Ceramic tile flooring is frequently used in bathrooms, kitchens, and walkways. Ceramic tiles are inexpensive, easy to clean, and water-resistant. They are also available in a variety of designs and colors, which allows versatility and flexibility in decorating your home. Proper maintenance of ceramic tiles will ensure that your tiles maintain their luster as long as possible. Ceramic tile should be polished once a month to brighten the tile and remove any stains or dirt.
Things You'll Need
- Natural hair pad or soft towel
Clean the tile with a detergent. PB Gast suggests that you "clean and neutralize the floor with a mild, synthetic, slightly alkaline, biodegradable detergent, and rinse well." It is important to remove as much dirt build-up as possible before using polish on the ceramic tiles to achieve the brightest shine possible.
Thoroughly coat the tiles with polish. Allow the polish to sit on the tiles for at least 15 minutes. Ceramic tile polish can be purchased at home improvement stores or online. Do not use a marble or wood polish on the ceramic tiles, as this could cause residue build-up.
Use a natural hair pad or soft towel to buff the tiles. Rub the polish in circles on the tiles until it is completely gone.
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