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Cleaning Ceramic Tile Using Microbial Based Cleaners

What are the issues around cleaning ceramic tile? Grease spills, oil and sugary stains can be absorbed into the pores of porous or semi porous ceramic tile. They collect in the microscopic indentations and fissures of the hard surface. Even if your tiles are impervious, the grout is not, and it too can absorb grease. When the tile floor is not cleaned properly, the grease polymerizes and cakes up on the floor leaving it dingy-looking. It is important to select the right type of cleaning product to penetrate the grease and dirt without damaging or discoloring the tiles.

We see many options offered for cleaning ceramic tile. Acid based cleaners including vinegar can damage the surface and leave it looking dull rather than clean and shinny. Bleach or ammonia-based cleaners can also be a problem. These products can discolor your grout if used too often. Even cleaning tiles with soap will leave a residue that will make the tiles appear dirty and slippery.

Cleaning using microbes has many advantages over conventional based cleaner.Microbial are cleaners are environmentally safe products that penetrate deep into the pores of surfaces to degrade a wide range of embedded residual soils which conventional hard surface cleaning solutions typically leave behind. Furthermore they continue to break down odor causing molecules even after surface cleaning has been achieved.

Cleaning ceramic tile by microbial cleaning is achieved by three major components within the product. The first is an emulsifier which breaks down the surface soils and the hydrocarbon down to molecular size. This is done in order to achieve the maximum surface area of the hydrocarbon to allow the microbes the greatest area of activity. In breaking down the dirt, fat and greases, the cleaning process begins. The second component of the liquid is a biocatalyst which provides extra oxygen for enhanced biological action and faster results. The third component necessary for cleaning grease is a select blend, natural, oil consuming microbes also added during manufacture. These microbes penetrate deep into the pores of the surface cleaning grease and embedded oils which conventional cleaning solutions typically leave behind.

Microbes are single celled bacteria. Even though they are simple organisms, they have devised a system to locate food and to distinguish one item from another. Different microbes have different foods of choice. CT-MicroClean FG developed by CoverTec Products LLC is a specific for cleaning grease. The strains we have selected for our product has been chosen for their affinity to the various forms of fat and grease that we want to clean and remediate. They are cultured microbes which are gathered from around the world. They are not genetically engineered.

CT-MicroClean FG for deep cleaning fat oil and grease

Available in 3 different container sizes:

  • 1 Quart (covers 50 sq.ft)
  • 1 Gallon (covers 200 sq.ft)
  • 5 Gallon (covers 1000 sq.ft)

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