Slate Tile Restoration
Slate is a highly porous natural stone material. If not properly polished or sealed, it will be extremely susceptible to liquid absorption and staining. Its surface has natural grooves and pockets (even in seemingly smooth tile) that will hold dirt and debris and pre-chewed food. The tile itself can be damaged and scratched by everyday grit and grime if it is not protected.
BEAUTIFUL, RUSTIC SLATE
With vibrant colors and unique textures, slate is a popular choice for flooring, rustic table tops, benches, hearths, mantles, and other applications. With time and regular use, slate can become dull and become dirty-looking to the point that regular cleaning is ineffective and aggressive cleaning only makes matters worse There are several different ways to finish slate, such as color enhancers, and topical coatings .
Expert technicians at Total Floor Care can provide professional cleaning and sealing services for all kinds of slate. Regardless of finish, slate is a porous stone that should be properly cleaned and sealed after installation and periodically.