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post #21 of Old 08-21-2015, 05:58 AM
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Sweep or vacuum your glazed tile floors regularly to keep them from getting dull. Tiles may be resistant to dirt, but sand and grit can dull glazed surfaces. Clean tiles with mild detergent and clean water, using a rag or chamois-type mop rather than a sponge mop. The latter pushes dirty water into grout lines and makes them harder to clean. Be sure to change the water frequently while mopping; dirty water equals a cloudy floor. Grout is porous and absorbs grease and other stains. Make a paste of baking soda and water. Rub it on the stain, let it sit overnight, then scrub the stain in the morning with a stiff nylon brush. Repeat as necessary. Apply a silicone-base sealer to the grout to repel future stains. Read some useful tips for tile & grout cleaning at

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Thank you for sharing all of these it is very informative. Water damage can increase drastically if not taken care of properly, professionally, and in a timely manner. If your hardwood floor has been damaged by water, do not assume that it is beyond repair. We have the expertise and equipment to properly dry any hardwood floor in a fast turnaround time. Use boiling water and two teabags to clean hardwood floors. The tannic acid in tea creates a beautiful shine for hardwood floors. This will enable the floor to dry quickly.
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Really depends on what kind of floor do you have? MAybe hire professional cleaners?

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Hi guys..
jessy here.
So again i am in the situation where i found myself stuck..
Just wanna know.

What is the best method of Floor cleaning.. and is it depends on what kind of floor and tiles you are up to.

Need suggestion Thanks
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Thank you for posting this! It was very insightful. I personally love to use vinegar for everything! It's so handy
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I do hope you don't intend to use vinegar on a wood floor.Vinegar is 5% acid.

Every floor has a preferred chemical and method,you just have to learn what that is.
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Need to specify what kind floor do you have. There is a lot of advoce over the internet.
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post #27 of Old 07-11-2016, 04:09 AM
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I have a lot of tips, tell me what kind of floor you want to clean? my steinway passion
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thanks for sharing this useful tips
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I use vinegar with water
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post #30 of Old 08-01-2016, 10:18 AM
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Jessy! Its depend on the types of flooring at your home. For example,
1. Laminate Flooring : We recommend dry mopping or go with the vacuuming on with tile mode ( as opposed to carpet)
2. Hardwood Floor: It comes with two finishes polyurethane or wax which protects from dirt and water damage. In such case, mix 1/4 cup of ph neutral soap with water in a bucket. Then damp mop.

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Thank you for the tips
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post #32 of Old 09-08-2016, 01:28 AM
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off course it depends on the flooring type, for the large area with hard surfaces you can use scrubber dryer machine, you can find a great one which suits your need in Columbus products. you can see all their products on our site
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Make sure that you always choose the right one...and cleaning floors vary as the type of floor be careful
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1. If unglazed, seal with special sealer. If glazed, seal mortar between tiles. If not sealed or glazed, it can be stained by grease. Glazed tile is easily scratched like porcelain enamel.

2. The best and easiest way to clean a ceramic tile floor is to scrub it with an electric floor washer or polisher-scrubber. The thorough cleaning action should brighten the tile and joints. Use a solution of 1/4 cup low-sudsing detergent, or 1-2 tablespoons of either washing soda or tri-sodium phosphate or commercial floor cleaning powder in one gallon water. Rinse well.

3.When further treatment is needed, particularly for the grout, apply a solution of water and chlorine bleach (liquid or powdered). Let it stand for 20 minutes or so, then mop the floor, rinse thoroughly and wipe dry. Wax the floor for protection and easier care.

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Hey Jestin,
Welcome to this forum. As far as your question is concerned, I would say it totally depends on which type of flooring surfaces you have, as different flooring surfaces need a specific type of cleaning method. This answer will depend a lot upon the type of floor you are trying to clean. My personal opinion is, regular cleaning and periodic maintenance participate an essential role in the maintenance of any surfaces whether you have marble, hardwood floor. Our services include: Waxing and sealing, High-speed polishing, Honing and Grinding.

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Whatever type of floor it is, here is what I do. I use an ordinary Swiffer mop, but I NEVER use their wet floor pads. Expensive, dont clean well, and leave the floor sticky. YUCK! I put white washc,loths on the mop, ordinary washcloths and they fit fine over the mop head. I mop a smallish area, and when the cloth is white, it is clean. Depending on the type of floor, I use different fluids. Tile, I use a mix of Meyer's Clean Day and an H2O2 cleaning product made by Lysol. Hardwood, I use Either Pledge's wood floor stuff or Methods. Laminates - I use Method, because it cleans well and wont mar laminate floors delicate finish. Laminate floors can be a royal PIA, because if they are not good quality, they scratch easily and any spills will mar the finish quickly. I forget to say something very important: BEFORE mopping, I always vacuum carefully and thoroughly.
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The original question was wanting to know more about good ways to clean floors.

Okay. First sweep or preferably vacuum. As you do that notice where you see spills, or stains. I usually have a pocket knife in my arpron and on tile floors (common in Florida-) I gently scrap up obvious spills. I only use vacuums with LED headlights because they SHOW me this sort of thing. Makes my work a lot easier.

Next, I use my bucket and dampen as many white washcloths as I think it will take to clean that area. I use an ordinary Swiffer Mop but NEVER their icky sticky wet floor pads! The washcloths hook right onto their mop and away I go. I mop a smallish area and when the cloth is still white, it is clean. Because I have done this for years I am super efficient and it does not take any more time than traditional mopping would. I cannot stand spone or string mops! All you are doing is spreading dirty water around.

My customers seem to love my method because they know their floors are truly clean plus it shows them how much I CARE about what I do.
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post #39 of Old 12-13-2018, 06:52 AM
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I have a wooden floor. What kind of the floor cleaning technique would be beneficial for it?
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post #40 of Old 07-17-2019, 01:07 PM
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what type of floor you have...Floor may be wooden floor or it may be tiles..
So, for both the floor, there are various types of cleaners.But, i suggest you BIO CLEAN that will works for every floor..
So, try this...
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