Looking for the best way to care for your tile floors? You’ve come to the right place!
Tile flooring is a great way to make your home feel sleek and luxurious for many years, but how do you ensure you get the most out of your tile’s durability and longevity?
The answer is simple – By learning how to care for your tile properly, your flooring will last a very long time and maintain its luxurious appearance.
In this article, we discuss some of the basic ways you can care for your tile flooring and ensure it lasts as long as possible!
Let’s Begin –
Day-to-day life can be hard on any type of flooring, from pets and little ones tracking dirt and debris into the home to dust build-up and spills. Luckily, tile floors are incredibly durable and super easy to maintain on a regular basis.
For the best-looking tile flooring, we recommend giving your floors a good once-over cleaning with a vacuum or broom 1-2 times a week to remove any lingering dust or foot traffic debris. This way, your floors always feel great to walk on, and you don’t get filth build-up from everyday use.
There’s no better feeling than bare feet on smooth, clean tile floors!
For deep cleanings, you’ll want to mop your tile floors at least twice a month to ensure thorough cleanliness and optimal shine.
In higher-traffic areas of your home, you may want to use a gentle bristle brush to get into your tile’s grout and remove any set in dirt. Over time, dirt and grime can build up in grout and creases and even darken the color of your grout if left unattended. Another way to care for your grout is to apply a sealant every few months for maximum protection against everyday wear and tear.
Additionally, when it comes to mopping and even deeper cleanings, you’ll want to avoid using harsh chemicals on your tile floors. We’ve found that a simple soap and water solution is just as effective without the risk of damaging your flooring and certainly costs less.
Although tile floors are incredibly resilient and are more than capable of standing the test of time with proper care, they aren’t invincible.
To alleviate stress on your tile flooring, consider these additional care measures:
Rugs & Door Mats: Using rugs and door mats in the highest traffic areas of your home is a great way to ease some of the stress your tile flooring may endure over time. Although using rugs isn’t totally necessary, it certainly doesn’t hurt to have a little extra protection where you need it most.
Padded Furniture Legs: Furniture is always a bit rough on flooring, especially when it comes to large, heavy pieces and moving them around the home. The best way to protect your tile flooring from furniture scratches, scuffs, or chips, is to use padding on the feet of your furniture and always avoid sliding it across the floor.
With these simple tips for everyday care and cleaning, your tile floors will last you a lifetime as well as retain their lustrous and beautiful appearance for many years to come.
Our team would be more than happy to answer any questions you may have as well as walk you through our wide variety of flooring options.