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Black Dog wrote at 2013-05-10 18:04:03
But in fact, could one actually bleach terracotta tiles? I have very dark red clay tomettes in an old house in France...and I would like to lighten them (I see some homes with variously-colored tomettes, lighter reds, ocres, and browns mixed together. If that is not the actual color of the clay, could bleaching do something similar? Thank you.

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Bill Hohmann


I can answer questions concerning the stripping and sealing of various tile, brick, and stone flooring with an emphasis on Mexican Tile. I cannot help in regards to installation issues, such as what sort of tile to use; how to install or remove tiles, etc.


Over 30 years experience in the manufacture development and use of sealers, coatings and cleaners for tile, stone, brick, etc.

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