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oiling tiles

updated tue 17 mar 98


Foresthrt on mon 16 mar 98

>My wife and I recently laid 2000 ft^2 of saltilla tiles, darkened them by
>motor oil and then sealed them with Johson Wax's "Fortify". We applied the
>rag and then wiped off the excess

I've been waiting to see if someone would bring up the topic of petroleum
solvents/offgassing (esp. with large areas laid in oiled tile) or trace
additives/contaminents that hitchhike in with the oil-
am I seeing trouble where there is none?

Mary Klotz