The Easiest Way to Clean Tile & Grout Bonita Springs

If you have tile and grout in your home, you’re going to want to clean it quite frequently. Odds are you’ve already tried more than one method to see what works the best and takes up the least amount of your time. Or you’ve chosen to stick with the first cleaning method you learned. In either case, we’re sure that if you follow this advice you’ll never want to go back to cleaning tile and grout the way that you did before.

 

Ditch The Toothbrush

 

The most common DIY methods for cleaning tile grout involve using a toothbrush or some other type of brush to vigorously scrub between the tiles, crawling around on your hands and knees, until the floor is spotless. Using certain cleaning solutions can certainly speed up the process, but it can still be very time consuming and very tiring. If you want a better way, go ahead and get rid of that brush.

 

Steam Cleaners

 

If you can afford the investment, the most simple and least time-consuming way to clean your tile and grout floors is by using a steam cleaner. Steam cleaners can effectively clean and sanitize any type of tile or grout as there are no chemicals involved in the process. When you buy or rent a steam cleaner from your local home improvement store, just make sure it has the steam hose and a small brush attachment. Once you have assembled the steam cleaner and filled it with water, turn it on and allow it to heat up. Then, move the cleaning brush back and forth over all of the grout. This will get rid of all the dirt and grime, as well as kill the mildew in the grout. After cleaning, use a towel or mop to wipe up excess moisture. You’ll notice right away that your floor gets much cleaner, much faster with the use of a steam cleaner.

 

Professional Tile and Grout Cleaning


Even with the help of a steam cleaner, you might still not have the free time for the mundane task of tile and grout cleaning. If this is the case, call in TST Total Restoration  professionals- we’re always happy to help!

Managing Dirt and Grime in Your Carpet and Rugs in Austin Texas

Rug and Carpet Cleaning   

Rug and Carpet Cleaning

 

Carpet makes a fantastic option for your home! It’s cushiony, comfy, and cozy! It’s available in a variety of colors and textures, and is generally easy to clean. In fact, today we’re talking about how to remove dirt and grime from your carpet, so it can be as clean as it was the day it was installed! From dusting, to steam cleaning, there are many ways to keep your carpet clean. Call The Steam Team of Austin, Texas for professional rug cleaning today. 

 

Vacuum on a Routine Basis

 

Dusting, sweeping, and vacuuming your floor is essential! Do it on the regular, and you’ll be set. It’ll also make chore day that much easier on you- since you’ll have kept up with it the entire time. And don’t forget about those baseboards; they collect so much dust over time.

 

Occasional Steam Cleaning

 

Steam cleaning is a way of cleaning that helps to eradicate dirt, grime, allergens, and other nasty substances from deep within the fibers of carpet. It uses nothing but pressurized water and high temperatures! No leftover residue, no chemicals, nothing. If you’re going to have your carpet deep cleaned, this is the way you want to go. Our location at 9901 Burnet Rd. Austin, Texas has a state-of-the art rug cleaning facility.

 

Develop Helpful Habits

 

Sometimes, we just have to change the way we do things! Try developing helpful habits for your carpet like removing your shoes at the door, or putting a mat at the entrances to your home! Door mats help to pick up the dirt and dust we bring in, and if we aren’t wearing our shoes around the house, then we aren’t tracking dirt around!

 

Keep dirt and grime away from your carpet by keeping up these habits, and of course by steam cleaning every so often. Call The Steam Team today for any of your carpet cleaning needs! Your carpet will be so clean by the time we’re finished, you’ll be amazed at the results of our professional carpet cleaning.

Carpet Cleaning: Steaming Away the Stench

Carpet And Rug Cleaning 

Carpet And Rug Cleaning 

We often treat our pets as if they’re human. They seem to fit in perfectly with the family, and they even get along well with our closest friends! However… no matter how endearing our pets are they still stink! To make matters worse, pet odors are oftentimes more difficult to remove than stains, as they’re more deeply embedded into carpet/fabric fibers. Pet urine is the number one culprit. So, what, if anything, can we do to relieve our nostrils of this uncomfortable stench, left behind by our darling pets?

 

Pre-Treating Stains

 

Hopefully you’ve caught the urine stain in good time. If you happen to be so lucky, begin pretreating the stain immediately! Choose one cleaning solution and stick with it- but make sure it’s appropriate for this kind of stain!

 

If you’re dealing with a urine puddle, immediately soak up the moisture by layering newspaper over several paper towels, and pressing the affected area. Once fully dry, pretreat the stain with an enzymatic cleaning solution- the best solution for the job.

 

Permanently Removing Stains & Odors

 

First- understand that not all stains are going to come up. Sometimes, professional intervention is necessary. Until The Steam Team (or your local cleaning/restoration company) arrives, try mixing a solution of two cups of cool water, and a tablespoon each of vinegar, and dishwashing liquid. Blot into the stain and periodically rinse with clean water.

 

Hiring a Professional


Pet urine alone is a difficult stain/odor to battle. Don’t fight alone! Give your local cleaning and restoration company a call. The Steam Team has the perfect amount of know-how and high-quality equipment to remove stains from your carpet and upholstery- for good! Finally, you can go back to loving on your pets, and not just cleaning up after them. For rug cleaning call The Steam Team at 512-451-8326 today.