by Doris Donnerman
(last updated September 25, 2015)
Anyone that has tile floors can tell you how useful they are. It's great to be able to simply sweep up any dirt and dust that has fallen, while not having to worry about any damage from spilled liquids. However, just because tile floors are easy to clean, and relatively easy to maintain, doesn't mean that they don't needs some protection. Protecting tile floors is an important part of maintaining your tile floors.
Tile floors, though pretty strong, are easily susceptible to damage if the right circumstances are met. One of the most common ways to damage tile floors is by placing exceptionally large or heavy appliances and furniture on it. It shouldn't come as a surprise if you ever move your refrigerator, and find that one or more of the tiles has been cracked. The damage can be even more dramatic with a freezer, couch, or if you are lucky enough to be able to afford one, a grand piano. Protecting tile floors is something that can be easy to do, as long as you use a little creativity.
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