6 Things Your Tile and Grout Wish You Knew

Tile is a smart flooring choice for Florida homes!  It helps to keep our homes cool during the hot summers, it’s easy to clean, and it is extremely durable.  For your floors to remain looking their best and remaining durable, there are 6 things your tile and grout wish you knew.

Let’s dive in!

Clean Regularly

Clean your tile floors on a regular basis to protect against grime build-up and stains.  Taking care of your flooring on a regular basis will extend the life of your tile.

Know How to Clean Your Tile So That You Get The Best Results

Always start with vacuuming and or sweeping up loose debris first.  Consider mopping with a solution made up of 1/4 to 1/2 cup white vinegar with 1 gallon of warm water in a bucket.  Finish by towel drying the tile so no streaks are left behind.

Get Your Tile Professionally Cleaned

Tile is extremely durable and easy to keep clean but sometimes, it can get stained.  A professional cleaning can power out dirt and stains that home cleaning products have a difficult cutting through.

The grout in your tile floor is very porous which can lead to stains and discoloration.  To keep your tile flooring looking its best, consider sealing your grout.  Below are three reasons why you should consider sealing your tile grout.

Sealing Extends the Life of the Grout

Sealing grout will help make it stronger and reduce wear and tear, keeping your tile and grout looking its best.

Sealing Keeps Dirt Out

Unsealed grout leaves room for dirt to settle in – making your entire room look dull, dingy, and dirty.  Sealing grout keeps dirt out and keeps your tile looking fresh and clean.

Sealing Prevents Further Damage

Unsealed grout can give way to chips and damage.  Sealing grout can help prevent this type of damage and future wear and tear.

If you have questions about how to keep your tile and grout looking its best, contact us!  We can help, call 727-364-5158 to make an appointment today.