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Victorian Floor Tile Restoration - Tile Doctor Victorian Floor Restoration in North London

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Published on Nov 10, 2017

Victorian floor tile restoration in North London -
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If you're looking for floor tile restoration or even terracotta floor tile restoration, then Tile Doctor can help you get it done professionally.

We are the experts when it comes to victorian floor tile restoration London.

If you're searching an image result for victorian floor tiles black and white, then you can see in the thumbnail the transformation before and after the Victorian floor tiles have been restored.

Our most popular products include stone floor protection, tile floor protection, concrete floor protection, and carpet floor protection. Make sure you watch this video to see the full restoration of a victorian tiled floor in North London. These classic victorian tiles were in a state when we arrived, but are now virtually brand new.

Take a look at this monochrome hallway with original Victorian Floor Tiles. It's stunning!

When they lay a new tile floor, sealing the grout isn't easy. For the best floor tiles cleaning services around, Tile Doctor is definitely the company to call. If you want to keep old floor in place, then floor tile restoration is the best solution for you. Another option is Edwardian floor tiles. Edwardian floor tiles are geometric tiles that were created with versatility in mind. But we recommend Victorian Tiles for Fireplaces, Porches, Kitchens and Bathrooms by Victorian Ceramics.

Did you know victorian floor tiles uk is one of the hottest topics on this category? Read on about how we did the victorian floor tile restoration...

Victorian Tiled Hallway Hidden Under Carpet Fully Restored in Woodford Green

This lovely Victorian Tiled Hallway was discovered by a couple during the renovation of their home in Woodford Green which is a suburb of Woodford in North East London. The tiles were covered by a hallway carpet and much of it was obscured by concrete floor leveller. Fortunately just enough of the tile was exposed to give an indication of the Black and White Victorian floor underneath.

After initial investigation and discussion on what was possible, we were invited to quote to restore the floor which I’m pleased to say was accepted. The victorian tiled floor restoration was about to begin. The following pictures show an indication of the process we followed to restore the hallway to its former Victorian glory.

How To Tile Victorian Tiles

The first step was to remove the concrete floor levelling compound which was done very carefully using small hand tools, detail blades and scrapers. This took a lot of work as we did not want to damage the tiles underneath. You can get a feeling for this from the photographs below where we slowly remove the concrete layer over the floor to reveal the Victorian floor underneath. Stone floor cleaning can be an intensive process, but well worth the efforts.

Once the Victorian tiles were all uncovered and the cement had been removed we got a good idea of the condition of the tiles and began a deep clean restorative process. The process began by giving the floor an acid wash with Tile Doctor Grout Clean-Up which was left to dwell on the tile for ten minutes before being scrubbed in to release remaining smears of concrete and grout residue on the tiles.

The resultant soil was then removed with a wet vacuum and the floor then cleaned with Tile Doctor Pro-Clean using a similar technique of leaving it to dwell and then scrubbing it in.

Once cleaned the soiled cleaning product was removed with a wet vacuum and the floor give an thorough rinse with fresh water which was followed by a steam clean to finalised the process.

Cleaning tiles is an important step in the process, not to be missed.

Sealing Victorian Hallway Tiles

The tiles were left to dry and set overnight and we returned later to seal them with an initial coat of Tile Doctor Colour Grow, an impregnating seal as a primer before re-grouting.

Once the sealer had dried we moved on to grouting those areas which were repaired the previous day with a matching grout colour and then this was left to set

When the grout was set it was time to finish off the sealing this time using five applications of Tile Doctor Seal & Go to provide a natural sheen finish.

As you can see from the picture, the floor has been fully restored to its original condition and with the correct maintenance; it should last for years to come. The victorian floor tile restoration was a success!

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