There are a lot of cleaning tasks to do in your home, and it can be difficult to stay on top of all of them. It can be easy to think that just sweeping and mopping your tile floors is enough. However, you should know that your tile floors need more to be truly clean and healthy for your home and family. Your tile, stone, and grout should be cleaned by a professional tile cleaner at least once a year. Here’s why:
Only Professionals Can Remove Deep Down Dirt
Despite your best efforts, over time your tile and grout get dirty. Think of how often you walk on it, spill on it, etc. Over time, dirt and spills seep into your grout—leaving it discolored. No matter how hard you scrub, this dirt can’t be completely removed from porous surfaces by hand.
Plus, tile and grout is often found in “wet” rooms like bathrooms. The wet environment means that mold growth is common Mold will grow in the porous grout, where a standard scrub won’t be able to get to it.
A professional tile cleaner has more advanced tile cleaning equipment and solutions than are available to the average homeowner. This specialized equipment allows them to clean deeper and remove dirt and mold that you won’t be able to get yourself. Home cleaning solutions often leave behind a sticky, dirt-attracting residue, but a good tile cleaner will be able to remove these residues and won’t leave any residue behind, either.
Don’t Waste Time Scrubbing By Hand
You’re busy. We get that. Scrubbing your tile and grout by hand won’t remove all the dirt, but trying to will take a lot of time. We’re sure that there are a million things you’d rather do than scrub tile for hours. If you want amazingly clean tile, don’t waste your time trying to clean it by yourself.
Because you can’t get as deep of a clean, if you clean your tile yourself, you’re going to have to clean it more often to keep it looking great. Deep cleaning the tile means that you can go longer between cleaning, which means even more time saved.
Call the tile cleaning professionals to save time on tile cleaning. Because they’re experts, they can clean much faster than you can, while getting better results. In the meantime, you can work on something else while knowing that your tile is getting cleaned.
Professional Cleaning Is Cost-Effective
In addition to taking a lot of time, cleaning your tile yourself can get expensive. Cleaning products can add up, and because they aren’t professional grade, it’s going to take a lot more of the product to do a good job. And since you’ll be cleaning your tile more often, you’ll be spending even more on cleaning solutions.
Not to mention, store-bought or homemade cleaning solutions can actually damage your tile over time, meaning that you will need to pay to replace your tile much sooner than expected.
A professional tile cleaner will have helpful advice for how to care for your tile to extend their lifespan. This will save you money in the long run, well making up for the cost of professional cleaning.
Plus, the powerful equipment that a professional tile cleaner uses will result in cleaner tile you have to clean less frequently, another money saver. While it might seem like professional cleaning is more expensive than DIY methods, it’s important to remember that it’s an investment in your tile that will pay off over time.
Experts Apply A Protective Sealant To Block Dirt And Bacteria
Because grout is made from porous materials, it’s prone to stains, spills, and mold growth. Most grout is sealed when it is installed to protect it. However, over time this sealant wears off (incorrect cleaning can also lead to the sealant wearing off prematurely). Without this sealant, your grout is left unprotected, so it will get dirtier faster.
As part of a professional tile, stone, and grout cleaning service, experts will reseal the grout for you. This will help keep out germs longer and prolong the life of your tile and grout.
Tile, Grout, and Stone Cleaning Leaves Your Home Healthier
Even if your tile doesn’t look dirty, it’s likely harboring germs, bacteria, allergens, and mold that can be dangerous to your family’s health. This is why it’s especially important to clean tile regularly, in order to protect your family’s health.
With Chem-Dry, you won’t only get brighter tile and grout, but a healthier home, too. In fact, our solution removes 98.6% of bacteria from tile, stone, and grout. Our sealant also keeps germs out and makes maintenance easier.
How Often Should I Have Professionals Clean My Tile, Stone, And Grout?
It’s recommended that you have your tile, stone, and grout cleaned a minimum of once a year. If you have children or pets in the home or you just want the cleanest home possible, aim to have your tile cleaned twice a year instead.
The pros can give you the results you’re looking for with your tile, stone, and grout. Schedule your appointment today!