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4 Important Tile Maintenance Tips

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Tile is a powerful addition to any house and when it’s first installed, it can really bring a room together. When you get tile flooring in Delray, Florida, your goal is probably going to be to keep it looking new for as long as possible.  

Luckily, this task isn’t too difficult, as tile is one of the easiest flooring options to maintain, especially if it’s correctly installed. D&B Tile Distributors offers a wide variety of tile and tile cleaners so your beautiful flooring can last a lifetime 

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How to Keep Your Tile Looking New 

If you’re being diligent about cleaning your tile, you shouldn’t have any long-term issues that could hurt its appearance. Most tile is stain, moisture, and scratch-resistant, so you won’t have a reason to worryWhen it is time to clean them, here are some important tips. 

Water is Your Friend

Most of the timeyou’ll simply need water to clean the tile in your Delray home. Just grab mop or sponge and you should be good to go. If you do feel like you need a little bit of extra help, you can purchase a neutral cleaner specifically made for tile or grout 

Omni Cleaners is the best product on the market and used by our team in our heavy traffic tile showrooms.  (need assistance here) 

Keep Harsh Cleaners to A Minimum

Harsh cleaners are perfectly acceptable to use in times of need, but they should be used very sparingly. Consistent use of these cleaners can break down sealers, leaving you with dirt and oils in your grout.  

 Also, if you use any cleaner – even the mild detergent – it’s important to always finish by rinsing the tile with water 

Grout Cleaning

Grout cleaning is probably going to be the most tedious maintenance task you’ll complete to keep your tile flooring looking great. However, the result is going to feel completely worth it. As long as you’re consistently maintaining your tile, this task should be fairly easy  

With either an Omni grout cleaner or baking soda and water solution, take a grout brush (or even a toothbrush) and scrub the grout thoroughly. Sometimes you may come across more stubborn grout stains, but these should be easily removed with a pencil eraser. Yes, an eraser.  

Sweeping and Vacuuming

Some of the most effortless things you can do to keep your tile clean is sweeping and vacuuming. If you only have dry dirt on the surface, just sweep it off and you’re all set. Another great option is an electrostatic cleaner, such as a Swiffer. 

 

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Looking for Cleaners for Your Tile Flooring in Delray, Florida? 

Properly maintaining your tile floor can lead to it looking brand-new for years. At D&B Tile Distributors, we know all there is to know about tile. If you need help with choosing tile, installation, or maintenance tips, our tile experts are here for you. Contact us today to learn more!  

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