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Tile Cleaning Houston

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When looking for Houston tile cleaning, its good to know about grout first. Grout cleaning is not the same for each type of tile.  Travertine tile for example is polished to a particular shine level, and you want to exercise caution when cleaning grout between travertine tile as for one thing, it sometimes permeates into the tile, and for another, a lot of the cleaning methods employed for cleaning grout can damage the finish of the Travertine.

For grout and Travertine, alkaline cleaner works best as it will be non-reactive to both the grout as well as the Travertine. When using alkaline cleaner, mix with hot water, and be careful in applying it to the tile. You don’t want the water to sit too long because of the damage that moisture can cause to Travertine.

Tile Cleaning In Houston

Terrazzo tile cleaning and restoration usually involves a sealer that is fairly thick, roughly the consistency of peanut butter. You either want to get grout cleaning in Houston done, or make sure you use a cleaning solution that is especially formulated for both terrazo and grout. When in doubt, check the label. If it’s not pH neutral (-7), it’s best not to use it. A good way to tell is to test the smallest amount of cleaning solution possible in a small area to see if your grout and tile reacts to it. Concrete tile can also benefit from Houston grout cleaning, because it is another composite material such as terrazzo. As long as the cleaning solution you’re using is not acidic, you can use it on marble tile as well. tile cleaning houstonAgain, use a pH neutral cleaning solution.

Ceramic tile cleaning is best accomplished using high alkaline and/or acidic type tile cleaners that are designed for the job.  Not just any acid cleaner will do and some acids will damage ceramic and porcelain finishes.  After a thoroughly cleaning the tile and grout, rinsing the surface of residue is important for best results.

Whatever cleaning solution you may use, there are basic steps you should follow to clean your tile and grout. First off, thoroughly sweep or vacuum your flooring to remove any loose debris. When you’re spraying your cleaning solution, spray it directly on the dirty area, and avoid over-spraying. Use a stiff nylon brush or a sponge that’s non-abrasive. Wipe up the cleaning solution with a clean sponge, mop, or dry towel. Rinse with clean water, then reseal the cleaned area or have a Houston tile cleaning company seal it for you.

Cleaning Grout and Tile is a Snap

You just need to know the type of tile you have, know what type of cleaners work on both the tile and your grout, and follow the proper cleaning procedure. That way, you’ll be keeping up the investment in your flooring. To be 100% sure you’re doing the right thing, call a tile cleaning company in Houston to do it for you.

 

 

Saltillo and Terra Cotta Floor– Tile Striping and Sealing

We also do tile stripping and sealing for Saltillo and Terra Cotta floors.

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saltillo terra cota coating stripping sealing

Dirty Kitchen Tile Restoration — Cleaning and Color Sealing

Kitchen tile are usually the dirtiest tile part in the house due to dirt, and oil and grease stain.

Click on the image to see how we restore these dirty tiles back to its brand new look.

Color Sealing -- Kitchen Countertop

Tile and Grout Restoration

Grout Discoloration Solution — Color Sealing

Grout imperfection and discoloration can now be corrected through grout color sealing.

Click on the image to see the job we’ve done in one of our client’s dirty grout floor.

Ceramic and Porcelain tile cleaning and coloring

Grout Color Sealing

Grout Cleaning Professional Help

Grout and tile stain cannot be easily got by an ordinary household cleaner especially if the stains had been there for a long time. Best thing to do is call for a Grout Cleaning Professional to help you with this hard household choir — save more time and effort.

cleaning a dity moldy floor


floor after cleaning and sealing

Easy clean up by an expert.

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