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Cleaning Procelain or Ceramic Floors

Dec 9, 2014

How to Clean your Porcelain or Ceramic Tile Floor

Porcelain and Ceramic tiles are among the most durable floors you can have in your home. As durable as they are they still have to be cleaned on a regular basic. To do this you will need:

  • A dustpan and broom or vacuum cleaner
  • A cloth strip or yarn coil mop
  • A bucket
  • Rubbing alcohol and a liquid cleaner
  • A heavy duty cleaner for stains

Once you have gathered all your supplies, begin as follows:

  1. Vacuum or sweep the floor to remove all the loose dirt.
  2. Mop the tile floor with plain hot water using a mop made of coiled yard or cloth strips. This will help you clean not only the tile but also the grout that sits below the level of the tile.
  3. If there is a build up of dirt and stains on your tile floor then a mild household cleaner and rubbing alcohol mixed in a bucket of warm water will do the trick.
  4. For stubborn stains you can spot clean with a heavy duty bleach-free floor cleaner and a sponge.
  5. Finally, wash the floor with clean warm water to remove any leftover residue.
If the above steps fail to produce satisfactory results then a professional may be required to restore your tile to its pristine condition.
Cleaning your porcelain or ceramic tile floors on a regular basis and working on stains as they appear will keep your floors looking great for many years to come.