“Talavera Tile” are a type of Mexican Saltillo Tile that has a multi color kiln fired glazed applied in a decorative pattern. This glaze puts it into a different “care” category see “Glazed Tile”. “Mission Tile” is a cement product and is discussed on the ” Concrete Tile” page..Sealing the Saltillo Tiles will help to prevent staining of the tile. Proper sealing of the Saltillo will greatly ease the future clean up and maintenance of your Saltillos. A clear shine on your Saltillo Tiles will allow the true beauty of the Saltillo to show. Saltillos also lend themselves to staining with any number of colors..Since Saltillo tiles are unglazed and porous, they can absorb any water or cleaners they come in contact with. Natural products such as vinegar clean gently yet effectively without the harsh fumes and toxicity of chemical cleaners. Clean your Saltillo tile floor weekly to keep it lo.ng its best..Saltillo tiles are extremely soft and porous making them extremely difficult to clean and maintain. Saltillo tiles often have topical sealers applied to them which also makes them more difficult to clean. The condition of the sealer is in many cases the key to how clean the saltillo tiles will look after cleaning them. Regardless of whether a topical sealer has been applied an alkaline cleaner is best suited for cleaning saltillo tiles..