A majority of home owners choose tile to decorate the flooring of their homes because they lend style to a room and they also come in various designs, styles, sizes and shapes that can be creatively used to form different patterns to enhance the beauty of the floor of any room in the home. And decorating your bathroom with tiles is not an exception.
But just like any other material that is used in and around the home, tiles also have to be cleaned regularly to retain their original design and beauty and bathroom tiles require more cleaning as they are more prone to gather dirt and more importantly germs.
Bacteria and fungi thrive in an environment that is loaded with moisture and bathrooms are a typical place that is loaded with moisture. As such, bathroom facilities must be frequently cleaned and that includes tiles so as to prevent the spreading of germs to the people, especially children, who use these facilities. That cleaning a bathroom is a difficult task can be done by house cleaning brampton.
Using ordinary soap is the most non-technical and familiar way to clean a bathroom or for any room for that matter. The most usual practice is to use a cup of water with bleach or chlorine and a half cup of water softener. Alternatively, one to two tablespoons of tri-sodium phosphate in a gallon of water can be used and the solution used to apply to the tiles with a sponge and rinsed with water afterwards.
Just cleaning detergent with water will not remove the stubborn grime that might have accumulated on bathroom tiles and may need more stronger agents or chemicals such as muriatic acid or chlorine which are stronger in cleaning dirt. But these cleaning agents are highly hazardous and may cause skin allergies and irritations. Pour these chemical detergents directly on the stain and then scrub it after a couple of hours. Scrub the stain out and then rinse it.
Another stain that builds you on bathroom tiles is mildew. This is also difficult to remove. You will need a soft bristle brush for removing this. Apply a mixture of water and bleach on the stain. Leave it alone for a couple of hours or more, depending on the intensity of the stain, then scrub and rinse.
Mix water with washing soda (sodium carbonate) or 10% soda ash to remove grease. There is also the possibility of rust staining your bathroom tiles because of the rusting of a few or more bathroom fixtures. In order to remove these rust stains use 5% hydrochloric acid with water and the slightly scrub the area. Use acetone or nail polish remover soaked in a paper towel to remove nail polish stains.
Bruising the area stained with cigarette burns will get rid of these stains. Once the dirt and stains are removed completely, disinfect the bathroom to prevent sickness due to germs. If you are using strong chemicals for cleaning be sure to use gloves and a face mask for protection. Try to keep the bathroom as dry as possible to prevent accumulation of grime on the tiles. A thin layer of wax that is used to polish cars is another way of preventing growth of bacteria. Apply the wax after cleaning the tiles. It will not only make the tiles look shiny but also aid in resisting dirt from accumulation.
Try to follow the above methods and you can be sure that your bathroom looks as good as new.