Due to its physical characteristics, Il Palagio Terracotta
requires particularly quick, easy treatment; if one takes
special care, one is certain to obtain exceptional, long-lasting
Wash only once the floor is completely dry (roughly 20-30
days after laying with mortar and 5-10 days after applying
with glue, depending on the weather conditions and season).
1) Wet with water and then wash and rub the floor with
Buffered Acid for several minutes applying 1 litre to
5 m2. Take care to remove any trace of lime, cement or
glue from the tiles.
2) Rinse well until the water remains clear before the
floor dries after being cleaned with acid.
The treatment should be started once the floor is dry
(it is advisable to let air circulate in the room also
in winter to facilitate evaporation of humidity). Proceed
1) With a sponge or flat brush spread the basic product
(1 litre = 20 m2) which serves to impregnate and level.
2) After 24 hours, apply a coat creamy wax (neutral
or antiquated) uniformly (1 litre = 8-10 m2). The treatment
can be done with neutral wax to obtain a warm colour similar
to the original colour of the product or with antiquated
wax to obtain a brownish shade reminiscent of old-fashioned
Brush immediately afterwards to spread the product and
make it absorb, possibly with a brush polisher.
3) After 48 hours, apply a second protective, anti-dust
wax coat. Brush with polisher.
N. B. When applying the Base or Wax, it is advisable
to suspend the treatment along the joins (that is, do
not leave parts of tiles untreated).
The floor then requires no further
treatment; periodically, depending on wear, one can use
maintenance wax on the market.
For routine cleaning, simply wash with water.
Every 3-4 weeks, one can pass a brush polisher over the
floor once it has been cleaned, giving it new life and
enhancing its beauty.
Guide to Treatment and Suggestions for laying