Considering marble tile is an option for their bathrooms, kitchens, and entryway, homeowners are using it more and more. Known for the refined sophistication and elegant beauty, marble tile can be incorporated into nearly any interior design and this upgrade has its benefits. Marble has unique patterns and colors, in addition to being a soft, natural stone. Marble is fairly durable and resistant to corrosion as well as fire. Unfortunately, it does have its weakness, like any acidic compounds it leads to etching and grit creates scratching. Marble tile is a remarkable addition for any floor that has a mirror-like finish when polished. In order to preserve the appearance and condition for the duration of its lifespan, few are taught how to properly care for and maintain marble tile. With this in mind, we at Silver State Floor Restoration would like to elaborate on the basics on how to properly care for your marble tile.
Clean Marble Surfaces Often
It is important that the dirt and debris gets cleaned up daily or at the minimum, 2 days a week, since, as we mentioned the grit causes scratches. To clear the dust and debris use your choice of soft bristled broom, dust mop, or vacuum. Keep in mind that if opt for the vacuum make certain the rotator bar is not spinning or invest in a hard surface vacuum to avoid damage. Not only could you risk the scratches, but the marble will look dull and lifeless as the dust and dirt collect on the surface on marble.
Washing the Surface & Wiping Spills
Especially if they are acidic in nature, when any spills occur, they should be promptly wiped clean. Keeping the spots clear will help maintain stunning marble tile. use a damp cloth to touch up any of the spots that were missed to keep the floor managed from spots, residues and potential stains. Use a damp cloth to touch up any of the spots that were missed to keep the floor managed from spots, residues and potential stains at the end of the day following the sweeping routine. The marble tile may need a good wash once every week or 2. Marble floors can be damaged with vinegar along with acid based cleaner well as mild soap-based cleaners. Just use nothing more than warm water to wipe down the marble tile.
Professional Marble Maintenance
In conjunction with your own care and maintenance, professional services are equally important. To get the deep-rooted dirt and debris from the grout, schedule professional deep cleaning for your marble tile. Following the professional cleaning, marble should also be ideally polished and sealed periodically and are often done. To offer the marble more protection from wear, the polish restores the shine and sealant act as a barrier.