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In most cases
In some cases
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Question: Does slate tile flooring need to be sealed?
Top Answer (43% of 44 votes): Always.

Answer: In most cases
Explanation: Slate is highly porous susceptible to staining, liquid absorption and contaminants if not polished or sealed properly.
Answer: Always
Explanation: All stone tiles should be sealed including slate if he would like to maintain the appearance of the natural stone as it was when it was first installed.
Utopia Tile & Stone
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: In some case tile flooring needs sealing, but it all depends on the surface of the tile.
M.G Tile & Marble Inc.
Answer: Always
Explanation: It's a natural stone and needs to be protected
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
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
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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