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$76 - $900







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With time, tiles become dull and stained, which cannot be easily cleaned. Professional tile cleaning can restore your tiles and make them look new.

You may be curious about how much tile cleaning costs in your local area. It’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with the rates to ensure you get a good deal. But first, it’s essential to ask yourself if you need a tile cleaner.

Average tile cleaner rates

Cleaning tiles

The average tile and grout cleaning cost is between $.75 and $3 per square foot. For an entire property, the costs often average between $100 and $300. The rates depend on whether you are hiring a self-employed individual or they are working for an agency. Usually, full-time rates will not apply as you only need the tile cleaner to come in for a one-off job. You may also enter a contractual agreement for a few hours every week or once a month.

If your tile cleaner is self-employed, they will charge you higher rates as they need to pay for their tax, buy cleaning supplies, incur travel costs and cover their insurance.

Tile and grout cleaning prices

Tile cleaning prices depend on the house, the area to be covered, and how much work is involved. We have reviewed our recent tile and grout cleaning jobs posted in the marketplace to give you an idea about their price guides.



Grout and bathroom tile cleaning 

$100 to $300

House floor/tile cleaning 


Kitchen tile cleaning   

$300 to $900

What factors affect tile cleaning service costs for your home?

Numerous factors can increase or decrease professional tile and grout cleaning costs, including:

  • How much area needs to be covered?

  • How many broken or loose tiles need to be fixed?

  • How many bedrooms and bathrooms are there in your home?

  • Do you require extensive cleaning or standard cleaning?

  • Will the job take a few minutes or require a whole day to finish?

  • Is the area accessible, or does it require moving things around?

  • Where are you located?

  • Do you require tile and grout cleaning during weekdays or on the weekend?

If tile cleaning doesn’t work and you want to give your space a new look, consider getting new tiles. Find out how much tile flooring costs and determine if this fits your budget. 

Do I need to hire a tile cleaner?

You may spend hours trying to get dirt and muck out of your tiles without satisfactory results, or you can save the back-breaking work for a professional tile and stain cleaner. Here are four reasons you should consider hiring one:

  1. A professional can complete a tricky job more quickly than you since they will have suitable cleaning agents and tools.

  2. The area you want to clean is too big for one person to do alone.

  3. No matter how hard you try, you cannot remove the stains on your tiles. 

  4. There is a lot of grout in the tiles, which you cannot clean yourself.

There are a few other reasons for hiring a tile cleaner, but generally, hiring a professional can help finish the job quickly with minimum effort on your end.

What are the standard tile cleaning services?

When you hire a professional tile cleaner, a standard service will take 45 to 90 minutes to clean a 250 sq. ft room. Inclusions will depend on different factors but may involve:

  • A preliminary estimate of the entire job after measurements are taken for each room

  • A thorough inspection of the entire area to check for loose tiles and grout.

  • Removing lightweight furnishings if not already done.

  • Applying sealant on loose tiles and grout if needed.

  • Applying a high-strength detergent; paying close attention to stained patches and grout lines.

  • Rinsing the floors with a high-pressure washer.

  • Polishing the tiles after they have dried with a cloth to smooth out the joints to leave a pristine finish.

  • Application of sealant if required.

Jobs you may give to your tile cleaner

If you are looking for an extra pair of hands to help you clean your home, you do not have to stick to standard tile cleaning services. You can negotiate with the tile cleaner for any other jobs you may require for an extra fee, such as:

  • Wiping stains off the walls and fixtures.

  • Repair and restore loose tiles.

  • Grout line sealing and polishing the tiles for a sparkly finish.

  • Sanitizing floors and eliminating foul odor from tiles and grout.

  • Cleaning the front or backyard floors.

  • Cleaning your roof tiles; most cleaners might not accept this job.

  • Removing marks from your garage floor and door.


What kind of services won’t a tile cleaner do?

A tile cleaner will not perform renovation, maintenance, or house cleaning tasks like painting, decorating, plumbing, gardening, or cooking. Some tile cleaners may be flexible, but generally, you will need to hire a handyman, plumber, gardener, or cook to perform all such tasks.

When posting on our platform, you may want to specify that you are looking for one person to do multiple jobs. Who knows, you may find one person willing to take on all the tasks for a reasonable price.

Getting ready to hire a tile and grout cleaning service

Now that you know the cost of tile cleaning, It’s time to bring back the beauty of your tiles. Let’s get started! Here are the things you’ll need to prepare for your tile cleaning listing. Explain what task you need to be done and post your listing!

Here are some things to include in your listing:

  • Location 

  • Time

  • Budget

  • Size of the property

Be clear with your job requirements, so you can find the right person to help with your tile and grout cleaning. Once you have an offer, all you have to do is wait for them to come to your home and start cleaning!

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Tile and grout cleaning FAQs

It depends on how heavily the area is being used in your house and how many pets or children you have. Some homes may require tile and grout cleaning once every 12-18 months, whereas others may need it every four months.

Tiles and floors become dull and stained with time; only professional cleaning can restore them to their original shine.

A fair price can only be quoted once a professional has assessed how much restoration is required. If only a few tiles have come loose, a tile cleaner should charge a few dollars on top of the contracted rate. However, if extensive restoration is required, you can expect to pay for the sealant quantity applied and the number of hours it takes to finish the task.

Wall and floor tiles have different costs because the size of the area floor tiles cover is usually much more. Some house cleaning services will clean your bathroom and kitchen tiles for an extra fee which turns out to be cheaper than hiring a tile cleaner alone. The average tile cleaning rates are $.75 and $3 per square foot.

Yes, cleaning costs will be more for larger homes or houses that are split on different floors. The cleaner will also charge a higher amount if you live in a city with limited parking space. However, if you get your tiles cleaned regularly, your cleaner will be happy to give you a discount.

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