Use pH-balanced cleaners or
soapless detergents for bi-weekly mopping. Having a bucket with a
wringer helps to ensure you do not oversaturated the mop. Alternatively
use a sponge mop with an attachment to wring out sponge. Always dry mop
or vacuum first. If you prefer not to use commercial cleaning products,
use a steam cleaner (be sure not to buy a deep cleaner, which often
For heavy stains on natural
stone tile, try a manufacturer poultice specifically for porous stone
materials. Cover the stain with the poultice, then tape plastic over it.
Let the poulitice set, according to the manufacturer’s instructions,
then remove it.
|Add glass cleaner to the water in your
cleaning bucket to prevent streaks from showing up once the
floor is dry. If the floor has a dull finish, it may be time
to reseal the floor. If water absorbs into the grout lines,
the grout joints need to be resealed, It is still necessary
to clean the floor before sealing.