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What is Limestone Stone Tiles and where can be used?
Limestone is a sedimentary rock commonly used for flooring, wall tiles, counters, shower surfaces, and outdoor paving. While limestone can have a long, useful life (see the Great Pyramid of Giza), it is fairly soft. As such, it can be easily scratched, damaged by heat, and etched by acidic substances. Improper care and cleaning can wear on the stone, and damage may need to be professionally repaired.
Look at the Condition of the Limestone Tile Floor and Look at the Result Below..Brand New Floor Again..
Another Looking Brand New Limestone Tile and Gout Floor Cleaned and Restored By our Northampton Natural Stone Cleaning Team.
7: Step Cleaning and Restoration Process to the Most Cleaner and brighter Limestone Tiles you ever seen. Our Northampton Limestone Cleaning and Restoration Services will provide you the Best Natural Stone (Limestone) and Grout Cleaning and Polishing Services Across Northamptonshire Guaranteed!
- We inspect your Limestone Tile and Grout floor:
This is to identify any limitations like stain removal, loss of loose grout surrounding surfaces sensitive to cleaning solutions and any other areas that needs consideration before the cleaning starts.
- We protect your walls and furniture:
This is to limit overspray on to sensitive areas during the cleaning process. Please note no guarantee can be made that materials that is extremely sensitive to moisture might not show some form of exposure to our cleaning solutions.
- Limestone Cleaning and Restoring Process:
The system we use to clean and restore your Limestone tile flooring is Twister™ diamond technology. Twister™ cleaning system are a range of diamond pads prepared with billions of microscopic diamonds which cleans, restores and polish natural stone floors. The huge difference in using Twister™ is we can deep clean and polish your floor using only water and no chemicals. Twister™ technology are environmentally friendly cleaning process, and also improves the slip resistance of the floor.
4. Grout Lines Cleaning:
This is done by hand because the diamond pads only cleans smooth surfaces.
- Rinse Limestone tile and Grout Process:
Slurry (Dirt from the floor and cleaning solution mixed together) with our pressurised cleaning equipment. This step allows us to clean areas of your wall or floor that is not reachable with any other form of cleaning (scrubbing). Sometimes we have to repeat the cleaning process as described above to ensure optimum results.
- Drying Process to prepare the Limestone Tile and Grout for the sealer:
After the cleaning process has been completed, we will clean up and dry any areas. In cases where stone or tile has a high porosity, drying can take up to 12- 24 hours.
- Impregnator Limestone and Grout Sealer:
After the floor dryout we Apply of a top quality impregnator to reduce the porosity of the tile and grout . The Impregnator penetrates below the surface of the Limestone and grout and act as a repellent for any liquid based spills, and also make on-going maintenance easier . Applying Impregnator to Limestone and grout will allow for a natural (matt) finish to the stone and grout .
Limestone Tile and grout Cleaning DIY Tips!
Make sure you’ll get the right limestone cleaning supplies.
To clean limestone floors, you will need a vacuum, broom, or dry mop. You should have a sponge mop ready, too. A mild dish soap can be used for this project, but you might want to pick up a soap designed specifically for limestone. Lastly, you also need a bucket and some soft towels. Of course, if it’s time to reseal the surface, pick up some sealant, too. If you have stains on the limestone in need of removal, be sure to grab some white flour and hydrogen peroxide.
Vacuum, sweep, or dry wipe the limestone surface.
This may sound strange, but you can vacuum limestone floors if you turn off the spinning brush. However, be very careful that you are not scratching the surface. Vacuuming does a great job of removing sand and dirt from cracks and crevices. Otherwise, use a broom or dry mop to clean up any dirt and debris. For counters and walls, use a dry, soft cloth to remove as much dirt as you can. Any particles left on the limestone during a wet cleaning can inflict a multitude of scratches into the surface, so try to get it all.
Wet cleaning system for limestone tile and grout.
To clean limestone, all you need is a bucket of warm water with a couple tablespoons of soap mixed in. Gently mop the stone floors, or wipe other surfaces, with the mixture. Take your time on this step, and allow ample time for the soap to break down the filth.
Cleaning and removing limestone tile and grout stains.
Removing stains may require a poultice to draw the stain out of the stone. You can make a poultice by taking 3/4 cup of flour and adding little amounts of hydrogen peroxide until you have a paste. Apply the paste to the stain and allow it to dry, which may take as long as a day or two. Once dried, carefully remove the dried paste using a soft edged scrapper. Another option is to use a product specially made to clean and maintain limestone, like MB Stone Care MB-1 Floor Cleaner. This product is pH balanced, yet designed to remove stains and grime from stone. To be safe, find an area that no one will see and test the effect first.
Rinse your limestone tile and grout floor or wall.
Aside from the fact that soap left on the limestone’s surface will attract dirt and speed up the accumulation of filth, it also creates a film that can leave your stone looking dull. Start by dumping out your mop bucket, rinsing it thoroughly, and refilling it with clean, warm water. Mop over the surface with the fresh water. What do you see? Any frothy, lathery sections indicate that your job is not done yet. Repeat this step until it appears that the soap residue has been eliminated.
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