Slate has been popular as a floor covering for centuries and it’s not hard to see why. Naturally beautiful yet very durable, a slate floor that is well cared for is likely to last into the next century!
Slate is a totally natural product, created over many millions of years. It is the natural formulation of slate that means that it must receive regular, professional attention and care to look at its best. If you have a slate floor and are looking for a professional, reliable slate floor cleaning service, at A1 Professional Cleaning we provide our expert services throughout Burley-in-Wharfedale.
It’s crucial that you make sure that your slate floor is kept clean as allowing dirt, stains and bacteria accumulate can subsequently result in the need for specialist invasive procedures such as resurfacing or grinding.
At A1 Professional Cleaning, we advise our customers to dry-mop or sweep their slate floors every day whenever possible, as this is the easiest way to keep dust and debris at bay. You can use a hoover on slate floors, however it is crucial that you only use a soft brush attachment, whilst being careful not to bang the vacuum onto the floor as this could cause scuff marks or chipping.
Slate flooring can also be cleaned with a damp (not wet) mop – once a week ought to be enough – however the use of chemicals, harsh cleaners and bleach should but avoided at all costs. As with any natural product, it’s vital to avoid using harsh cleaning products if you are to avoid damaging a slate floor.
A1 Professional Cleaning – expert Slate floor cleaning Burley-in-Wharfedale
As professionals in slate floor cleaning, at A1 Professional Cleaning we advise our customers to schedule an annual professional clean for their slate floors. We are specialists in slate floor cleaning in Burley-in-Wharfedale and will thoroughly clean your floor to maintain its natural beauty whilst shielding it from staining and damage. Grime and dirt can also build up on grouting – we’ll clean every part of your slate floor so that it looks thoroughly, deeply clean.
Following cleaning it will be necessary to re-seal your slate floor to protect it from further accumulations of grime and dirt or from discoloration. Sealing a freshly cleaned slate floor is the best way to safeguard the floor from discoloration from fluids such as wine and food. At A1 Professional Cleaning we’re experienced in professional slate floor cleaning throughout Burley-in-Wharfedale and our slate floor cleaning techniques will leave your floor completely clean, perfectly sealed and wonderfully reconditioned.
When the cleaning and re-sealing processes are complete, we can then polish your floor so that its natural beauty is further enhanced. If your slate floor looks like it could do with a little professional attention, why not get in touch for more information on our expert slate floor cleaning services in Burley-in-Wharfedale? We’re highly experienced in all aspects of floor cleaning and have the skills to return your slate floor to its former glory whilst effectively protecting it from long term damage.