After months of cold weather living, our homes begin to reveal dusty mud rooms, worn down foot paths through high traffic areas and dirty tile and grout. And if you think your floor is clean, the thought of eating a dropped donut off the floor after a quick brush off may not seem like a big deal. It might not be; if you have no problem eating something out of the garbage. A study from the Hygiene Council found that the portion of floor that sits just in front of the kitchen sink has more bacteria than the trash can!
Tile and Grout Cleaning
Keeping floors clean can seem like a never ending chore, especially for hard wood and tile flooring. With spring cleaning around the corner, a fresh floor scrub can leave your home looking fresh and new. We won’t judge you if your post-holiday cleaning has trickled into your spring cleaning; but now is about time your carpets got cleaned.
If you have tile flooring, you know it’s pretty wonderful. Tile floors are easy to keep clean, they’re durable and tough, and they look good for a long, long time. There is only one drawback: grout. In short, grout is tile’s Achilles heel. When tile floors don’t look good, it’s usually because the grout has become stained. Most of the time grout becomes stained because it was either not properly sealed with a grout sealant when the tile was put down or because the sealant has worn off with time. Dirty grout on your tile floor leaves your home looking grungy.
Hardwood Floor Refinishing
Hardwood floors have become very stylish in today’s interior flooring. They also require special care compared to other types of flooring choices. There are a few things you are doing on a daily basis that are gradually ruining your hard wood floors without even realizing it. If you don’t have a welcome mat you are slowing grading down your wood floor. Picture the bottom of your shoes as a sheet of sand paper. A welcome mat is the only thing standing in between the sand paper and your wood floor. A simple act of dusting your shoes off before you enter your home can save unwanted scratches on your floor. Sitting on your couch is another action that hurts your floor with you even thinking about it. If your couch does not sit on a rug, it’s going to slide a little bit each time you sit down. Overtime this will make obvious aggressive wear on the wood floor. Another common mistake people make is mopping with too much water. More water equals moisture seeping down into the seams of your floor, and that will cause negative movement.
The contaminants and pollution that collect in carpets cause allergies and respiratory problems. Think of your carpet as a filter. Dirty carpet simply cannot filter out these contaminants. It collects them and makes you and your family sick. Cleaning your carpets is like cleaning your filters.
There are many factors to consider for keeping your floors clean. Nadia’s House Cleaning can care for your floors in a clean and professional manner. We specialize in grout cleaning for tile floors, we can deep clean your carpets and refinish your hard wood floors, leaving your home looking fresh and new. Contact Nadia’s House Cleaning for an estimate and get your floors shining for spring.