Slate Floor Tiles Need Penetrating Sealer

Slate Floor Tiles Need Penetrating Sealer. Slate is a porous, natural stone that needs to be sealed. We use an “invisible” water-based sealer that leaves the stone in its natural-looking state. Slate is beautiful, but is not our favorite flooring material…

Slate is a porous, natural stone that needs to be sealed. We use an “invisible” water-based sealer that leaves the stone in its natural-looking state.

Slate floor tiles penetrating sealer

Slate floor tiles penetrating sealer

Slate is beautiful, but is not our favorite flooring material for several reasons. It tends to be brittle and can have sharp edges. We don’t install flooring, but have found that mortar and/or grout can┬áreact with the stone, producing muddy and inconsistent appearing grout lines. This is especially visible after sealer is applied.

Slate flooring penetrating sealer

Slate flooring penetrating sealer

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Slate floor penetrating sealer

Slate floor penetrating sealer

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