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  1. Cranbrook

    Cranbrook Active Member

    doing a bit of retro cutting today on porc tiles to fit a led strip light in a recess, scratched all of a tile with my grinder guard, any ideas how to remove? Nightmare!
     
  2. 3_fall

    3_fall Administrator. Staff Member Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner Top Contributor

    Location:
    SW London
    Try ceramic clean from lithofin, that normally removes metal marks from tiles.
     
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  3. jcrtiling

    jcrtiling Professional Tiler TTA Member Top Contributor

    Location:
    Salisbury
    Plumbers rubber, t cut, wet and dry , mix up some grout rub it with that ,
     
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  4. Cranbrook

    Cranbrook Active Member

    Cheers lads, tried rubbing grout but didnt work, tried jif (cif) and didnt work, was thinking of scratching it off with a grinder but thought id ask here first lol.. i'll try the suggested methods tomorrow..
     
  5. impish

    impish Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler

    Location:
    Lancashire
    The solution: Barkeeper's Friend.
    Trust me!

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  6. Cranbrook

    Cranbrook Active Member

    Just had a quick read up on that bar keepers friend and im completely sold on it.. hope it comes in time for new tools tuesdays :sob:
     
  7. Waluigi

    Waluigi Professional Tiler Top Contributor

    Location:
    UK
    We use Bar keepers friend on solid surface countertops (Corian) it’s really good.

    For tiles I would use diamond hand polishing pads.

    Start off with 3000 and if it’s still there at 50 grit you have a big problem:tearsofjoy:
     
  8. impish

    impish Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler

    Location:
    Lancashire
    It's a metal scuff he has, not a scratch.
    (I think!)
     
  9. Waluigi

    Waluigi Professional Tiler Top Contributor

    Location:
    UK
    Ahhh, OK

    Bath rubber. Toolstation sell them, made by Cramer.
     
  10. Cranbrook

    Cranbrook Active Member

    I have a feeling they may be scratched :(
     
  11. Waluigi

    Waluigi Professional Tiler Top Contributor

    Location:
    UK
    Do you have a variable speed grinder and polishing pads? Might be worth having a go on a spare tile. Depends on the Porc though.
     
  12. Cranbrook

    Cranbrook Active Member

    Out of my 4 Grinders, none are variable unfortunately! Is there a bid difference to hand polishing pads?
     
  13. Dave Mitchell

    Dave Mitchell Active Member

    Location:
    Pembrokeshire
  14. 3_fall

    3_fall Administrator. Staff Member Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner Top Contributor

    Location:
    SW London
    Don’t use had pads on porcelain tiles, you’ll trash them.
    IF you could remove the marks by polishing them, use a cream based product, but it’s still likely to dull the surface, esp if they’re polished.
     
  15. Cranbrook

    Cranbrook Active Member

    I'll take a pic tomorrow before I do anything...
     
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