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30-Year-Old Saltillo Refreshed

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    How faded these pavers were after ten years of exposure to the elements!
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    This image shows our paver restoration work in progress.
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    See for yourself what a dramatic difference professional paver cleaning and sealing services make.

Problem

This outside entry in Fallbrook had 30-year-old Saltillo pavers that were dull and unwelcoming in appearance. Many layers of wax and sealer had built up over the ten years since the entrance was last professionally serviced.

Solution

With two options — either replacing the existing tiles or having us stain and seal them — our client chose to save money and go with refinishing services. We stripped the old sealer and wax from the Saltillo and then stained and sealed the tiles to give the entry a fresh look. You can see for yourself in the AFTER image that restoration, rather than replacement, was a smart decision.

To learn more, visit our Saltillo and Mexican Tile Services page.


Are you in the San Diego area? Do you have pavers that need professional cleaning or restoration? Contact us online or give us a call at (619) 231-7752 or (760) 788-9400.