Horizon Italian Tile recommends following these simple steps to ensure the beauty of your porcelain for its lifetime.
The first and most important step involves the complete removal of grout residue and construction debris after the initial installation. The majority of client complaints are due to the fact that tiles are inadequately cleaned post installation. The most effective way to remove grout residue is to follow the grout manufacturer’s recommendations and instructions.
For products with a matte or textured finish, Horizon Tile recommends using Fila Deterdek Acid Cleaner post-installation to remove thin set residue and grout haze on porcelain tile.
For products with a polished finish or finishes that are acid sensitive Horizon Tile recommends using Fila Neutral Cleaner.
Thorough rinsing with clean water is necessary to ensure successful cleaning.
Porcelain tiles require minimal maintenance.
Daily cleaning should be performed first by sweeping or vacuuming to remove loose soil or other surface contaminants, followed by damp mopping with clean hot water.
For optimum results:
Please refer to the table below for additional information on common stains.
|Fila PS/87||Oil & Grease, Beer & Wine, Coffee, Soda, Paint, Gum, Ink, Nicotine, Urine & Vomit, Marker, Hair Dye, Adhesive Tape Residues|
|Fila SR/95||Coffee, Wine, Soda, Ink, Nicotine, Urine & Vomit, Marker, Hair Dye|
|Fila Nopaint Star||Graffiti|
|Deterdek||Rust, Cement, Limestone, Metal Stains|
|Filasolv||Bitumen, Wax, Adhesive Tape Residues|
Horizon Italian Tile provides these recommendations to its customers as an information source only. Horizon Italian Tile can not guarantee the performance of the cleaners recommended as Horizon has no control over the application of cleaners by other parties.
Horizon Italian Tile recommends testing a small area prior to using any cleaning or maintenance product to determine if it is suitable for its intended purpose. Horizon Italian Tile is not liable for damages of any nature to your porcelain tile.