How do you seal marble tiles

Sealing and impregnating tiles - step by step

The first step is to clean the tiles. Make sure the surface is completely clean and dry before waterproofing the tiles. An intensive basic cleaning with a sufficiently long drying time is therefore necessary. If you have underfloor heating, it is advisable to switch it off beforehand. The base must be naturally cold before treatment. If you want to seal or impregnate tiles outdoors, the conditions should be dry and the temperature should not fluctuate too much overnight. Use for work Gloves and a matching clothes.

In the second step, check the compatibility of the impregnation agent. Find a slightly inconspicuous or otherwise hidden place for this. During this process, you can also determine changes in color, which is particularly important for an impregnating agent with deepening of the color.

The Kemmer stain protection FS1

In the next step you can seal or impregnate the tiles. Please pay attention to the product-specific instructions on the label of the respective impregnation agent. If you use the Kemmler stain protection FS1, a processing temperature between 5 ° C and 25 ° C is recommended. Adjacent coverings should be covered or masked as a precaution.

The stain protection can be applied evenly to the area to be treated with a brush, a wiper or by spraying. This is followed by an exposure time of approx. 5 to 10 minutes. You can then simply polish away the remaining film that has not been absorbed with a dry cloth or cloth. This will prevent streaks from being left on the surface.

For an even better result, you can repeat the process as described above after 24 hours, which is particularly recommended for unglazed ceramic coverings, marble tiles and natural stone. Depending on your needs and demands on the surface, you should Impregnate tiles every 3 to 5 years. If you want to seal the tiles, this step is not necessary.