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Help....Travertine Etched--Pine-Sol

Posted by bowyer123 (My Page) on
Sun, Oct 20, 13 at 16:55

Long story short, our new housekeeper apparently put Pine-Sol on our travertine floor. It's etched...bad!

Hopefully you can see it in the picture. I counted, 15-16 tiles are affected. Is there any DIY remedy or will I need to call an expert (the installer) and have it fixed. Or will I need to replace the tiles.

We're sick about this....


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RE: Help....Travertine Etched--Pine-Sol

The etch would be less apparent with a more matte finish on the floors. Perhaps when you are having the flooring professional grind out the etch, you could take the rest of the floor to a more honed finish to disguise this problem better in the future. Because it will happen again when the stone is exposed to any acidic material. That's just part of having any travertine or marble floor. You can seal it well enough to keep the stains out, but not the etching.


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