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Vinyl flooring is both beautiful and long-lasting, but proper care is required to maintain its appearance. Daily cleaning with a broom or vacuum cleaner will help keep your floors in good shape, and the following steps must be completed either weekly or monthly:

1. Remove Dust and Dirt

This is the first step when cleaning vinyl flooring because only when you have a dust-free floor will you be able to do a thorough cleaning. This is an important step because tiny dust or dirt particles can scrape your vinyl floor when it is walked on, and this can compromise your floor’s internal structure. The use of a broom, dust mop, or vacuum will help accomplish this stage. 

2. Choose the Right Cleaner

This will depend on the kind of vinyl flooring you have in your home. In order to avoid harming your floor, you will need to use a suitable cleaner, and this should only be applied once your floor is free of dust and other debris. If your floor is polished, you may need to use commercial treatments, whereas something milder like apple cider will work great if you clean your floor often. 

3. Mop Carefully with Minimal Water

It is okay to mop vinyl flooring, but you must use as little water as possible and should wring your mop as you go. When the water appears dirty, you must replace it and when mopping a vinyl floor with texture, you must pay closer attention to prevent dirt from remaining behind. You may need to mop in several sessions to ensure all the dirt is gone. 

4. Rinse with Clean Water

Empty your bucket immediately after mopping and refill it with fresh water to start the rinsing procedure. It is recommended that you complete this step even if your floors seem clean, as this will ensure all soap residue is eliminated. This step can also help with dirt that was missed. 

Vinyl flooring is very popular because it requires very little upkeep and is simple to clean. You will not have to invest in expensive cleaning supplies and equipment and with careful maintenance, your vinyl flooring can maintain their beautiful appearance, even after years of use. This is why vinyl flooring is perfect for homes and can be used in bathrooms and kitchens because it is waterproof, and you will be very happy with this choice of flooring. 

Vinyl flooring is resilient and moisture resistant, but must be cleaned regularly to prevent your floor from looking dull and aging. Clean up spills as quickly as you can and use a doormat to keep dirt out. Do not use an abrasive floor cleaner and do not clean too vigorously. 

Hardwood Plus can provide you with more details regarding vinyl flooring and how to care for them properly. We can answer all of your questions, and you can get in touch to learn more about vinyl and hardwood flooring!