How to clean up an oil spill from your tile floor

Clean tiles by Country Life Carpet Cleaning (CLCC)Your kitchen is one of the busiest places inside your home and because of this, it is also the one place where most of the dirt and spills are expected. It is your tile floor that suffers the most.

Your tile floor makes your home stylish and elegant looking.  With its shine and appeal, your tile floor deserves to be clean. A clean tile floor will make your home stunning and definitely will make your kitchen attractive.

Oil spills in your tile floor?

Tile floor can catch dirt and dust easily. When in kitchen, the most common spills are from food, fat and oil. You’ll be cooking and experimenting inside your kitchen so it’s just normal to have fat or oil splatters and spills every now and then. The key here is to learn how to clean up an oil spill from your tile floor as soon as it happens.

Here’s how to clean oil spill from your tile floor:

  • Using paper towels carefully blot up any oil from your floor. Make sure you blot as much oil as possible, use multiple paper towels if you need too.
  • Sprinkle the area with oil spill with corn flour, oatmeal or bicarb. Allow it to sit for several minutes.
  • Sweep up the corn flour starch or oatmeal corn flour, oatmeal or bicarb, be sure to sweep everything up.
  • Sprinkle again another corn flour, oatmeal or bicarb if needed until all oil is absorbed.

If the spill is very large you will need to leave it over night before sweeping it up the next morning and you’ll be surprised to see how clean your tile floor is. Now your tile floor is as good as new, with no oil soaked in your tile grout. Keep your tile floor shiny, clean oil spill immediately.

Remember the best protection for your grout is to have it sealed and that will prevent it from getting stained.

How to clean up an oil spill from your tile floor

Need help? Do you have a tough stain on your tiles or are they just looking their best? Country Life Carpet Care can clean your tiles and grout, we can also seal your grout to prevent it being damaged. Country Life Carpet Care offers different cleaning services including tile floor cleaning, grout sealing, carpet cleaning, vinyl clean, upholstery and mattresses too. Ring us now to discuss your needs today, all quotes are free.