by silvi | 13:19

How Epoxy Flooring Should Be Cleaned? The benefit of installing epoxy flooring is the simple fact that it can prevent antifreeze, oil, gas and several other contaminants to penetrate the surface, which has become possible because these floorings are nonporous. Therefore, contaminants will just stay on top of coating making it extremely easy to clean. The better you do the maintenance of flooring, the longer it will last, like any other surfaces. From debris, dirt and dust must be removed on a regular basis from epoxy flooring because even though these floors are nonporous, these substances act as abrasive. They can cause scratches onto your flooring when someone goes over them if you do not clean them right away or regularly. Obviously, you may be requiring the help offered by professionals depending on the size of flooring but most of the epoxy can be cleaned easily only if you follow the steps discussed below.
A 10-Point Plan for Resources (Without Being Overwhelmed)
Step number 1. Sweep or spray all debris off the flooring – you may pre-rinse the floor using hose and then clean big pieces of debris similar to clumps of dirt or leaves if you are working in a garage or deck. As a matter of fact, you can even make use of a blower to be able to get rid of leaves and dirt.
A 10-Point Plan for Resources (Without Being Overwhelmed)
Epoxy flooring can be mopped with any type of dish cleaner or household detergent at ratio of half cup to 1 gallon of hot water. Rinse it often to be able to clear the mop of dirt and your flooring as well of soap scum. Consider using rayon mop or other synthetic fabric. Mops that are made using natural fibers have a tendency to stick to epoxy flooring, which leave bits of themselves behind and causes problems down the road. You also may want to consider using steam mops as they do a great job. Step number 2. Use a coldwater degreaser – a sprinkle degreaser will be good to use as well and to achieve better coverage, use a deck brush. The brush on the other hand must have non-abrasive bristles and soft. Just leave the degreaser onto your flooring for some time, which will depend on the recommendation of the manufacturer. But don’t leave your degreaser for extended period of time as the chemical compounds present in it may possibly damage the flooring. The grime and dirt will soon start to bead up due to the properties present in epoxy flooring, making this easier to remove. Step number 3. Rinse and repeat – use clean water when rinsing the flooring and to eliminate scum left by the degreaser. To ensure that there’s no leftover residue, rinse it for the second time around and simply repeat the process next time you will clean it.

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