Strip Wax From Slate Tile

Homeowners install slate tiles on floors, walls and countertops to give the room a natural look. Waxing is one way of sealing the stone surface. Some homeowners clean the slate-surface regularly with products that contain wax such as Mop N Glo, which after repeated applications leaves a buildup. Applying wax over the slate tile surface protects the slate and keeps stains from settling into the slate. When waxed, spills on a slate-surface will bead up rather than absorb into the stone. Over time, through use and exposure to sunlight and cleaning wax will break down may leave the countertop, floor or wall with a hazy finish or some stone waxes will turn yellow, which are all indicators of the