There are many styles of tile that can be a part of your home. There are large tiles and small tiles and there are just as many options when it comes to grout. When you have tile as a part of your home it may seem like an easy area to clean, but you may be wrong. When it comes to cleaning spills it is an easier task then cleaning a spill from carpet but the maintenance cleaning required is a big deal.
When it comes to cleaning tile, there are many options that you can use and Direct Carpet Cleaners has reasons why hiring a professional is the best option.
Time Needed to Clean Tile & Grout: When you take on cleaning all the tile in your home and the grout that holds the tile together; it is a serious task. Most people need to wait until they have a significant amount of time to do it and do it right. You also need to add the time that it will take to move the furniture around and out of the way. You then need to find somewhere for all the people that live in your home to go so that they are not walking in your area that is being cleaned. This job becomes even more of a time consuming project when you add in actually cleaning the grout lines. The grout lines are most likely recessed below the actual tile and therefore need to be cleaned independently of the tile. When cleaning the grout most people will use a toothbrush or scrub brush and with some kind of cleaner scrub away on their hands and knees one section at a time. If you thought you had only a small tiled area, it will seem much bigger when you start to clean the grout lines.
Prolonged Life of Tile and Grout: The cost to replace the tile in your home is a serious payment. That is why having the tile cleaned professionally on a regular basis can prolong the tile that you do have. When you allow grime and dirt to build up, especially on the grout lines, it could be eating away at the grout itself. If this starts to happen, it will allow water and debris to get under the tile and can eventually cause the tiles to become loose and possibly break away. In addition, the water that seeps under the tile is a breeding ground and invitation for unhealthy mold and mildew to grow.
Tile Sealing: When hiring a professional tile & grout cleaner like Direct Carpet Cleaners, we can do so much more than clean your tile and grout. We can also seal it after to prevent future everyday spills, dirt and debris from soaking into your grout lines and staining them. This is an invaluable tool for preventative maintenance of your tile and grout.