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Does slate tile flooring need to be sealed?

Always
38%
In most cases
27%
In some cases
13%
Never
8%
Not sure
11%
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Question: Does slate tile flooring need to be sealed?
Top Answer (38% of 36 votes): Always.

Answer: Always
Explanation: It's a natural stone and needs to be protected
ARTIZTEK TILE DESIGNS
Answer: Always
Explanation: Slate should be dipped in sealer or rolls with a roller both sides and the edges before and let dry before installing
Foster Construction
Answer: Always
Explanation: Yes especially before grouting.
Tiling San Diego
ProMatcher
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: it is porous
TAC Tile
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: I always suggest that it is to help prevent it from flaking.
A Better Flooring
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: only natural stones need sealing
United Granite Countertops
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: we do brick pavers. Exterior
Carvalho Pavers
Answer: Always
Explanation: You should always seal your tile or stone floors with a penetrating sealer
Russell Tile
Answer: Never
Explanation: Slate is a nonporous material. However, during installation the installer may seal it to ensure easy grout removal.
TileCraft LLC
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What type of stone floor tile is the most difficult to install?Top answer: There is no significant difference

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