Brilliant Results in 10 Minutes: Tips on How to Clean Kitchen Tiles from Grease

The kitchen gets dirty pretty quickly – in the process of cooking food remains stuck to different surfaces, including tiles. It is necessary to clean not only the walls but also the floor – even there you can sometimes find bits of food or dirt stains.

How to clean the tiles in the kitchen to make them shine – folk methods

Experienced hostesses advise several means, which are in the arsenal of every woman. Our grandmothers used these products for years to keep the kitchen clean. You can also use them in the cleaning process:

  • Baking soda and vinegar – mix baking soda with water, apply the mush to the tiles, wait 10 minutes, spray vinegar through a sprayer, rinse with a sponge and water;
  • lemon – rub a piece of lemon on the tile, wait 10 minutes, and wipe with a damp sponge;
  • citric acid – mix with water, spray through a sprayer, wait 10 minutes, and wipe with a damp sponge;
  • ammonia – dilute in water in the proportion of 1:2, spray through a sprayer, wait 10 minutes, and wipe with a damp sponge;
  • mustard powder – mix with water to a pulp, apply to the tile, wait 10 minutes, and wipe with a damp sponge.

To quickly remove dirt from the tiles on the floor, you can spray a solution of vinegar or ammonia on the tiles (mix with water in a ratio of 1:2), after 10 minutes, wash the floors with clean water.

Intertile joints are perfectly cleaned with toothpaste – you need to apply it with a brush to the problem areas, after 10 minutes, wipe thoroughly with a sponge.

Useful tip: if you use household chemicals for cleaning in the kitchen, choose only gel products – powders are too aggressive for the glossy tile surface, they can leave scratches or cause tarnishing of the material.

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Written by Emma Miller

I am a registered dietitian nutritionist and own a private nutrition practice, where I provide one-on-one nutritional counseling to patients. I specialize in chronic disease prevention/ management, vegan/ vegetarian nutrition, pre-natal/ postpartum nutrition, wellness coaching, medical nutrition therapy, and weight management.

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