Color Sealing Mexican Floors

Dafloorman

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This is a very nice up sell, the only problem is you CANNOT be afraid of color sealing! It was NOT easy! As a matter of fact, back breaking! 3 days Of work! Process:

Light quick scrub with GM and a little degreaser, 175 and a carpet brush. We did NOT use any floor stripper or a stiff hard nylo brush, that’s not needed every time! Floor was not horribly dirty. Cleaning took about an hour, close to 1,500 square feet. Picked up excess, moped with neutral cleaner, then dried the areas.
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Color sealed all the grout which was 90% of the work! Then applied 4 coats of Terraglaze (finish mop). Looked beautiful, like glass! Color sealing the grout made all the difference, another happy customer!
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This is a very nice up sell, the only problem is you CANNOT be afraid of color sealing! It was NOT easy! As a matter of fact, back breaking! 3 days Of work! Process:

Light quick scrub with GM and a little degreaser, 175 and a carpet brush. We did NOT use any floor stripper or a stiff hard nylo brush, that’s not needed every time! Floor was not horribly dirty. Cleaning took about an hour, close to 1,500 square feet. Picked up excess, moped with neutral cleaner, then dried the areas.
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Color sealed all the grout which was 90% of the work! Then applied 4 coats of Terraglaze (finish mop). Looked beautiful, like glass! Color sealing the grout made all the difference, another happy customer!
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is your color seal leave a painted surface look? or is it a stain or dye for your color sealing?

stuff that looks like paint is hideous imo
 

Dafloorman

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is your color seal leave a painted surface look? or is it a stain or dye for your color sealing?

stuff that looks like paint is hideous imo

It’s a stain, and we add a latex in it for added protection, if you zoom in on the pics, you will see that it looks like the original grout! That particular color is called Light Buckskin, so I do a few samples with the customer to pick out which grout color is best for that job. The walls are a similar color to that brown stain, so it was a good match, very soothing color not to crazy and blends in good with this particular floor.

In my opinion the black grout just looks plain dirty! No matter what you do besides color sealing, your not going to change how ugly that grout is, normally it turns out blotchy and uneven! So color sealing is an easy up sell, makes the entire floor look new again!
 
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This is a very nice up sell, the only problem is you CANNOT be afraid of color sealing! It was NOT easy! As a matter of fact, back breaking! 3 days Of work! Process:

Light quick scrub with GM and a little degreaser, 175 and a carpet brush. We did NOT use any floor stripper or a stiff hard nylo brush, that’s not needed every time! Floor was not horribly dirty. Cleaning took about an hour, close to 1,500 square feet. Picked up excess, moped with neutral cleaner, then dried the areas.
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Color sealed all the grout which was 90% of the work! Then applied 4 coats of Terraglaze (finish mop). Looked beautiful, like glass! Color sealing the grout made all the difference, another happy customer!
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Looks 100% better
 
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Dafloorman

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How you remove all the sealer from the grout lines so color seal will bond to grout?

On this particular job, the finish was not to heavy, so of course color sealer or grout stain will not bond to dirt or an uneven surface. With these floors the bond is usually very good, also the coats of finish on top is just extra protection so that bond will hold to the grout. And it completes the job with a wonderful look!