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House Cleaning Made Easy: A Weekly Checklist

Ever feel overwhelmed with house cleaning? Here’s a short weekly checklist to keep your house clean and your weekends carefree. Keeping daily and weekly routines are the best way to make real change in our lives. In terms of house cleaning, it’s easy to define the main spaces of the home and the simple steps we […]

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Shower Cleaning: Solutions for All Surfaces

Your shower cleaning guide – the tips you need to keep tile and stone spotless every day. Though shower cleaning can be boring and mundane, it directly contributes to our wellbeing and quality of life. Bathrooms used to be the place where we took care of our basic necessities, but they have now gone well […]

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Kitchen Cleaning 101

Everything you need to keep your kitchen clean every day! Before we get into the ins and outs of kitchen cleaning, let’s consider why we tend to hang around this space of the home.  Kitchens are often reputed as being the most important room of the home. Think about it: kitchens are the traditional spaces of food […]

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How to Seal Tile Grout the Easy Way

Many of you might be wondering how to seal tile grout, but first, let’s go over why tile is such a popular go-to wall and floor covering. Tile is resistant and long-lasting. That’s why it’s so often seen in high traffic environments like home kitchens, restaurants and shopping centers.   Especially important in today’s world, […]

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How to Clean Tile Floors: Which Tile Cleaner to Use

Tile floor cleaners explained! Once your tile floors are installed, cleaning them on a daily and weekly basis is simple!  Take a look at how to clean tile floors every day!   As explained in this previous post, pH neutral cleaners are your best bet for the daily cleaning of tile floors. Why? It’s simple: […]

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How to Clean Tile Grout and Keep Your Home Healthy

Easy Tile Grout Cleaning at Your Fingertips Whether you’ve chosen ceramic tile, porcelain tile, cement tile or natural stone, keeping grout clean is so important when it comes to maintaining healthy homes. And as we all know… health is everything nowadays! Lets’ look at how to keep tile grout clean right after installation.  Once the […]

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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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Clean Tile Grout in Record Time!

Cleaning tile grout takes just a few steps simple steps! Dirty tile grout can breed germs that can then proliferate throughout the home. That’s why it’s so critical to maintain tiled surfaces with an effective tile grout cleaner. Normal cementitious grout, by nature, contains micropores that absorb water, oil and dirt. On the surface, you […]

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Don’t just disinfect – get to the root of the problem!

FILA CLEAN, Fila’s Full House Cleaning Program, follows CDC guidelines. The CDC defines cleaning and disinfecting: Cleaning: the removal of germs, dirt and impurities from surfaces. It does not kill germs, but by removing them, it lowers their numbers and the risk of spreading infection. Disinfecting: using chemicals to kill germs on surfaces. This process does not […]

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How to clean terracotta outdoors: 3 tips for quick and easy cleaning

Summer is just around the corner and with it comes a desire to spend time in the garden. Terracotta is definitely one of the most beautiful materials used outdoors, but we have to admit that it is not simple to keep clean! It gets dirty easily due to exposure to the elements, fading its characteristic warm […]

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How to clean wood effect porcelain tile

In this article we want to explain how to clean your wood-effect porcelain tile, one of today’s most popular flooring materials, which over the last ten years has seen an increasingly more refined evolution in the reproduction of the natural grain of wood. However, it is in the grain that dirt tends to collect, becoming […]

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How should porcelain tiles be cleaned? Answers to all your questions

We often receive questions about cleaning porcelain tile floors. Tiles are used more and more frequently in our homes, as they are considered very resistant and easy to care for. However, tile floors may stain even after very frequent washing. In this article, we have put together the most frequent questions and answers about cleaning porcelain […]

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Countertops and hygiene

Sealing stone countertops is a fundamental part of full daily hygiene. Dirt can penetrate the surface of untreated materials, such as granite countertops, making them difficult to clean. Stains in natural stone crevices can then become a nesting ground for germs and bacteria. Kitchen countertops are especially subject to dirt and stains, as they are one of the most frequently touched and used surfaces […]

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