As the days get longer and we move ever closer to the Easter break, more of us will be taking to our kitchens to prepare all kinds of Easter treats and delicacies, while we’ll also take spring as the perfect platform for cooking more often and making the most of numerous ingredients that are now coming into season.
Of all places to keep clean, the kitchen floor is one of the most important. Many of us take our beautiful tiling finishes for granted and feel that all is required is a quick sweep when in truth, a deep floor clean is essential. If you’ve already started your spring cleaning schedule, consider whether you’ve thoroughly cleaned your tiled kitchen flooring.
Tiling is highly durable and the perfect option for any room that’s likely get wet or stained over time. Any surface can quite easily return to its stunning original state with the help of some deep cleaning techniques, such as stain removal or the application of Apple Clean’s Scotchgard solution. Here’s what you need to do to ensure your tiled floor is in the best possible condition in preparation for the months ahead.
Sweep & Vacuum to Start
Loose dirt and crumbs need to be collected and disposed of before you get started on any deep floor cleaning as this dirt can quite easily develop into troublesome grime when mixed with anything wet or damp. Start with a broom and complete the job with a thorough vacuum of the entire floor.
Mop the Floor
Using warm, soapy water that’s fresh, mop the floors until you’ve covered every corner. Warm, soapy water is all it takes to keep tiled flooring bacteria-free and in great condition. Remember to replace the water if it gets too dirty during the mopping process.
Dry the Floor
Once you’ve mopped the entire floor, use a dry cloth to wipe away any excess water for a shiny finish. New dirt can quite easily mix with a wet surface causing accumulations of tough grime and grout which is much harder to get rid of.
Targeting Grout Between Tiles
Dirt can quite easily become trapped between tiles and accumulate, resulting in grout and difficult stains. Use an old pencil or eraser to get between these tiles and get rid of any particularly stubborn grout patches.
Vinegar and baking soda are great for homemade cleaning solutions as they break up grout and mildew so that it’s much easier to clean.
Get in Touch
If you’re looking for a professional solution to your domestic cleaning requirements, call Apple Clean today and we’ll carry out a thorough deep cleaning service for your home.