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I have tiled my floor with slate tiles. Due to some scheduling issues prior to sealing or grouting them I had a plaster and plumber in to do some work. The floor covering didn't do the required job and I now have dust, plaster, possibly a bit of adhesive and paint on the tiles. I have used some white spirit which has improved it slightly, and also some no nonsense grime remover from screwfix. Unfortunately there are still significant stains on the tiles. Can anyone recommend a way to remove the stains or am I going to have to rip the tiles up?

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Hello

I have tiled my floor with slate tiles. Due to some scheduling issues prior to sealing or grouting them I had a plaster and plumber in to do some work. The floor covering didn't do the required job and I now have dust, plaster, possibly a bit of adhesive and paint on the tiles. I have used some white spirit which has improved it slightly, and also some no nonsense grime remover from screwfix. Unfortunately there are still significant stains on the tiles. Can anyone recommend a way to remove the stains or am I going to have to rip the tiles up?

Many thanks.
Hi. Are the paint marks large or misting spray ?
also can you post some pics.
 
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What type of finish do you have on the slate tiles.
 
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Thank you for your replies.

The tiles are unsealed with no finish on them. I laid the tiles but they then got stained by work that was carried out before I had the chance to seal them.

I'm not sure how much is paint and how much is plaster/other adhesives.

I have attached some photos as an example.

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