Marble tile is trending in kitchens, entryways, and bathrooms as an increasing trend among quite a few homeowners. A room’s styles elegance, sophistication, and beauty with the addition of marble tile. Found in unique patterns and a variety of colors, marble is a natural, soft stone. Making it an affordable option for many people, marble tile is fairly durable and depending on the quality of the stone, it varies in cost. When it is polished it glimmers with a mirror-like finish and with such benefits as being resistant to erosion and fire it is a luxurious option. However, it does have a few disadvantages like the surfaces can be easily scratched by fruit and it is vulnerable to acidic compounds that results in etching. But with commitment to care and maintenance, the marble tile can easily retain its shine and luster. Alas, too many are not educated on the proper care of their marble tile floors. So we at Steam Magic Carpet Cleaning would like to offer some tips on how you keep the marble tile’s condition, longevity, and aesthetic preserved.
How to Clean Marble Floors & Countertops
1) Dust and grit removed regularly. Marble tile flooring is better cleaned daily from the dirt and grit that accrues. Because the particles can easily scratch the surface, it is essential the dirt and debris is removed. A standard vacuum with the rotator bar disabled or a hard surface vacuum, dust m op, or a soft bristle broom can be used to clean the surface, get the corners and sides well. Ensure it is done a minimum of twice a week, but if the marble tile is installed in especially high-traffic areas and otherwise it should be done daily. The marble will easily get scratched, making the look dull because dirt and other such particles are a natural abrasive and walking causes friction.
2) Immediate spill cleanup, daily spot clean, and weekly mop. Especially substances that have acid base, such as juice, promptly wipe up any spills. Acid and many soaps are not friendly to marble and they need to cleaned off quickly in addition to the marble tile looking unsightly riddled with spots. To make certain your marble is better cared for at the end of the day following your sweeping, spot mop the floor. Wash your marble floors with warm water or a store-bought cleaner specifically designed to clean marble tile once a week. Never use vinegar, other acidic based cleaners, and even mild soaps as they will cause marble tile damage. Just use warm water if in doubt.
3) Schedule professional deep cleaning. Professional cleaning and sealing services are equally important in addition to your own cleaning and maintenance. To ensure deep clean for the marble tile and grout because licensed professionals have access to quality products and equipment.
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When you marble tile needs professional attention, call Steam Magic Carpet Cleaning and let our experts help you get the deep clean possible for your tile. It is ideal professional cleaning are done one to two times a years to keep your tile looking amazing.