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How to Clean a Floor without Ruining Metal Profiles

After your floor has been laid, it is a good idea to take great care when cleaning its surface to avoid ruining the floor itself and any profiles. It is important to find the right product for washing after laying, based on the floor and profile material.

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Dirty Porcelain Tiles? Protect them with FILASTOP DIRT

To protect your porcelain tile floor from dirt, you can apply FILASTOP DIRT, the protective barrier against dirt that FILA has conceived specifically for all kinds of textured and unglazed porcelain tiles.

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Marble Dulled by Incorrect Washing? Thank Goodness for FILA!

How to restore a marble tiled floor ruined by incorrect washing after laying that had turned the material opaque and stained it.

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How to clean polished porcelain tiles

Polished porcelain tiles are really popular for walls and floors. They’re also very easy to look after, using the right treatments. Here’s how to clean polished porcelain tiles with FILACLEANER and FILACR10

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How to restore marble glossy finish with FILA products

Marble is a luxurious material that brings a glamorous feel to the home. It has a dense structure, that makes it really hardwearing and it’s easy to look after. But it can quickly become dim and lose its lustre. So how can you restore its glossy finish? How to restore marble kitchen tops, tables, windowsills […]

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How to Spring Clean Shower Tiles

Advice on cleaning shower tiles – and removing limescale with the best FILA products.

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How to clean a marble floor with FILACLEANER

Do you want to know how to clean your marble floor without damaging the surface? Follow our advices. Marble is a luxurious material that brings a glamorous feel to the home. It has a dense structure, that makes it really hardwearing and it’s easy to look after. But, it is sensitive to acid and strong […]

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Washing the floor with hydrochloric acid: Health risks and hazards

It should however always be avoided as it is highly corrosive: with hydrochloric acid, in fact, you risk not only ruining the surface, but also permanently corroding any parts in metal (especially aluminium or brass). For washing floors after laying, it is better to use an innovative acid like DETERDEK, which does not harm the surface and parts in metal and is also safe for the user and the environment because it does not develop harmful fumes.

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HOW TO SURVIVE THE AFTERMATH OF THE CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES THANKS TO FILA PRODUCTS

Will your home be invaded once again this year by relatives and friends for Christmas lunch or dinner on New Year’s Eve? Are you already dreading the morning after the night before, attempting to clean impossible stains from your splendid marble floor? Prevention is better than cure! Here are some useful tips on how to […]

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How to protect marble from stains with FILAMP90 ECO PLUS

FILAMP90 ECO PLUS is a natural effect stain protector, ideal for natural stone, like marble and granite, with shiny, glossy, brushed, matt fine polished finishes and polished porcelain tiles.

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How to treat efflorescence – before it arises!

Efflorescence can be a tricky problem to treat – and the unsightly white marks it leaves can ruin the appearance of a natural surface. The tell-tale streaks and stains are caused by soluble salts and other water dispersible materials, which rise to the top of absorbent surfaces, like stone and terracotta.   So, the answer is […]

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Surface sealing made easy with FILAMP90 ECO

Tile sealants play an essential role in protecting natural materials – and make surfaces easier to maintain.  But, contrary to belief, application needn’t be time consuming or unpleasant! The new breed of solvent-free products – like FILAMP90 ECO – have been developed to provide fast, safe application, without any compromise in performance.  As FILAMP90 ECO […]

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Caring for terracotta surfaces

Cleaning terracotta surfaces isn’t a difficult task. Find out how to do it and which are the most useful products to clean terracotta.

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Deep-down cleaning with dual-action Deterdek

Looking to spring-clean your patio or blitz an indoor surface?  Finding a product that’s both effective and safe can be a tall order – but dual- action Fila Deterdek is the ideal solution. Fila Deterdek is a safe, fumeless ‘all-in-one’ descaling detergent that gives an exceptional deep clean without causing damage or altering the appearance […]

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Keep wooden floors looking good with the right wood floor cleaning products

What’s better than a nice shiny wooden floor? I love them! In my home they provide warmth, look charming, and generate a sense of comfort which only natural materials are able to transmit. The beauty of wood floors is just that, the fact that it’s alive, and it ages at the same time as a […]

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