Slate has been popular as flooring for centuries and it’s not hard to see why. Naturally beautiful yet extraordinarily durable, a slate floor that is well cared for may well last into the next millennium!
Slate is unquestionably beautiful but to maintain its natural good looks, it must be routinely cleaned by a professional floor cleaning expert to ensure that it retains its good looks and is protected from unsightly stains and spills. 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 Otley.
Although a slate floor requires regular professional cleaning, it is vital that you keep on top of day-to-day cleaning as allowing a build-up of dirt could mean that the floor’s surface has to be re-ground.
At A1 Professional Cleaning, we advise our customers to dry-mop or brush their slate floors each day if possible, as this is the best way to keep debris and dust in check. You may use a vacuum cleaner on slate floors, however it’s essential that you always use a soft brush attachment, whilst being careful not to bang the vacuum onto the floor as this might cause scuff marks or chipping.
It’s ok to wet mop a natural slate floor but chemical cleaners and bleach should never be used. A once a week mop will be adequate for most slate floors but make sure that the mop has been thoroughly wrung out so it’s not too wet. Natural slate floors are very delicate so it’s important to bear in mind that they can suffer permanent damage when unsuitable products are used.
A1 Professional Cleaning – expert in Slate floor cleaning Otley
At A1 Professional Cleaning, we recommend that natural slate floors really benefit a professional clean at least once per year. Our slate floor cleaning services are available throughout Otley and we will efficiently clean your slate floor, to bring out the natural beauty and colour of the slate. We’ll also tackle any grime and dirt that may have built up on the grouting, to leave the whole floor looking clean and rejuvenated.
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. Re-sealing is also very effective at keeping permanent damage from spills such as food and wine which can lead to staining on an un-sealed slate floor. At A1 Professional Cleaning we’re experienced in professional slate floor cleaning throughout Otley and our slate floor cleaning techniques will leave your floor thoroughly clean, perfectly sealed and wonderfully restored.
When your slate floor has been thoroughly cleaned and re-sealed, we can then re-polish the floor to bring out and enhance its natural beauty and surface texture. Have you got a slate floor that’s looking a little lack lustre? Why not get in touch for information on our dependable services for slate floor cleaning in Otley? 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.