Did your tile and grout look right once at the time and now you have a problem dealing with it? With constant foot traffic, it is evident that your tiles and grouts lose their shine and become unclean and gets faded.
Depending on the severity you need to consider the cleaning of your tiles and grouts, be it yourself or professional one but, if it becomes too difficult for you to handle the tile and grout cleaning always opt for the professional service.
If you are going for the DIY method, the following is a small list of best tile cleaners:
- Vinegar & Water
- Scouring Powder & Water
- Dish detergent & Water
Cleaning of your tiles regularly:
Cleaning is a little tedious process but why do we need to wait until the tiles and grout become really dirty because the severity would lead to the use of active chemicals that will eventually degrade the quality of tiles in the long run. Additionally, who wants to scrub and waste time only in cleaning the stains!
To prevent these problems of tiles and grout on the need to follow a regular cleaning regime to get rid of the dirt and dust particles settling on the floor.
Cleaning tiles and grout might seem to be a difficult task, but it is not as difficult as you assume instead regular cleaning would help you to get better results without making you tired and maintaining the quality for the long duration.
Sweeping is the primary tool to get rid of the dust and dirt particles. You can also, implement the use of mop and vacuum to extract the loose particles.
Never use a straw broom to cleaning the floors it should always be done only with dust mop or vacuuming because that scratches your tiles.
Mopping the floor at least once in the week will help the tiles maintain their shine and their appearance and if you are thinking of hiring a professional service provider to get an idea about the charges in your area at first.
After damp mopping, dry the floors this will prevent the natural settling of dust and dirt particles on the floor.
Use absorbent cloths to wipe any spills including water immediately. But if you find pet accidents or a dropped meat you will have to clean with a cleaner or disinfectant. Since active chemicals tend to affect the quality of your floors you need to spray them only in the required areas.
Important tip for rainy seasons: Use doormat outside and inside the house to prevent the traces of mud or water on your tiles.
These were some of the most common points that you need to keep in mind when doing tile and grout cleaning and if you need any professional help please contact Dri & Kleen Home Services 305-742-1620.