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Tile Refinishing Cost

Tile Refinishing Cost 2021

The average price to refinish ceramic tile in 2021 is $1,075, with prices ranging from $150 – $2,000. If you are estimating the price by square footage, you can expect a price range of $4 – $10 per square foot, according to Homeadvisor.

Ceramic Tile Refinishing 


Due to wear and tear over time, ceramic tiles will need to be refinished. The refinishing process is quite simple. Flooring experts will come to remove any grease, dirt or oils from the surface. After a thorough cleaning, any remaining chips and cracks will then be filled in. This ensures a safe and even surface for all.

Ceramic tiling can be used in multiple areas all over the house. This material will look great on kitchen floors, countertops and in the bathroom. These tiles can be customized to offer the look of an upscale home makeover project. Enjoy an easy refinishing process with ceramic tiling, compared to many other flooring options.

Tile Refinishing Vs Tile Reglazing

On average, bathroom tile reglazing costs $64.55 per square foot, with average prices ranging from $16.95 to $95.20 per square foot in the U.S., according to improve.net. You can expect to pay an average of $1,075 with prices ranging from $150 to $2,000 according to HomeAdvisor. Reglazing tile brings back that original shine your bathroom or shower floor tile had the day it was new.

Tile Reglazing Cost

Tile Refinishing Vs Tile Replacement

In comparison, the average price to install ceramic tile is $3,500 and ranges between $2,700 – $13,000. Another factor to take into account is time, tile refinishing can be done in as little as 8 hours by contrast tile replacement can take up to 4 weeks from start to finish.


  1. We first start with cleaning the tile as well as the surrounding area to remove any oil, dirt, or other debris from the site.
  2. Next, we evaluate the tile for damage like cracks, then we begin etching the tile and repairing chips so the refinishing agent can bond with the tile correctly.
  3. After we apply a primer to the tiles and begin to recoat the grout.
  4. During our final step, we will inspect the work area to ensure there are no cracks or damage to caulking or grout then we will apply the final coat of enamel.



For the last 27 years, Mexican Tile Restoration has provided tile refinishingtile restoration, grout cleaning, among other services for Saltillo tile, marble tile, travertine tile, granite tile, terrazzo tile, limestone tile, porcelain tile, and ceramic tile floors. We also offer grout cleaning/sealing

Get a free tile restoration quote anywhere in Phoenix including Scottsdale, Mesa, Tempe, Chandler or anywhere else by giving us a call today.  Mexican Tile Restoration cleans and removes scratches from old saltillo tile and grout, reverses fading damage from excessive sunlight, replaces broken tiles, matches colors for replacement tiles, mends chipped grout lines, and polishes and seals your entire floor to make it look brilliantly new again!

We invite you to call us today at 602-370-6082 to discuss your tile & grout restoration and service needs in Phoenix, Arizona!