Best tips to keep your space clean this Holi
Festivity brings in excitement, thrill, and frolic in galore. But hullabaloo in the festivals like Holi, cannot stop the zealous neighbours and fervent colleagues to use Holi colours and stain your office and residential space.
Here is what you can do to keep your floor and wall tiles blemish-free.
Prevention is better than cure! The first step tos ensure a spotless home or commercial premises is to avoid letting the colours enter inside. Arrange a sit-out outside for visitors. Before entering your home colour-drenched, ensure removing your footwear and wiping your feet with a rug. It is also suggested that you must dry yourself entirely before coming inside.
Taking all these steps will prevent the walls and tiles from blotting.
If you happen to spill dry colour on the tiles, clean it immediately using the broom. However, if you see colour stains on the floor, you can use warm water to clean them. Pour some warm water on the stain, and allow it to sit for about 10 minutes. Then, use a cotton cloth to scrub the floor gently. Most likely, the stains will disappear.
The hysteria of Holi is such, that despite taking best efforts to prevent the stains, it can still happen. Water and simple cleaning technique may not work for powerful chemical stains. You will need something more robust to bring the floor tiles back in their original condition.
One of the best hacks to make your floors spot clean is to use a mixture of lemon and vinegar. Cut the lemon into two halves and squeeze its juice on the floor. Add a few drops of vinegar over it. Leave it for 5 minutes. Then, scrub the floor gently with warm water and wipe off the stain marks.
Baking soda is an effective cleaning agent. Since it is acidic, it can remove most types of stains. Even the most stubborn Holi colour marks vanish by pouring baking soda concoction over them.
Boil two cups of water and add a tablespoon of salt. Now, pour this mixture on the floor. Dust baking soda and let it sit for 15 minutes. With a cotton cloth, scrub the floor. The stains will be gone.
Many reputed and leading brands provide effective tile cleaning solution. The tile cleaners are available in the market at affordable prices. They are easy to use and promise compelling results, without compromising the quality of tiles.
Do not panic seeing the nasty colour marks on your floor tiles and walls. Use these tips to relieve the stress and clean your space immaculately.
Also, due to technological advancement, tile manufacturers are able to produce anti-stain tiles. These high-quality tiles do not allow the stains to get absorbed and retained in the tiles. However, if the Holi colours have too many chemicals, they may not fetch you the best results, and the tile may get stained. The results vary depending on time taken to clean the colors.
Sill, to be safer, try to avert the chances of staining by purchasing anti-stain tiles.
- Prevent the chances of staining
- Lemon and Vinegar
- Baking Soda
- Tile cleaner