Saltillo Pavers must be cleaned or stripped by hand only! This includes all types of Mexican pavers; Saltillos, Tecate Pavers, French Terracotta, Concrete Pavers, Spanish Pavers, and all other soft terracotta tile. The Saltillo tiles by it’s nature is an extremely soft tile. Any type of scrubber other than a soft nylon bristle brush will scratch, scuff or in the worst case grind down the paver. The Mexican Paver forms a crust during the firing process. This crust is the smoothest and least absorbent part of the tile. It is absolutely imperative that this crust not be removed during cleaning or stripping of the tile. Any area of the tile […]