diluted 4:1 with water. A lint free cloth, sheepskin applicator or wax pad can be used for application