Material of ancient tradition and of great charm, brick makers every intimate and cozy space, thanks to its warm colors and natural. Often the first choice as a coating for the exterior and for the country houses, is now also applied to the paving of villas and apartments, which promises to give a rustic look and lived. However, it is a porous material and, as such, absorbs the dirt and tends to stain with ease : clean the floor in cooked in an optimal manner is thus a maintenance indispensable, necessary to maintain its beauty in time. Here, then, a few tips to treat and clean the most of this stylish jacket!


Prevention is, as always, the best weapon. After laying the brick, so it is a good idea to make use of a specific treatment, which makes the surface waterproof and stain resistant. This also has the advantage of foresight exalt finishes, including improving the protection and the duration of the coating . It should also be pointed out that, more often is cleaned, the lower the risk of incurring dirt and stubborn stains: for this reason, this floor requires frequent cleaning routine, preferably on a daily basis.

How to proceed with the actual cleaning of the floors? First, you need to sweep or vacuum the floor thoroughly to remove any accumulated dust, then, we proceed to wash her, opting for neutral detergent (or, better yet, specific to that material). The use of aggressive soaps, in fact, might alter the surface, ruining it irreparably. Those who prefer to focus on an environmentally friendly solution and inexpensive detergent can then make a “do it yourself” with readily available ingredients: just add 4 tablespoons of white vinegar and rubbing alcohol every 3 to 2 liters of warm water. After cleaning, it is necessary to complete drying of the floor down with a soft cloth and dry.

At least once a month, you need to put in place a special cleaning, deeper and more accurate, and able to give back to its original luster cooked. In this case, the procedure is very simple: after performing routine cleaning, you can just treat baked with liquid wax to choose carefully in the market, opting for the shade closest to that of your floor. Who does not have a special polisher, should not despair: even a larger brush will be fine! Finally, for maximum protection of the coating, it is also possible to use a protective coating, making use of a product-specific primer for porous surfaces.