How to Clean an Italian Marble Floor


Italian marble floors give any home or business an elegant, classic look. The color and pattern variety of this natural stone ensures there's a match for any decor. Maintain your marble floor's beauty with regular cleaning. According to the Marble Institute of America, harsh cleaners and acids can damage the marble. Use only a mild detergent or stone cleaner to keep your Italian marble floor clean and shiny.

Things You'll Need

  • Dust mop
  • Bucket
  • 1 gallon warm water
  • 1 tablespoon stone cleaner or mild dish soap
  • Mop
  • Towel
  • Mop the floor with a dry dust mop.

  • Fill a bucket with warm water and dish soap or stone cleaner.

  • Dip a mop in the soapy water and wring out the excess moisture. Mop the floor one section at a time, rinsing the mop in the bucket as often as necessary.

  • Empty the bucket of soapy water and rinse out the mop. Refill the bucket with clean water.

  • Dip the mop in the bucket and wring it out. Rinse the floor with the clean mop, working your way out of the room.

  • Dry the floor immediately with a towel.

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