Is it bad if film comes off my ceramic tile flooring during cleaning? Is it bad if film comes off my ceramic tile flooring during cleaning?
Ceramic tile flooring is very durable and easy to care for, if swept and damp mopped regularly. As a rule, hard scrubbing isn't necessary, unless the flooring is very old, stained, yellowed or very dirty. At that point, you may need to use a stronger soap and scrup brush to get it completely clean. A natural bristle brush used only as vigorously as necessary, is all that is needed. If you are scrubbing the floor and a film comes off, it may be a varnish or sealant that has been previously applied to the flooring. It can be resealed after the flooring is dry. If the tile was glazed and a film comes off, you have damaged the tile and removed the protective glaze.