Well-maintained tiles contribute to a clean home. Over time, your tiles look dingy from frequent spills, poor-quality cleaning products, and improper maintenance. Tips to keep your tiles white and prevent them from turning yellow is what we at Silver State Floor Restoration would like to share today.
Invest in High-Quality Tile Cleaning Supplies
Over time, poor-quality cleaning supplies can make your white tiles turn yellow. The use of abrasive cleaners can further damage their surface and cause your grout to become discolored as well. do thorough research to ensure you are purchasing the right one before purchasing a floor cleaner. It is advisable to avoid using abrasive cleaners such as bleach to keep your tiles in good condition. To ensure the durability of your grout, use a grout-specific cleaner. The safest and most effective cleaning solution is a mixture of vinegar and warm water. Before use, dilute the mixture. After every use, use proper cleaning supplies and clean them. To keep your tiles looking white, using fresh rag every so often also helps. Call a professional tile and grout cleaning company to do the job for you if you think your grout cannot be cleaned at home.
Assess Iron Levels of the Water
Yellowing tiles can develop due to water with high iron levels. Get your home’s water supply tested if you are unsure why your tiles are turning yellow despite trying everything. Installing a water filter can help resolve the problem by lowering the iron levels in your water as well. Most filtration systems are small enough to fit on a showerhead.
Avoid Beauty Products that Will Turn Tile Yellow
Your tile can get a yellow cast by external factors such as dyes and abrasive chemicals. Additionally, the grout and can change its color from for soaps, shampoos, body washes, and other body care items that splash onto the grout. Avoid contact with hairspray, cigarettes, and other harmful products too. Consider buying tile-friendly products to protect your grout and increase the lifespan of your tiles instead. You can consult a tile and grout cleaning company for more information about tile care.
Safeguard Tile & Grout with Sealers
The application of a sealant is another handy tip to prevent your tiles from turning yellow. While preventing them from turning yellow, Sealants protect your tiles from damage. You will need to have your tiles professionally cleaned once in a while even with the proper sealant. The mold and debris that could cause the yellowing of the tiles is eliminated by the experts executing specialized techniques.
Clean Tile Grout
Cleaning goes a long way in protecting the color and shine of your tiles. For thorough cleaning of your tiles and grout, follow the steps below.
– With the help of a safety razor scrape off the debris and detergent residue from your grout.
– Spray a non-bleaching degreaser.
– Wear safety gloves and scrub your tiles with a sponge after the application.
– With horizontal and vertical motions, use hot water and clean the entire surface.
– Rinse the floor with warm water and leave them to dry.
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If your tiles are already yellow and none of the cleaning methods give you the desired result call the pros. Your tile and grout can be restored like new with the help of Silver State Floor Restoration.