The best tile flooring maintenance tips

The best tile flooring maintenance tips

Tile is a durable flooring material that has been a favorite for bathroom and kitchen installation for many years.

Midwest Flooring Outlet can satisfy all your flooring needs if you're shopping for tile in Toledo, OH. Keep the following tips in mind to ensure your tile flooring shows off a brand-new look regardless of age.


It's best to use a liquid cleaner specially formulated for stone or ceramic, but a mild liquid dishwashing detergent and warm water are appropriate, too.

Rinse and dry the floor with clean water and a clean microfiber mop or cloth after mopping for the best results. Be sure to sweep or vacuum regularly to remove dirt and debris that can mar the floor's surface over time.


Clay-based ceramic and porcelain tile flooring is glazed, so floors never need maintenance beyond routine and occasional deep cleaning.

On the other hand, natural stone floors are porous and must be sealed when installed and then resealed every year or two. Sealants protect the stone from stains, erosion, and wear and highlight its beauty.


Natural stone floors are sealed, grout is placed between the tiles, and grout is sealed. All grout should be cleaned with either a stone-safe or a ceramic-safe cleaner as soon as it becomes dirty.

Reseal your tile flooring grout every six months to two years, depending on the amount of foot traffic, and replace it when it is badly cracked, stained, or crumbly.

Visit our tile store to learn more 

Midwest Flooring Outlet installs and sells flooring in Toledo, and other Northwest Ohio locals, including Maumee, Holland, Sylvania, Perrysburg, Waterville, Whitehouse, and Swanton, as well as the Lambertville and Temperance, MI, area.

Our family-owned tile store also has a selection of supplies, like grout and cement board. Visit our showroom today for your tile flooring upgrade.