Slate has been sought after as a floor covering for hundreds of years and it’s not hard to see why. Naturally beautiful yet unbelievably durable, a slate floor that is well-maintained may well last into the next century!
Slate is a totally natural product, formed over many millions of years. It is the natural formulation of slate that means that it must receive regular, professional care and attention to look at its best. If you have a slate floor and are looking for a professional, trustworthy slate floor cleaning service, at A1 Professional Cleaning we provide our expert services throughout Arthington.
It’s essential to ensure that your slate floor is kept clean as letting dirt, stains and bacteria to build up can subsequently lead to the need for specialist invasive treatments such as resurfacing or grinding.
As professionals in slate floor cleaning Arthington wide, at A1 Professional Cleaning Services, we recommend that you clean your floor on a regular basis – every day is ideal if you can manage it – with a dry mop, as this is the easiest way to pick up dust and loose dirt. It’s ok to use a vacuum cleaner on slate floors, however it is crucial that you always use a soft brush attachment, whilst being careful not to bang the vacuum onto the floor as this can cause scuff marks or chipping.
Slate flooring can also be cleaned with a damp (not wet) mop – once per week should be ample – but the use of chemicals, harsh cleaners and bleach must but avoided at all costs. Natural slate floors are very delicate so it’s important to be aware that they can suffer permanent damage when the wrong products are used.
A1 Professional cleaning – Slate floor cleaning Arthington experts
At A1 Professional Cleaning, our recommendation is that natural slate floors really benefit a professional clean at least once per year. We’re experts in slate floor cleaning in Arthington and will thoroughly clean your floor to preserve its natural good looks whilst shielding it from staining and damage. Dirt and grime can also accumulate on grouting – we’ll thoroughly clean every part of your slate floor so that it looks completely, deeply clean.
Cleaning a slate for can leave the natural floor surface ‘exposed’ and that is why the floor will have to be re-sealed to prevent blemishes and a build-up of dirt on the surface. When a slate floor has been re-sealed, the newly-sealed surface will offer added peace of mind that the floor has been protected against discoloration from food and fluids. We are floor cleaners with experience of slate floor cleaning in Arthington. Our slate floor cleaning service has been created to leave natural slate floors looking fresh, clean and protected against unsightly stains.
After the cleaning and re-sealing processes are finished, we can then polish your floor so that its natural charm is further enhanced. Why not contact us for further details of our services for slate floor cleaning in Arthington? We’re highly experienced in every aspect of floor cleaning and have the skills to return your slate floor to its former glory whilst effectively protecting it from long term damage.