The tiles are terracotta tiles, traditionally hexagonal. With time the tiles can break, crack, or be smeared. It then becomes necessary to restore your floor tiles.

Check the condition of the tiles to be renovated

Before you renovate your tiles, look for those that are broken or cracked. Wash them and then check whether they are fat or stained. If your tiles are oiled or if they have been waxed, you must use a product Wax Remover. If they are stained you clean them with a suitable product.

Replace any damaged tiles

To replace damaged floor tile, scrape the seal around with a scraper seal. Equip yourself with a chisel and hammer and break the floor tile in the center. Then remove the pieces with a metal spatula and scrape the site to remove the last residues.

Dust off location. Apply adhesive mortar in uniform and thin layer and then place a new floor tile. Press to fix without too much push: it must be the same level as the tiles that surround it. Wipe mortar traces overflowed and let dry at least one day without walking on it. Repeat new gaskets and let dry completely.

Polish up the tiles

To restore stained tiles must unclog them in depth. For this, use a product suitable for tiles, apply it on the floor by scrubbing with a brush, let sit and rinse with clear water.

Sand the tiles

You can rent a suitable sander to sand your floor tiles. Before sanding, wet slightly the tiles. Sand them, clean the mud that formed on the surface and let dry.

Protect tiles

The last step to renovate tiles, is to protect them. Apply clay to impregnator, this is a product that reduces the porosity of the tiles. You can then restore the tiles in the waxing or oiling them.