by Karen Bates
(last updated November 30, 2015)
Many homes have tile installed somewhere, whether it's on the floor, wall, or counters. Tile is popular for a reason: it is attractive, fairly easy to care for, and can add a unique look to any part of your home. Tile is available in many styles, textures, and colors to suit just about any home's look.
Although tile isn't too difficult to maintain, it can be a little harder to clean than some other surfaces. Most of the time, simply wiping off the tile surface is enough, but in other situations it will require a bit more work to clean successfully. Tile that is located in a shower or bath area can be especially tricky to clean, since hard water, soap scum, and other things can leave residue on the tile over time and won't come off easily.
To keep your tile looking great, it is best to do light cleanings often to discourage gradual build up or staining. Along with this, it's a good idea to do a deep cleaning every once in a while. There are a few cleaners and cleaning methods that you can use to help get your tile looking brand new again:
Take care of your tiled surfaces by cleaning often and using the right methods. With the proper care, tile can last for a long time and look beautiful for years to come.
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