Almost every home has tile and grout in it: either in the kitchen, bathroom or laundry area.  If you fall into this category, then it’s important that you’re aware of why it’s so important to keep these surfaces clean and the difference it can make to maintain their appearance.

In this blog, we’re going to look at the 3 top things to keep in mind when it comes to keeping your tiles and grout clean.

1. Grout is porous

The porous nature of grout means that water can easily seep through the tiny holes, and if not properly dried, it’ll lead to a discolouration of the grout. As soon as your grout becomes discoloured, it will leave a dull feeling to your room no matter how clean your tiles are. Imagine a beautiful photo with an old, dull frame around it – your tiles deserve better so be sure to keep their ‘frame’ clean.

2. Hygiene is a must

With water seeping into the grout, this discolouration is largely due to the build up of mould and bacteria.  If left untreated, more bacteria will be attracted to these areas and the mould can result in causing issues for those with respiratory issues. Furthermore, it can also lead to spreading bacteria throughout your home which may be detrimental to the health of your children and pets.  Considering the current situation with viruses and diseases spreading rapidly throughout the world, staying on top of your home’s cleaning duties is a must.

3. Clean tiles = better impressions

You may not be aware but having sparkling clean tiles along with mould-free grout can dramatically help to improve the aesthetics of your home.  People find this particularly valuable when they’ve got friends visiting as first impressions last. Even more importantly, when you go to sell your home, ensuring that these surfaces are clean can help add to the value of your home. 

Keeping your tiles and grout clean

If you’ve read the above and thought that you should be dedicating more attention to your tiles and grout, don’t hesitate in reaching out to our team of Wizard Cleaners to assist. We are local, Melbourne-based tile and grout cleaners ready to help out! To book your next clean you may leave an enquiry on our contact page HERE or give us a call today on 03 9323 1474.