Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Clean Your Home’s Tile and Grout

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Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Clean Your Home’s Tile and Grout

Over time, tiles and grout (the lines between tiles) tend to accumulate dirt and dust, which does not only cause discoloration but also creates the perfect environment for the growth of mold, mildew, and bacteria. And besides exposing you to diseases, dirty tiles can prove difficult to clean if dirt and other substances are left to penetrate deep within the grout. 

Cleaning your tiles and grout offers many benefits to you, a reason you should make a point of cleaning them regularly. In addition to enhancing the aesthetic appeal of your house, here are other benefits of cleaning your tiles and grout.

Prolong your floor’s life  

The buildup of dirt, dust, and liquids over a period of time can have devastating consequences on your house. It can lead to;

  • Break down the structure of the flooring 
  • Weaken its integrity
  • Reduce its lifespan. 

Moreover, grout is porous and therefore quick to hold moisture, making it susceptible to stains and dirt. If these elements are left to accumulate, they can become difficult to clean and can even damage your flooring. 

Whether it is floor tiles or wall tiles, failure to clean them regularly can lead to cracking, discoloration, and fading. Make sure you use the right products for grout and floor cleaning to improve their appearance and prolong their lifespan. 

Safeguard your family’s health 

Your tiles are constantly exposed to dirt, no matter where they are located: Tiles and flooring at the doorways are exposed to dirt and pollen from outside, while tiles in the bathroom and kitchen may grow mold and mildew due to the humid conditions. This could lead to health issues for you and your pets if not addressed accordingly.

Cleaning your tiles properly can eliminate bacteria, dirt, and other substances that lead to diseases. This can go a long way in ensuring your family remains free of infections and illnesses that result from dirty surfaces in your home. 

Enhance your floor’s look  

After many years of service, your tiles begin to lose their authentic color and appeal, and the results are a dull floor and home. Your shower and kitchen may also start to look unattractive not only to you but also to everybody who visits your house. Even worse, your home can lose value, leading to potential buyers canceling a deal just because it appears unhealthy to live in. 

Cleaning the tiles and grout of your house can give your home a new look. At first, you may not realize that your floor looks diminished. But after it has undergone professional cleaning, you will be surprised by how accurately it reminds you of the first day the flooring was installed. 

Remove embedded grime

Properly cleaning your tiles and grout is a sure way to remove stubborn stains and embedded grime that has accumulated over the years, especially in vulnerable areas such as the kitchen and bathrooms. Besides discolored tiles, grime results in odors and bacteria that can make you and your loved ones ill.

Professional cleaners use proper scrubs and special cleaners to eliminate grime, ensuring your home is deep cleaned. They also work on areas that are often overlooked, such as the pantry and under the rags. This leaves your house looking clean and fresh. 


Certainly, failure to clean your tiles and grout often could see you spend more on replacement once your tiles become totally damaged. However, regular cleaning and maintenance can save you the trouble since it won’t cost near as much. So, don’t wait until the flooring has been damaged beyond repair, as this will definitely spoil your budget and drain your finances down the road. Take care of dirty tiles and grout now to save your money later. 

For a total clean-up of your tiles and grout, you can seek the services of professional cleaners who are sure to get rid of all the dirt, dust, and grime from your tiles to give your house a new look once again.       

Green Clean employs just the right methods and tools to get your tiles and grout cleaned to your satisfaction. Contact us to schedule an appointment.

-Green Clean Team