Mild detergent, clean water, and a rag or chamois mop are several good ceramic tile floor cleaners. A nonabrasive, all-purpose cleaner effectively gets rid of soapy residue, while a mixture of water and baking soda helps eliminate grease and other stains.Continue Reading
It is important to clean glazed tile floors frequently using a broom or a vacuum cleaner to prevent sand and grit from darkening the surfaces. Homeowners should avoid using a sponge mop, which often drives dirty water into grout tracks. When mopping the tiles with detergent, a person should change the water regularly as dirty water can lead to a murky floor. A person should wipe in circular motions when using a rag.
Fresh lemon juice is another recommended cleaner to get rid of soapy residue on ceramic tiles. An individual should wash with water and use a lint-free cloth to dry the floor. Cleaning grout involves rubbing a paste of water and baking soda on the stain, leaving it to dry for a night, scrubbing the grease using a stiff nylon brush and repeating the process until the stain disappears.
The final step is to put a silicone-base sealer onto the grout to protect it from stains. Homeowners may also use sandpaper to clean grout stains by folding the sandpaper and rubbing it along the grout line.Learn more about Appliances