Shower areas can quickly lose their sparkle, as limescale builds up. The crusty, white mineral deposits are left behind by hard water and they can be really hard to shift. It’s tempting to blitz limescale with a tough cleaning product but this can lead to further problems. Many ‘power cleaners’ contain non-buffered hydrochloric acid which […]
Mathematics Institute of Oxford University: one of the latest projects in which a complete FILA cleaning, protection and maintenance regime has been specified.
Dirty grout lines can really spoil the overall look of a tiled floor or wall. You may think that some bleach and a toothbrush will do the trick, but this can cause other problems. Bleach can dull polished tiles, erode natural stone, damage tile sealant and turn the grout yellow, so try a Fila solution […]
The initial clean is one of the most important stages of a stone floor installation, yet it’s often not carried out properly, which can store up lots of problems! An initial clean should take places after stone have been laid – when the grout is set and before the surface is sealed. It’s important to […]
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.
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.
Two Fila treatments have been nominated as finalists in the Tomorrow’s Flooring Awards 2014. New FILAMP90 ECO PLUS and best-selling FILA Deterdek join the online magazine’s top 50 shortlisted products, having been selected from hundreds of entries, across all product sectors. To vote for your favourite – or for both – check out the Awards […]
Casa Dusensky Vitale in Ostuni in the province of Brindisi, is a villa comprising a series of natural stone buildings dating back to the early 1900s, renovated and refurbished, to which a new part has been added, linked via underground corridors. The final effect is a splendid example of contemporary architecture that fits in beautifully […]
Once again Fila is leading the industry in the field of cleaning natural stone surfaces – beautiful and delicate surfaces which, if properly treated and protected, maintain their beauty and features over time. Our company, a specialist in cleaning a whole range of surfaces, was chosen to clean natural stone for the the new Presidential […]
Natural stone paving is ideal for application outdoors. Sometimes, atmospheric agents can lead to rust or sulphate stains. It’s important to know how to remove these stains, without damaging the surface. To clean natural stone paving, Fila has developed DETERDEK – a specialised descaling cleaning agent which is able to remove residual rust or sulphate stains from […]