Laminate Flooring is a naturally durable, attractive floor. Here, we’re going to discuss how to care for your laminate floor and how to keep the laminate floor looking great for years to come. The main thing you should remember Laminate floors need to be cleaned regularly. Like other floors, general cleaning with a dry mop should be done regularly. Here we discuss four cleaning Procedures.
- Normal Floor Clean
- Clean With Warm Water
- Use Vinegar with Water
- Use baby Shampoo
- How Remove Stains
Cleaning Procedure 1
1. Normal Floor Clean
Routine Clean With Vacuum Cleaner
Try to keep always the clean floor. Routine and regular clean give effective result for this. Sweep regular dust, dirt and all kind of small particles. Excess dust, dirt, pet hair cause scratching of the floor surface.If sweep not possible then use the vacuum cleaner. Stiff brush, not suitable for sweep floor, use smooth brush clean floor. The stiff brush may create scratches on the surface. So use a brush which specially made for the laminate floor.
Remove stains fast:
Removing any kind of stain use soft cloth or sponge with floor cleaner. Try not to use water cause it’s damage protective wear of surface. Mop excess water with a soft towel. Before clean spills wet your sponge or rag cause it makes your work easy. Ensure before the clean affected area gets dry.
Mop Floor Centenary:
Don’t use a steam cleaner for floor clean. Steam clean harm your surface cause laminate floor not strong like normal floor. For deep clean mop floor with floor cleaner. Before mop remove dust with a vacuum. If anyone unable to clean the floor by professional home service cleaner this job done very easily.
Use Well branded Floor Cleaner:
Homemade mix cleaner best for cleaning a laminate floor. Vinegar or detergent is useful for cleaning a laminate floor. If you want to use floor cleaner try to use a commercial product labeled. Before using the product read the label and use correctly. Which product promise to create a shiny surface avoid this product cause this damage surface.
Cleaning Procedure 2
2. Warm Water
Take Full Bucket Of Hot Water
Hot water considers valuable floor cleaner. Hot water refers not smoking hot water it’s slightly warm. Laminate floor going to be dirty early for this reason if using hot water right time floor will clean lightly. Hot water creative does not spot on the floor surface for this reason hot water cleaner going popular cleaning method.
Apply solution By Spray:
Apply vinegar solution with spray. Wipe vinegar solution off immediately after application. Do not spray the solution at once. The area of the solution not more than 30cm at once.
Immediately Wipe Solution:
After spraying vinegar solution immediately wipe the area with a damp sponge or soft cloth. Not use which cloth abrasive. Be sure cloth wring before the mopped floor.
Start moving from the center to our area. The method should avoid the working period start work from the exterior of the room to the center because sometimes we need to walk across the newly-cleaned floor as it dries in order to leave the room. The area which badly wet re-soak and dry two times at first.
Let Dry Area:
Soak up area with a soft cloth if a large amount of water left, if the amount of water small lets dry floor air.
Cleaning Procedure 3
Make a solution and apply vinegar with water
Take 1/4 cup (60 ml) white vinegar (940 to 1000 ml) spray bottle and Water. Shake the solution well to combine. When the stain or other dirty thing creates on laminate floor vinegar becomes useful to remove the spot. Vinegar becomes a strong cleaner when combining with water. 1/3 cup (80 ml) vinegar with 3 squirts dish detergent and 1 gallon (4 liters) of warm water used as a floor cleaner.
Spray Vinegar On Floor:
Spray vinegar solution laminate floor so that dirt floor can easily clean. Wipe vinegar solution off immediately after application. Do not spray the solution at once. The area of the solution not more than 30cm at once.
Mop Solution with Wet cloth:
After spray solution mop immediately wet floor with soft cloth otherwise floor will damage soon. let dry floor when the mope process is done.
Cleaning Procedure 4
4. Use baby Shampoo:
Take Full Bucket Of Hot Water
Pour 1 gallon (4 Liters) of warm water. warm water refers not smoking warm water it’s slightly warm. warm water creative did not spot on the floor surface for this reason hot water cleaner going popular cleaning method.
Mix Baby Shampoo With Hot Water:
Mix 2 Tbsp of baby shampoo with warm water. Baby shampoo is smooth than adult shampoo. For this reason baby shampoo enough suitable floor laminate floor cleaning purpose. Not use any other normal shampoo.
Immediately Mop Sope:
After do work immediately mop a soapy solution. Start moving from the center to our area. The method should avoid the working period start work from the exterior of the room to the center because sometimes we need to walk across the newly-cleaned floor as it dries in order to leave the room. Excess water cause decay of the laminate floor. Be careful during the mopping period.
Let Dry Area:
Soak up wet area with a damp cloth. Let dry area 24 hours if needed.
Cleaning Procedure 5
5. Stains Removal:
Use Window cleaner:
If the blood stain creates on floor surface spray window cleaner on the stain. Wipe the area with soft wet cloth or sponge. Not use a stiff brush or abrasive cloth. Stain removal much depends on time step because as early start work remove spot it easy to remove the spot.
Chewing Gum removal:
Take a plastic knife to pick out Chewing Gum and rub off spot with a wet cloth. If use mineral spirits use with damp cloth results will give better. Avoid using any metal substance for removing Chewing Gum.
Remove Different Type Of Stains:
Removing nail polish stains use nail polish remover and wipe the stain with the cloth. Mineral spirits are useful for removing different types of stains like soda, wine, etc. Heel marks common stain on laminate floor, use pencil eraser over marks until remove the stain.
Common Mistakes Cleaning Laminate Floor
- Don’t Use water –Pouring a bucket of water over the laminate floor, not a good idea.
- Don’t Use cleaning products that are not safe and/or specifically designed for laminate floor cleaning – Avoid chemicals, bleach, and soap-based detergents those badly damage your laminate
- Aware by using inappropriate cleaning equipment – Avoid inadequate cleaning products which may cause permanent damage floors.