Stacked stone tiles installation give a classy lasting charm to any home. Using this method, you can bring a dull flat wall into a visually appealing 3D structure. Stone tiles can also bring a comfortable atmosphere to any home. Aside from its aesthetic appeal to the walls, it is also durable and easy to maintain.
What’s more, stacked stone tiles are also versatile that it can be installed in any part of your house. Besides the usual spots in your home such as living rooms and bedrooms, many posh mansions also install them in bathrooms.
Yet despite being a low-maintenance type, it has one potential health issue: it is a favourite breeding ground for mould and mildew especially when in moist places such as bathrooms, gardens and garages. These microbes emit irritating smell and can lead to health dangers. What’s more, the hollow spaces and crevices between stone tiles can be a storehouse of dirt and other air contaminants that can trigger asthma and other allergies.
You need effort in cleaning stacked stone tiles. For best cleaning results, you need to wipe parts of stacked stone tiles using micro fibre towel daily to prevent the growth and spread of mould and mildew. For dry areas, removing dust particles and debris using feather duster is enough.
On a weekly basis, clean the stone tiles using a solution of one part stone tile cleaner (available in tile shops) and one part water. Using a sponge, wipe it all over the tiles. To remove stubborn dirt deposits, you can also use brushes to reach the hidden areas. After this, you can rinse it with water.
You need more intensive cleaning if you’ve already seen a build-up of moulds and mildew. Spray the affected area with mould remover, allow the solution to seep for an hour and rinse it with clean water.
To remove soap scums on the stone tiles in your bathroom, you need to mix 0.5 cup ammonia to a gallon of water. Apply the solution using a sponge on the affected area and rinse it with water or wipe it using a rug.