If you are looking for a flooring choice that isn’t high maintenance, tile flooring is the one for you. Many people choose it because it is easy to care for and incredibly durable. Not only that, but you can customize it very easily with thousands of color choices as well as size options available to you. Even the most durable, carefree flooring requires a small amount of maintenance though. DM Carpet Cleaning is here to share some maintenance tips for your tile flooring to help extend its life.
How to Clean Glazed Porcelain Tile Flooring
The main way to extend the life of your glazed tile flooring is to vacuum and sweep regularly. When vacuuming, turn the beater bar off if possible to avoid damaging the surface as well as more success in picking up dirt and debris. This should be followed by cleaning your tile flooring with a damp mop and some warm water. When you use a cleaner, make sure it is a Ph balanced cleaner and you rinse the surface of your flooring off after you finish. When you leave the tile floor wet and let it dry on its own, dirt and debris will likely settle into the moisture and your flooring will look dirty.
Cleaning Tile Floors in Bathrooms
You need to give bathroom more attention than you do other areas of the house simply because of the amount of grime that accumulates in no time. If you have soap scum or hard waters stains, you may need to allow a Ph balanced cleanser sit on the surface for several minutes before using a wet sponge to clean it up. Leave the door open and use a dry towel to remove excess water from the surface and allow enough ventilation. Moisture can be an issue in bathrooms for obvious reasons.
Don’ts When DIY Tile Floor Cleaning
There are some things you should avoid when caring for your tile flooring. Here is a list of don’ts when it comes to your tile:
• Don’t combine ammonia and household bleach to clean your tile
• Don’t use any new cleaners without testing them on a small portion of your tile first
• Don’t use strong acids on your tile or abrasive scrub brushes to clean them
• Don’t use any new cleaners without reading the instructions and recommendations first
• Don’t forget to have your tile flooring sealed to prevent staining and damage
Tile & Grout Cleaning & More in Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Roswell, Duluth, Stone Mountain, Covington, Conyers, Loganville & Atlanta Georgia
There are many benefits to having your tile floors cleaned by the professionals at DM Carpet Cleaning. Just like other flooring surfaces, professional cleanings remove dirt and debris that are difficult to remove without the right equipment. This can be especially true for your grout joints in your tile flooring. This porous surface can seem impossible to get completely cleaned, but the cleaning experts at DM Carpet Cleaning have the experience and tools to get the job done right. You may not realize how dirty your tile flooring is until you have them professionally cleaned. Call us today to schedule a tile cleaning appointment.