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How to Clean Encaustic Tiles | Protection and Care Tips

Whether you are laying a wall or a floor, encaustic tiles are beautiful, and they are bold. Intricately handcrafted in colourful patterned designs, they are a vintage trend and having a moment again. Traditionally, encaustic tiles were made from clay, but modern versions are produced with cement and hydraulically pressed. This makes the surface highly […]

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Grout Cleaning of Ceramic Tile Floors | Everything You Need to Know

With spring on the way, there is no better time to wipe, polish and de-grease. If you’re looking for some tips to clean grout, we have written this post to get your tiles gleaming again! Knowing how to look after your grout will maintain your flooring and keep ceramic tiles looking splendid for longer. What’s […]

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Protecting and Caring for Natural Stone Surfaces

Renovations involve making so many decisions – let FILA take care of the cleaning and sealing! Natural Stone Surfaces Whether you’re gutting the kitchen or just focusing on floors, backsplashes and countertops… the materials you choose are key in determining the look and feel of the space. Natural stone surfaces (granite, marble, quartzite, limestone, travertine, slate, sandstone) […]

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Procedures of cleaning, hygienization and disinfection of home surfaces

Cleaning, hygienization and subsequent disinfection are very sensitive topics nowadays. We are bombarded with indications about the importance of following personal and environmental hygiene regulations. However, these terms are often used as synonyms, creating a lot of confusion in terminology and effective procedures. The Ministry Circular n. 0005443 of 22 February 2020 issued by the […]

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Pale stains on a porcelain floor? Here’s how to remove so-called “clean stains”

The appearance of “pale blotches” on a porcelain or ceramic floor can have a wide variety of causes. Restoring the floor’s original beauty is easier than you think.

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How to wash floors after laying using FILA products

Washing floors after laying is a fundamentally important step for all subsequent operations and maintenance. Let’s see how to thoroughly clean a floor after installation.

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How about brighteners and Additives? No doping substances to keep your floors spick and span with FILA!

Find out in this article how brighteners and additives in floor-and-surface cleaning products can permanently ruin the appearance of your precious home!   What a brightener is Nothing to do with trinkets or silver….and nor does it have any relation to toothpaste or rinse-aids for the dishwasher that promise an overnight miracle by making your […]

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Vinegar and bicarbonate – a natural choice. But just how surface-safe are they?

Nowadays there is an abundance of advice to be found on blogs or internet sites about how to keep your home spotless with bicarbonate of soda and vinegar. Even though in some cases the information and tips are useful and have some practical value, it is just as well to be aware of the limits […]

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New year, new you… and floors like new!

How to get 2019 off to a good start? By getting rid of all those unsightly stains and marks that ruin the looks of your porcelain and ceramic tiled floors. Are you ready for change? Get it as clean as a new pin!!     Magically clean! Even though ceramic and porcelain are two tough […]

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Spring cleaning 2018

Spring brings with it many good intentions, hopes, dreams and … a whole house to be cleaned! To help with this annual, and sometimes arduous task, FILA offers a wide range of products and some useful tips on how to make your home shine again! Planning and organization Although it may seem obvious, when you […]

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HOW TO CLEAN A KITCHEN WORKTOP MADE OF SINTERED STONE OR LAPITEC®

I consigli FILA per mantenere sempre pulito il tuo top cucina in pietra sinterizzata e rimuovere ogni macchia. Prodotti raccomandati da Lapitec®

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Large Slabs: Guide to cleaning large format tiles

The cleaning of large format tiles during and after installation must also follow certain rules, which we at FILA have developed in conjunction with Assoposa, the italian professional tile installers’ association.

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Enhance the beauty of the stone with FILAPT10 and FILAWET wet-look treatment

FILA offers two solutions that protect against staining in natural stone while also giving a beautiful wet-look finish: the water-based protective FILAWET ECO and the alternative solvent-based FILAWET.

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Do you have stains on your outdoor surfaces caused by decaying leaves and flower petals? We have the solution!

Heaps of dead leaves or flowers often build up on porches or garden paths, allowing natural dyes to seep through and leaving dark unsightly marks.
How can you get around this problem? FILA is here to help with FILAPS87 and HYDROREP ECO!

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Remove polyurethane foam residues with FILAZERO SIL

FILAZERO SIL is effective for removing residues of polyurethane foam, silicone, glue, adhesive tape and old labels. It is quick to apply: dissolves residues in 20 mins

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