As beautiful as it looks to have white tiles in the house, the more difficult it is to keep them clean and stain-free. Many types of stains are often found on the tiles. Those are difficult to get rid of. But now there is no need to worry because now you will be able to easily remove stains from ink to tea on the tile. Let's know-how.
How to remove rust stains from tile
Don't worry if your home's tile is stained with rust. It is very easy to clean. However, the cause of rust stains on the tile is the use of metal objects on the tile for a long time, due to which moisture builds up and rust marks are left on the tile. All you need is lemon juice and borax to get rid of these dark orange stains. Mix both these things in equal quantity and apply this paste to the place where there is a mark. After applying the paste, rub it gently Allow the paste to dry, then wash with water and wipe with a clean cloth. If the stain remains, repeat the process until the rust is gone.
Remove hard water stains from tile
Often you must have noticed that even hard water causes stains in the tiled areas around the bathroom or sink. Also, getting rid of these stains is very difficult. But you can remove hard water stains with vinegar. For this, you need to soak a sponge or cloth in vinegar. After that apply it to the stained area. Leave the vinegar to stay on the tile for a few minutes and wipe it back with a cloth after some time. After this sprinkle baking soda on the stained area. Then clean the surface with the help of a sponge
Coffee, Tea, or juice
It is normal to spill the tea on the ground while drinking tea and it is very easy to get stained if your floor is of tile. Don't worry if you spill coffee, tea, or juice on your tile. You can easily clean it. Wash with a mild detergent and warm water to remove the stain, then blot with hydrogen peroxide or diluted bleach.
Remove gum, wax, or tar stains
Tiles often get stained with glue or wax. But now you can easily remove these stains. To remove gum wax stains on tiles, place ice in a resealable plastic bag and place the bag over the stained area. Once it is solid, remove as much of it as possible with the help of a craft stick. Remove any remaining residue with a non-flammable paint thinner.
Ink or dye stains
Ink stains from pens are very common in homes where there are young children. While playing, children drop ink on the tile or they make marks on the tile with a pen. But now don't worry, these stains are super easy to clean. You can clean ink and dye tile stains with diluted bleach. For this, soak a cloth in bleach and place it on the stained area. Keep the bleached cloth on the tile until it clears the stain on the tile. After this, clean the tiled area with water.
Take special care of these things
- Do not use abrasive cleaners or scouring powder to remove hard water stains, which can damage the tile's finish or leave scratches.
- If you are using vinegar on tile, keep in mind that the tile should be acid-safe.
- To remove hard water stains on natural stone tile, use a cleaner made specifically for natural stone surfaces.
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