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Tile floors are a low-maintenance flooring option, but every now and then, they need some extra attention. If that time has come, it's time to break out the mop and tile cleaner for a 10-minute refresh. Your floors will be good as new in no time!


1Gather your tools and materials

Below you'll find all the tools and materials you'll need to complete this project.

2Remove any surface dirt and dust

Sweep the floor tiles, making sure there's no residual dust and dirt sitting on the surface. 

3Add tile cleaner

Add the tile cleaner to your bucket with the water as per the instructions. Apply and then leave to sit for 1–2 minutes.


Mop with clean water to rinse thoroughly. Allow to dry naturally or use a cloth to wipe your tiles dry to prevent streaks. 

5Scrub stubborn areas

For stubborn grime, apply again, leave for 3–5 minutes. If required, scrub at the grout using a tile-suitable scourer, then rinse thoroughly again with a mop.

6More spring cleaning inspiration

Check out our guides on cleaning shower glass or freshening up grout.

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Health & Safety

Asbestos, lead-based paints and copper chromium arsenic (CCA) treated timber are health hazards you need to look out for when renovating older homes. These substances can easily be disturbed when renovating and exposure to them can cause a range of life-threatening diseases and conditions including cancer. For information on the dangers of asbestos, lead-based paint and CCA treated timber and tips for dealing with these materials contact your local council's Environmental Health Officer or visit our Health & Safety page.

When following our advice in our D.I.Y. videos, make sure you use all equipment, including PPE, safely by following the manufacturer’s instructions. Check that the equipment is suitable for the task and that PPE fits properly. If you are unsure, hire an expert to do the job or talk to a Bunnings Team Member.