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How to repair chip in tile

Postby ozchick » Thu, 10 Sep 2009 3:10 pm

We've accidentally chipped a floor tile in the kitchen. So it needs a tiny amount of filling, and colour. Any advice on what to use- even if the colour's not a perfect match it might look better than it does now. Grateful for any advice.
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Postby durain » Thu, 10 Sep 2009 5:08 pm

get some pollyfiler in a DIY store. they comes in a tube. pretty easy to apply. it's like ready made cement in a paste.

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Postby Vaucluse » Thu, 10 Sep 2009 5:16 pm

Try the following: Chewing gum, or any other filler (silly putty) and children's paint; felt, oil ...
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Postby QRM » Thu, 10 Sep 2009 6:31 pm

Waterproof tile grout, designed to be wet so washing the floor etc should not effect it. They come in bigish tubs though. make sure you clean the surface well and try and score it so the filler stays in place.

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Postby ozchick » Sat, 12 Sep 2009 6:44 pm

Thanks y'all! Seems to be a few handymen among you!
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colour it

Postby johns1276 » Sun, 27 Sep 2009 4:28 pm

if its that small just colour it ...you could even try a sitable coloured permanent marker if not you can get filler from tile outlets...maybe a resin based filler if tile will be subject to foot traffic...
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