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Just a quick question.  A few years ago our then property managers arranged for our Saltillo tiles to be refinished and sealed.  I can’t remember the problem other than we were told they need to be resealed periodically and we wanted more of a sheen.  Well, work was done by someone who clearly didn’t know what they were doing and now they are peeling and look awful.  I seem to remember someone warning against a particular product when sealing Saltillo (after our mess, of course☹️), and now I need to be sure that doesn’t happen again. Does anyone know what NOT to use?  The name of the product that should be used would be helpful as well.  Gracias!

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Check this link, 

https://www.ehow.com/way_5385522_linseed-oil-saltillo-tile-maintenance.html

Also recall that the initial treatment is with BOILED linseed oil....some have used just linseed oil....that can be an issue.    Sounds like these may need to be stripped down and start over.

Suerte.

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I really don't know why all this  necessity for all sorts of machine and chemical maintenance on a natural clay tile which we have inside and outside of a house that we have been in for 14 years and these tiles are at minimum 10-15 years older than that. Our maid mops them twice/week.

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3 hours ago, Maeflower said:

Just a quick question.  A few years ago our then property managers arranged for our Saltillo tiles to be refinished and sealed.  I can’t remember the problem other than we were told they need to be resealed periodically and we wanted more of a sheen.  Well, work was done by someone who clearly didn’t know what they were doing and now they are peeling and look awful.  I seem to remember someone warning against a particular product when sealing Saltillo (after our mess, of course☹️), and now I need to be sure that doesn’t happen again. Does anyone know what NOT to use?  The name of the product that should be used would be helpful as well.  Gracias!

The bad stuff that peels is Sellacril.  

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