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How to clean wooden parquet floor and tiles

Cleaning floors may be a burdensome chore but it does not have to be. To make it easy, we tell you how to clean wooden parquet floor and tiles. Parquet floors in particular are delicate and you would not want to mess them. Take a look how you can do it properly.

Step by step guide

Here is how to clean wooden parquet floor and tiles.

  • Sweep the area to be cleaned

Use a vacuum to get rid of dust and other particles which have settled on the surface of the floor. If you are lucky, your vacuum cleaner might even have a function specifically for parquet floors. Use a soft broom if you don’t have a vacuum that has a setting for floors or parquet to avoid damaging the surface.

  • Wipe with clear water

After you have swept the floor free from debris, you have to mop the floor with water. Make sure to wring excess water out of the mop. You can also use a damp sponge to clean the area. Remember, less water is better for your sealed floors.

  • Use a cleaning product

There are many commercially sold products specific for parquet floors. Products to keep the shine of your floor are available as well as those designed to keep it cleaned and well-maintained. Read the instructions carefully on the leaflet insert and make sure to follow the directions. Test in an inconspicuous place to see if it works well. Air dry or use a towel to dry it. Open windows to assist in drying the area quicker.

Cleaning tiles

Tiles also need to be vacuumed in order to remove dirt and excess debris from the surface of the floor. Use a cleaner specifically made for tiles or ceramic floors. Most of these products are multi-purpose so you can use them as well on your counters and even bathroom walls. Repeat as needed or rinse with clear water.

Looking after your floors

If you know how to clean wooden parquet and floor tiles, then you are sure to keep your home in mint condition. It will also keep your abode in a great shape whilst minimising maintenance costs and repairs. In the long run, it will increase or improve the value of your property.

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