How to Clean a Porcelain Tile Floor

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Porcelain tile is touted as being easy to maintain as well as durable. Porcelain tiles live up to their reputation, and cleaning a porcelain floor isn’t a tough chore to master. Before you know it, your floor will be gleaming like the day it was installed, and you won’t be exhausted during the process.

Step 1

Sweep or vacuum the porcelain to remove all loose dirt and dust.

Step 2

Add two tbsp,. baking soda to one gallon of hot water in a two gallon bucket, stirring well until soda has dissolved.

Step 3

Mop the floor, using a microfiber mop in a back-and-forth motion and overlapping as you work. Rinse the mop when you see soil accumulating on its surface.

Step 4

Rinse the entire surface, using clean water and a clean mop. Allow to air dry before walking on the floor.

Step 5

Examine the floor. If stains remain, mix a solution of 1/4 cup hydrogen peroxide to one quart water; apply to stain and cover with a paper towel. Allow to soak for 15 minutes before rinsing.

Step 6

Repeat the soaking process on stubborn stains, substituting chlorine bleach for the peroxide and rinsing after 15 minutes.

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