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French terracotta

fboet

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Looked at a french terracotta floor today. I spot cleaned it with 2790. It took the sealer off and some red dye transferred onto the towel. What's the right way to clean and seal this floor?
I was thinking of mopping on 2790 and turbo cleaning with Hybrid set at 800-900 psi, speed drying with airmover and applying 2-4 coats of Spinergy Revive Enhancer. Am I on the right track?

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Frank
 

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It is sometimes normal to have color bleed, are you sure it is terracotta?

Your plan sounds fine, is there a topical coat on the tile and grout if so a stripper maybe better to use as the grout will be the drama trying to remove a topical coat. Let it dry for a few days before applying a sealer enhancer. If you can get away with using just a high alkaline great but I think a stripper would be a better option and do not use your turbo to rinse of use a shop vac first than turbo away.
 

fboet

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Thank you.
It looks like terracotta and the customer said it was French Terracotta. I thought of removing all the gunk with a gekko wand before I hit it with the TH. I think the 2790 will remove the sealer.

It is sometimes normal to have color bleed, are you sure it is terracotta?

Your plan sounds fine, is there a topical coat on the tile and grout if so a stripper maybe better to use as the grout will be the drama trying to remove a topical coat. Let it dry for a few days before applying a sealer enhancer. If you can get away with using just a high alkaline great but I think a stripper would be a better option and do not use your turbo to rinse of use a shop vac first than turbo away.