A good ceramic tile cleaner can get rid of stains and make ugly, mildewed grout look like new. With a plethora of products available, however, it can be hard to determine which tile cleaner works best and how to avoid a potentially damaging ceramic tile cleaner. So we’ve compiled a list of safe, effective cleansers to use on your tile. Read on to learn more.
A trip to your neighborhood supermarket can produce a ceramic tile cleaner that doesn’t cost a lot and works fairly well for most common, everyday tile dirt and grime. Some of these include:
- Comet Homecare Bathroom Cleaner With Disinfectant,
- Scrub-Free Mildew Remover
- Tilex Fresh Shower.
A ceramic tile cleaner from this group usually goes on easily, you may wait a while, then it simply rinses off.
For those on a budget but who still are in need of a safe, effective ceramic tile cleaner, you can make one yourself. Combine a half-cup of white vinegar, one-quarter cup of baking soda, and one cup of ammonia with a gallon of hot water. Using a non-scratching nylon scrubber, clean the tile as you would normally, working the solution well into stains and concentrating on grout lines. Rinse thoroughly with clean water. This economical ceramic tile cleaner not only works well, but is easy on the environment as well.
A search on the Internet produces a whole slew of commercial products boasting to be the only correct ceramic tile cleaner. Although you can pay up to $60 or more for only a quart of one of these much-touted products, you may be disappointed to find they do no better job of cleaning ceramic tile than those cleansers found at the grocery store or those you make yourself – for pennies!
So save the money you were going to spend on some fancy ceramic tile cleaner and buy yourself a new something else instead. With a little common sense and maybe a touch of good, old-fashioned elbow grease, your inexpensive ceramic tile cleaner will work just as well as the costly ones!