Maryland Cleaning Services

The Challenges and Solutions to Cleaning Tile Floors

Sep 9, 2015

tile flooring

Tile flooring is a staple in many homes and businesses for a reason. Versatile and durable, tile can last the entire lifetime of your home when properly cared for. However, with the benefits of tile come some detriments. Some of the more sought-after tile materials are actually porous and can hold on to dirt and grime. Similarly, the grout that is holding your tiles in place can absorb liquids and start looking dingy fairly quickly. As a Maryland Carpet and Tile cleaner, we’re dedicated to making sure you have the tools for the cleanest tile floors around.

Porous Tiles

If you opted for one of the more expensive options when picking out your tiles, such as slate, granite, or limestone, you’ll need a more heavy duty cleaning. Because of the porous nature of these stone tiles, dirt, grime, oils, and other liquids can seep into the tiles and discolor or destroy them. For tiles with a porous nature, we recommend a powerful 240-degree steam cleaning to leave your tiles fresh and clean. Due to the dangerous nature of a high-heat steam cleaning, we recommend leaving this task to the professionals to ensure the cleaning is done safely.

Grout Lines

Quite often, the bane of a homeowner’s or business-owner’s existence is the grout used to hold tiles together. Like the aforementioned premium stone tiles, grout is porous and can stain easily from food or liquid spills. And stained grout lines don’t make for a good first impression, whether we are talking about a business lobby or your kitchen. No matter how clean the tiles are, dirty grout lines will inevitably diminish the overall appearance and beauty of your tile flooring.

Grout lines are often the most difficult part of your tile floor to clean. You could scrub them for hours and barely make a dent. And it’s likely that your grout will be clean and sanitary, but staining will remain. It’s hard to convince your guests or restaurant patrons that your floor is clean if it doesn’t look the part. To battle this staining, we use our truck mounted steam cleaner to literally blast the stains out of your grout.

Large Tiled Areas

One of the major challenges of cleaning tile flooring is the sheer square footage of the tiled area. You might do fine if it’s just your kitchen, but if we are talking about a dining hall or a lobby, the cleaning can take hours. And if small tiles were used, you get twice as many grout lines to clean! When it comes to commercial spaces, it makes sense to hire a team of Maryland tile cleaning professionals who can get the job done much faster and with better quality.

Why Hire a Professional Tile Cleaner?

If you’ve ever tried cleaning your tile floors by yourself, you likely ended up with a sore back and a doubt about whether your floors are actually clean. With our professional tile cleaning services, you can be sure that our steam cleaning equipment will blast all of the stains from your tile and grout. If you have a corporate setting, the challenge of getting your tile floors cleaned can be one of size. We tackle jobs of all sizes, ranging from kitchens to convention centers.

If you’re a homeowner looking to ensure that your tile floors are sanitary for your family, or you own a business and want to present a spotless office space, Call Kent Clean today or visit us online for a free estimate.

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Maryland Floor Cleaning Services

Anne Arundel County Floor Cleaning Services: Annapolis (21401, 21403, 21409), Arnold (21012), Crofton (21114), Crownsville (21032), Gambrills (21054), Glen Burnie (21060, 21061), Hanover (21076), Jessup (20794), Pasadena (21122), Severn (21144), Severna Park (21146).

Baltimore County Floor Cleaning Services: Arbutus (21227), Catonsville (21228, 21250), Cockeysville (21030, 21031, 21065), Dundalk (21222), Edgemere (21219), Essex (21221), Garrison (21055), Lansdowne (21227), Lochearn (21207), Lutherville (21093), Middle River (21220), Milford Mill (21244), Overlea (21236), Owings Mills (21117), Parkville (21234), Park Heights (21215), Pikesville (21208), Randallstown (21133), Reisterstown (21136), Rosedale (21237), Timonium (21093), Towson (21204), White Marsh (21162), Woodlawn (21207), Baltimore City and more.

Carroll County Floor Cleaning Services: Eldersburg (21784), Finksburg (21048), Hampstead (21074), Manchester (21102), Marriottsville (21104), Taneytown (21787), Union Bridge (21791), Westminster (21157, 21158), Mount Airy (21771), New Windsor (21776), Sykesville (21784), Woodbine (21797), Taneytown (21787), and more.

Frederick County Floor Cleaning Services: Frederick (21701, 20702, 21703, 21709), New Market (21774) , Mount Airy (21771), Urbana (21704), Ijamsville (21754), Walkersville (21793), Libertytown (21762), and more.

Howard County Floor Cleaning Services: Clarksville (21029), Columbia (21044), Cooksville (21723), Dorsey (21075), Elkridge (21075), Ellicott City (21043), Fulton (20759), Glenelg (21737), Glenwood (21738), Granite (21163), Hanover (21076), Highland (20777), Jessup (20794), Lisbon (21765), Marriottsville (21104), North Laurel (20723), West Friendship (21794), Woodbine (21797), Woodstock (21163), and more.

Montgomery County Floor Cleaning Services: Olney (20832), Damascus (20872), Laytonsville (20882), Silver Spring (20910), Clarksburg (20871), Gaithersburg (20878), Germantown (20876), Bethesda (20816), Chevy Chase (20815), and more.

Prince George's County Floor Cleaning Services: Bowie (20715, 20716, 20720, 20721), Beltsville (20705), Adelphi (20783), College Park (20740,20742), Greenbelt (25689), Hyattsville (20781, 20782, 20783, 20784), Landover (20785), Laurel (20707, 20723), Springdale (20774), Upper Marlboro (20772, 20774), Woodlawn (21207).

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