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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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How to clean resins from garden paving stones and other stone floor surfaces

With the arrival of summer, trees begin to produce natural resins which may then fall onto your garden paving stones, driveway, or on the natural stone surface of your decking. The resins then stick to your shoes and can leave unsightly difficult to remove marks on the flooring in your home. Until a few years […]

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How to clean ceramic and porcelain tiles

In the last post we talked about Fila‘s long-term collaboration with Atlas Concorde, a company that specialises in the manufacturer of ceramic floor surfaces.   Now, we’re going to take another look at this type of flooring and provide some useful advice on how to clean porcelain and ceramic tiled floors. If your floor surface is marked […]

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Cleaning paving stones, patios and paths: how to remove marks left by glue and other sticky substances

Now that spring has arrived, we can at last spend some time in our gardens. Before you start using your patio, you’ll probably want to clean the paving stones.   Outdoor surfaces, like patios, paths and driveways, can become very dirty after being battered by the cold, wet, winter weather. Among with hard-to-remove stubborn marks, […]

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