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Keep Your Floors Sparkling Clean


Floors can get quite dirty because they are used so often. However, the way in which you clean certain flooring in your home or office in Battersea differs from one type to another.


If you have ceramic tile floors, you must avoid using abrasive cleaners on them because it might damage the glaze. If you have unglazed ceramic floors tiles, you should avoid cleaning them with acids and abrasives. On both types of tiles, glazed and unglazed, you should mop them with an all purpose cleaner and then dry them off with a dry cloth. This will prevent streaks from occurring. Every year should get into the habit of stripping the wax that builds up on your unglazed tiles and then re-wax them. After applying the stripper, remember to rinse the floor with clean water.


Wood flooring is getting more and more popular amongst homeowners in Battersea, SW11 today. Perhaps it’s because they ooze glamour and style. However, it is crucial that you keep it looking good because it requires a certain method of cleaning. As long as you maintain it, there’s no reason why it should be hard work. The easiest and most effective way to clean a wood floor is to firstly vacuum your floor and then apply a liquid floor cleaner with a wax applicator on a small width of area at a time. Leave it to rest for a minute or two and then clean off the excess with a dry towel.


Concrete floors can be quite difficult to clean, especially because they are so porous and soak up stains easily. Try sealing concrete floors and it will save you a lot of time when it comes to cleaning. Or, if you have an unsealed concrete floor, here’s the best way to go about cleaning it. To begin with, sweep up to ensure that you can get rid of any loose dirt lying around. Then wash it with an all purpose cleaner or alternatively, a homemade cleaning solution. If you only have concrete floors in your garage, you will have to take a different approach. The solution to eliminating oil stains is in fact, cat litter. Sprinkle cat litter all over the stains in your garage. After you have spread the litter, get out the water hose and spray it all down with clean water. Use a strong cleaning solution afterwards, rinse it off, and leave to dry. The results are amazing.


Linoleum floors are very easy to maintain. All you have to do is make sure they are waxed. After your floors have been waxed, they only need to be tended to occasionally with a vacuum. To keep linoleum floors clean, just mop them with an all purpose cleaner. Never use solvent base products on your floors in the SW8 area as this can damage them.


The best and easiest way for marble floors to be cleaned is by damp-mopping them using either plain water or a cleaning solution. If your marble is unpolished, it might be worth considering getting it polished because non-polished marble floors stain easily.


If you have no-wax vinyl floors in your home in Battersea, lucky you because they are incredibly easy to maintain. All you have to do is keep them clean by using an all-purpose cleaning solution. However, for spills, all you need to do is wipe them up with a sponge and dishwashing liquid. For those without no-wax vinyl floors, clean them using a cleaning solution dissolved in water and then rinse your tiles with clean water. To finish, apply a couple of coats of a self-polishing floor product and leave to dry. You will be left with astounding results.