Tiles – Cleaning Do’s And Don’ts

Cleaning Do’s and Don’ts:

When on the topic of caring and cleaning your stone, there are some recommended do’s and don’ts that you should highly consider following:

  • Do dust mop your floors frequently
  • Do keep surfaces clean with mild detergent
  • Do use clean, clear water to rinse and dry your surfaces after washing
  • Do blot up spills immediately, instead of wiping and spreading the spill/stain.
  • Do exercise common protective practices such as using non-slip mats or rugs on floor surfaces and coasters. placemats or tablecloths on countertops.


  • Don’t use worn vacuum cleaners. The metal, plastic or wheels may scratch your surfaces.
  • Don’t mix bleach and ammonia; this combination creates a toxic and lethal gas.
  • Don’t ever mix chemicals together unless manufacturers directions specifically instruct you to.
  • Don’t use abrasive cleaners such as dry cleansers or soft cleansers.
  • Don’t use vinegar, lemon juice or other cleaners containing acids on marble, limestone, travertine, or onyx surfaces.
  • Don’t use cleaners that contain acid.