Laminate flooring has become a trend in recent times due to the numerousus advantages that come with it. The laminate flooring is a highly durable product with no need of breaking your bank budget due to its affordability, it is also very easy to install in your home. However, the cleaning of the laminate floor requires a high level of care.
This is because the planks used in the production of a laminate floor consists of wood layers and fibers and the surface of the laminate floor is coated with a protective painting which in turn gives the laminate floor its attractive and shiny look. Employing the use of the typical floor cleaner on a laminate floor may result in unwanted damage to the surface of the laminate floor. Continue reading
Tile floors are used to make interior spaces beautiful due to their shiny and attractive appearance. However, all tile floors become dirty and eventually lose their shine when neglected. Tile floors become unattractive due to dirt and stains commonly transferred from shoes and other foot wears.
Wax is known to improve the appearance of the tile floors, but it eventually builds up and forms unattractive residue on the floor. Fortunately, simple and natural products are capable of making tile products shine without the need for wax or other chemical products.
It is important to note that before the process of cleaning, furniture should be removed from the floor if possible. If not, the furniture should be pushed against the wall, and the floor must be dusted or swept to remove dirt and dust from it. The importance of removing the furniture or pushing it against the wall is to gain easy access to the tile floors to make the cleaning process easier.
There are various ways of cleaning tile floors without using wax and chemical products, some of which include; Continue reading
Grout is defined as a thin mortar, that is, a mixture of lime, cement, sand, and water, used to fill the gap between tiles. Though tile floors are quite easy to clean, it is way harder to clean grout between tiles. Dirty grout makes the tile floors look unattractive, and even after cleaning, dirty grout still makes the tile floors look untidy.
There are various ways of cleaning the grout between tile floors. Some of them include using;
Sometimes, a little bit of water is enough to make the grout clean. To apply the warm water method, just spray some warm water on the grout and scrub gently with a hard brush.
If a brush made specifically to clean grout is not available, then an old toothbrush or a manicure brush can be used for scrubbing. A wire brush should not be used because it can destroy the grout.
After a good scrubbing, light surface dirt should be gotten rid of, and the white grout underneath will be revealed. Continue reading