Best Practices For Fall Tile Cleaning

Sep 22, 2021 | Tile Cleaning

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tile cleaning service in the stevenson ranch areaThe fall season is a great opportunity to deep clean your home in prep for the upcoming holidays. Different materials have different needs for tile cleaning in Stevenson Ranch—and that’s where Chem-Dry comes in. 

Make Chem-Dry a part of your regular tile cleaning routine with professional cleanings, plus these tips for keeping your tile well maintained between our visits. 

Ceramic And Porcelain Tile 

Sweep or vacuum tile, then mop using warm water. If you do use a cleaning solution, avoid corrosive chemicals, bleach, ammonia, or other acids—these can erode the surfaces of ceramic and porcelain tile as well as grout. 

If you do use a safe cleaning solution, finish by going over the tile with warm water only to remove residue. The same process can be followed for wall tiles using a soft cloth. 

Ceramic and porcelain tile may appear cloudy over time—usually, the result of residue left behind. A safe all-purpose cleaner or warmer water should do the trick to remove it.

Polished Tile

Sweep or vacuum, then use a chamois style mop or microfiber cloth to mop. Use warm water and a gentle detergent. Also remember to dry off the tiles immediately afterward to make polished tile shine.

Natural Stone Tile

Slate, marble, granite, and other natural stone tiles can be easily damaged, so it matters to follow recommended practices for cleaning them. Avoid lemon, vinegar, and abrasive or harsh chemical cleaners. Use a speciality cleaning solution instead. Professional tile cleaning in Stevenson Ranch can also be the safest bet. 


Grout is porous and will absorb dirt and liquid as time goes on. It can also be a risky area for mold growth. Have your grout resealed by a professional on a routine basis. And when you do clean it, try a combination of one part water and two parts baking soda. Rub the paste into your grout, let it sit, then scrub it away using a small brush. 

Tile Cleaning In Stevenson Ranch

Cleaning your tile often—on a daily or weekly basis—can help ensure it lasts and looks its best for years to come. Keep in mind that professional tile cleaning in Stevenson Ranch is also necessary for deep cleaning and resealing your grout. 

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