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How to Restore and Protect External Facades | A Guide to Water-Repellent Sealer

Whether a block of apartments, office building or house, you’re probably aware of the importance of maintaining exterior cladding. The first thing visitors see when they arrive at the door, it’s key to keep this area clean or you risk making a bad impression. For all building structures in Britain, excessive moisture can compromise the […]

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How to Clean and Protect Porcelain Tiles

There’s nothing quite like restoring order and gaining a sense of satisfaction from a spot of housework. Making sure surfaces are clean and hygienic should be a regular habit, and that includes porcelain tiles. This type of flooring requires particular care to maintain its appearance, whether a polished or unpolished finish. In this post, we […]

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Landscaping Maintenance Tips | How to Clean and Protect Patio Tiles

There’s nothing quite like Al Fresco dining in the comfort of your garden with friends. Yes, it’s great as a last-minute option, but not if your yard is a mess – who wants to look at algae when they’re eating a meal? If you’ve decided it’s time to spruce up your garden, we’ve written this […]

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5 Reasons to Use a Stone Sealer

Many homeowners choose stone as a durable choice; after all, it’s easier to keep clean than carpet, right? Actually, the porosity of stone can make it susceptible to stains and it requires sealing to ensure lasting protection. Once upon a time, the average stone sealer was silicon-based and not very effective at all. Thankfully since […]

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FILA’s fantastic four!

Hocus-pocus? No, the ideal formula for cleaning your surfaces and floors is not magic but a sequence of easy steps to take. Step 1. Respect your pH! Choosing a suitable detergent is no easy task. We at FILA know that well begun is half done! That’s why we recommend analysing three essential elements first: dirt, […]

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Spring Clean Checklist: 5 House Cleaning Products to Try

Spring is in the air; there’s no doubt about that; the perfect time for a spot of house cleaning! As a nation, we’re officially jet-washing our paths and cleaning our cars – there’s nothing more satisfying than when things feel fresh. If you’re looking for the best house cleaning products to tackle each room, we’ve […]

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Best Cleaner for Natural Stone | Care and Protection Advice

A visually attractive option, natural stone is popular with homeowners for its durability and sleek presence. Its authentic beauty just cannot be matched, but it does demand protection and care. With a variety of natural stone products, it can be a minefield to choose, which is why we’ve put together this handy guide. Read on […]

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5 Common Household Stains | The Best Stain Remover for Each

No matter how careful you are, household stains are simply a fact of life. Stubborn marks are annoying, there’s no doubt about that, but luckily most can be removed if you use the right methods. Rule number one; make sure to act fast and choose the best stain remover for the issue in question. Whether […]

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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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