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Old 03-09-2010, 08:50 PM   #1
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Best Steam Cleaner Brand for Travertine Floors

I just got my honed travertine floors professionally cleaned and sealed. I want to keep them looking as nice as possible. One of the workers recommended that I use a steam cleaner versus a mop for regular cleaning. Can anyone recommend a really good brand especially one that could clean our deep grout lines since we have chiseled edge tiles?
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Don't know about a steam cleaner but make sure you get yourself a really good soft bristle broom, like a push broom if you need a big broom. I got mine at Ace Hardware. You want the one that is all soft bristles, no hard bristles in the middle.

Use a good vacuum for bare floors also. I like a shop-vac with an attatchment that won't scratch the floors.

Make sure your floors are swept and vacuumed well before using any mop or steam cleaner. This is huge and will keep your floors looking much better.

I hope they used a good sealer.
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They used "Bulletproof" by Stonetech. I will definitely keep the floors well swept/vaucmed. We also don't allow shoes on in the house.
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From what I hear that is a good sealer

No shoes in the house is good as well.

You just don't want any steam or water on something like that which has not been swept or vacuumed well.
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