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    Preventing tiles from changing colour

    Tilers

    My shower tiles have changed colour. Why has this happened? How can I stop it happening again?

    Asked by LAURA on 18th Feb 2021
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    Madeco

    "If the tiles were light and the entire tile is darker, now it may be the fault of the glue, if it was dark. My advice is light tile. light glue."

    Answered on 24th Apr 2021 - Member since Apr 2021 - report
    Bamtastic Tiling

    "Tiles only really change colour when they are subject to excess water ingress. I would guess that being in the shower area, water has found a way behind the tiles whether that be through failed grout or Silicone. I would firstly assess these areas and consider the plan of action from your findings. Hope this helps."

    Answered on 18th Feb 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    Karl's tili8

    "Had the tiles been sealed prior to fitting. This is normally the case case with tile discolouration."

    Answered on 18th Feb 2021 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    Gaone Ntime

    "Hi there.

    Tiles will never change color but what would normally happen is scale building up after a period oft time due to hard water.

    Would need cleaning regularly."

    Answered on 10th Mar 2021 - Member since Jun 2017 - report
    Gutters, and facia work fife

    "Is it the grout that has changed colour or the actual tiles? I have only seen tiles fade in conservatory’s with sunlight, never in a bathroom! If it is the grout it will be down to cleaning products you are using, it could even be down to sponge or cloth used?"

    Answered on 18th Feb 2021 - Member since Feb 2021 - report
    M@R Service

    "Very good clean. Must totally dry. And wash with tiles and ground protector."

    Answered on 18th Feb 2021 - Member since Feb 2021 - report

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