Only non-acidic cleaning products should be used.
Acid will etch the tiles, resulting in discoloration and/or pitting on the surface of the tile. Do not use vinegar, or products containing vinegar. For best results, sweep and mop floors regularly.
In this regard, how do you remove cement residue from porcelain tiles?
Removing grout and concrete residue from porcelain and ceramic tiles. Immediately after the floor is laid, it is important to wash the floor with a specifically designed detergent like DETERDEK PRO to remove all residue of grout, mortar and glue. This can also be done by the home owner.
One may also ask, how do you make cement tiles shine?
Follow these steps to polish your cement tiles:
- Use a fine (600 grit) sand screen disc to lightly sand the surface of the tiles.
- Seal with either a good quality penetrating sealer.
- Buff with a white pad.
How do you get cement residue off tiles?
So, here is how to remove cement stains from tiles:
- Soak. Soak a cloth well with white vinegar.
- Apply. Place the cloth over the stain.
- Let it sit. Let the cloth soak the stain well, leaving it on for 2 hours.
- Reapply. …
- Scrub. …
- Repeat. …
- Rinse. …
Baking Soda Scrub
Try mopping your tile floor using this DIY cleaning recipe: ¼ cup white vinegar, 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap, ¼ cup baking soda, and 2 gallons of very warm water. You can also add a few drops of lavender essential oil for a fresh scent!