How To Remove Soap Scum and Water Deposits from Tiles

PURPOSE

Step by step instructions to effectively clean off and remove soap scum and water deposits from ceramic, porcelain and tessellated tiles plus other acid safe surfaces.

PRODUCT

OxiTreat+ formulated with latest, cutting edge ActivePlus technology, is a professional grade, fast acting, concentrated acid cleaner, degreaser and commercial grade disinfectant. Formulated to kill odours, disinfect, sanitise plus remove in ground dirt, remove grout haze, light epoxy grout haze, cement smear, efflorescence, pencil, rust, grime, soap scum, bore water stains, mould & mildew. Helps inhibit mould growth. Ideal for areas that have been neglected or subject to heavy use. For indoor, outdoor, domestic & commercial areas e.g. hotels, shopping centres, resorts, restaurants, apartments etc Safe for food floor preparation areas.

KEY FEATURES

Ideal for Cementitious, Latex Modified Grout

Helps Remove Existing Grout Haze and Latex Film

+ ActivePlusAntibacterial Action & Commercial Grade Disinfectant

+ Kills Odours, Bacteria and Germs. Cleans, Disinfects and Sanitises

+ Highly Concentrated Heavy Duty Acid Formula – Dilution from 1:20

+ Cleans Grout Haze, Dirt, Grime, Soap Scum, Rust, Efflorescence etc

+ Kills E-Coli & S Aures – Passes TGA Test for Commercial Disinfectant

Made in Australia

EQUIPMENT

PRECAUTIONS

  1. Read entire label, SDS and technical bulletin before using;
  2. Wear appropriate gloves, skin and eye protection;
  3. Do NOT breathe fumes, mist, vapours or spray or kneel in product;
  4. Use when surface temperature is between 4°C & 32°C;
  5. Do NOT allow contact with acid sensitive surfaces;
  6. Do NOT mix in metal containers or with other chemicals;
  7. May affect dark grouts, grout colorants & polished surfaces;

PROCEDURE

  1. Always add OxiTreat+ to clean water to prevent splashing.
    1. Sweep, vacuum, or wipe surface;
    2. Dilute depending on cleaning requirements;
      • LIGHT CLEANING & DISINFECTING
        RATIO 1:20 –  1 part OxiTreat+ to 20 parts water
        (200ml OxiTreat+ to 3800 ml water =  4 litres cleaner)
      • MODERATE CLEANING & DISINFECTING
        RATIO 1:10 –  1 part OxiTreat+ to 10 parts water
        (370 ml OxiTreat+ to 3630 ml water =  4 litres cleaner)
      • HEAVY DUTY CLEANING & DISINFECTING
        RATIO 1:5 –  1 part OxiTreat+ to 5 parts water
        (670 ml OxiTreat+ to 3330 ml water =  4 litres cleaner)
      • EXTREME CLEANING & DISINFECTING
        RATIO 1:2 –  1 part OxiTreat+ to 2 parts water
        (1.30 L OxiTreat+ to 2.70L water =  4 litres cleaner)
    3. Carefully apply diluted solution to surface;
    4. Allow minimum dwell time of 10 minutes;
    5. DON’T ALLOW PRODUCT TO DRY ON SURFACE – ADD MORE;
    6. Scrub with a white nylon pad, scrub brush or scrub machine;
    7. Remove the dirty solution with a wet vac or mop;
    8. Rinse thoroughly with clean water;
    9. Repeat the process as necessary

    Note: Some areas may require longer dwell time and/or stronger solution.

PROCEDURE QUICK GUIDE

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NOTES

Note A: Do NOT use OxiTreat+ on marble, limestone, travertine or on other acid-sensitive tile or stone.

Note B: Use MicroScrub to help remove soap scum and water deposits from polished natural stone and acid sensitive surfaces

LIMITATIONS

  • Badly stained grout may require re-grouting or re-colouring with Renue’N’Seal;
  • Refer to www.sealersplus.com.au for appropriate stain removal or problem solving product.

For additional options, please contact the Sealers Plus Technical Services Team via e-mail sales@sealersplus.com.au or +61 2 9521 4000 with information specific to the problem you are addressing.

Important Note

  • These recommendations are intended as general guidelines for Problem Solving.
  • The actual product dilution ratios and cleaning requirements may vary depending on the use, amount and method of application.
  • Read entire Product Label, SDS and Technical Bulletin before using any product.
  • ALWAYS TEST A SMALL AREA to determine the ease of application, dilution, dwell time & desired results.
  • Keep surface clean and dry to reduce possibility of slip-fall accidents.
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