Common Mistakes to Avoid While Cleaning Your floor
I thought of cleaning your floors so regularly it seemed like one of the necessities of keeping it in good condition. Most all floors take so much abuse, and they could quickly wear out. Although some are designed to last long such as porcelain tile and laminate still, you need to put in extra effort to ensure they are durable.
Keeping your floor in great shape is not as easy as it may seem. Most times, you may cause more harm than good in a bid to cater to your floor. Hence, caring for your floor requires that you know the proper way to clean it and the suitable materials to use.
Below are some cleaning mistakes you should avoid that will help you maintain your floor tiles the right way.
- Applying the wrong vacuum setting
Pet hair, dust, and debris may litter your floor too often than necessary. It’s normal to reach out to the vacuum cleaner to clean the mess regularly. However, for your vacuum cleaner to be highly effective on your floor without causing any damage, you must use the right setting.
Most professionals suggest applying a higher setting for the hard floor to prevent the vacuum from scratching the floor’s surface while cleaning. But when you want to switch to carpet or rugs, you should lower these settings to enable the vacuum to be deep clean the floor.
- Using harsh cleaning chemicals
Harsh and abrasive chemicals may go a long way to remove dirt and stains from your floor, but they may damage its surface or reduce its longevity. Some chemicals may even discolor your floor or leave scratches that may tarnish its beauty.
- Too much water
Water is a safe cleaning material, but using too much of it could cause it to penetrate deep into the floor surface. Abusing water can weaken its base and cause it to wear out underneath. Aside from porcelain, most other floor materials are designed to withstand less water. Therefore, only apply as much water as your cleaning device can accommodate.
- Failure to follow instructions when using cleaning products
Even when you eventually find the right cleaning product or chemical for your tile, does it mean you should empty the entire bottle to clean a single room? It’s important to follow instructions while applying these cleaning agents because it could save your floor from potential danger.
When it comes to floor maintenance and care, many options abound. It is also essential to know that you are not without options if you choose to replace your floor tiles outrightly. Beyond Custom Flooring are experts in all kinds of tile and flooring removal processes. We use a dustless removal process that ensures everyone is safe and comfortable throughout the procedure.