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Vinyl Maintenance and Care

Everyday Care
Vinyl floors are easy to maintain and are extremely resistant to stains and wear.

  • Frequently sweep, dust mop or vacuum your floor to remove loose dirt or debris which can cause scratches.

  • Do not use soap-based detergents, abrasive cleaners, wax or "mop and shine" products - they may leave a dull shine on your floor.

  • Never use a steam cleaner, scouring powder products or steel wool.

  • Wipe up spills with a damp cloth of water as soon as possible and thoroughly dry with a clean cloth.

  • No-wax floors should be cleaned with an ammonia-based cleaner. Most manufacturers make their own line of cleaning products.

  • Vinyl floors without no-wax finish should be cleaned the same way, but will also require a vinyl floor finish as a protective coating applied several times a year.

  • Spot clean your floor as needed with a manufacturer-recommended cleaner.

  • Place area rugs or non-rubber backed floor mats in high-traffic areas to avoid excess wear and tear.