Tips on How to Maintain Tiles

Tiles look beautiful once laid and are easy to maintain. Although dirt can accumulate over time, some regular light cleaning will keep them looking as good as fresh. Tiles, generally speaking, have an advantage over other types of flooring (such as carpet, hardwood) because of their sleek appearance, longevity, and relief of care. Yet, as easygoing as it may seem to maintain tiles, there are a few tricks to keep them looking as bright and new as when they were put in. Here are a few tricks to help maintain your tiles and keep it sparkling clean

1. Keep your tiles clean always; It’s important to keep your floor clean by regularly sweeping or vacuuming it. Dirt easily scratches tile surface which will lead to defacing of the tiles surface. To ensure the beauty of your tiles it is important that tiles are kept clean always

2. Mop Regularly. To keep your tiles shiny, it is essential to mop it regularly. Regular mopping of tiles removes all kinds of stubborn stains such as grease, dirt which cannot be removed by vacuuming,etc.from your tiles and give it a sparkling new look.

3. Make the grout look shiny and new. After mopping, make a paste of baking soda and water. Rub the paste into the grout using an old toothbrush (electric ones work great) and rinse off. If the stains are really bad, you can apply plain baking soda, add a bit of distilled white vinegar, and let the solution sit for an hour before you begin scrubbing.

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