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Bath Sealant For Use On Natural Stone Tiles?

Discussion in 'Tiling' started by RDD, 3 Jan 2020.

  1. RDD

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    Hi,

    I'm looking to reseal my bath, but have recently discovered I've been using the wrong sealant for natural stone tiles in the past, made fairly obvious by the fact it seems to peel away from them over time...

    On reading the tube (which I've never done, sealant's sealant, right?!) most sealants specifically state they're not for use on natural stone, but I'm struggling to find one that does state it's suitable.

    So could any pro's help me out and recommend a bath sealant (clear ideally) that will properly adhere to stone tiles?

    Much appreciated!
     
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    Just checking as it's slightly unusual - is your bath made of stone tiles?
     
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    Sorry, should have clarified, it's stone tile up to a plastic bath.

    Tends to start peeling away from the stone after a while.
     
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    are you talking about floor tiles or wall tiles?

    there's lots of appropriate sealants and cleaner's for natural stone.
    once it starts peeling you might have difficulty trying to make a respectable job of it, but solvent and non-solvent strippers are available.

    fwiw: its best to seal stone before fixing it but definitely before grouting.

    why not refer to the place where you bought the stone/sealant from for advice on their products?
     
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    They're wall tiles, surrounding the bath.

    I know you say there's lots, but finding one which specifically says it's suitable for stone is proving elusive, which is why I asked for a suggestion.

    It's also an existing bathroom, so I've no idea who installed it or when.
     
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    Dow Corning 785N

    The N is neutral curing
     
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