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How to Clean Laminate Flooring

Much like hardwood flooring, laminate flooring has natural feel and atmosphere. But, laminate flooring is much simpler and easier to maintain, rather than real hardwood flooring. It is also an alternative way to get the appearance of real hardwood flooring. Dirt can dull the appearance of laminated flooring, though these floors are very durable. Remove grime and dirt from a laminated wood floor by cleaning it regularly. By maintaining the laminate flooring with proper way, the shine will last longer. When mopping, avoid too much water to prevent expanding in the flooring. It is better for you to know the proper way to maintain them. Follow a few simple tricks to maximize the luster of your laminated flooring. Good luck!

Laminate Floor Cleaning and Maintenance

Laminate Floor Cleaning and Maintenance

How to Clean Laminate Flooring: Sweeping

Begin in the corners of the room, by using a traditional broom to clean the laminate floor. You should sweep the baseboards and underneath the cabinets. And then, work your way toward the center of the room. To make sure the dirt does not sneak underneath and back into the floor or in the air, you can use a sturdy, level dustpan. When using a broom, sometimes the dust will simply blow around the room, instead of into your dust pan. With a static cloth-equipped dry mop, follow up the sweeping with a quick swipe around the room.

Ways to Clean Laminate Flooring

Ways to Clean Laminate Flooring

How to Clean Laminate Flooring: Vacuum

With a hard floor attachment on your vacuum, you can conquer the dirt and dust that collects on your laminate flooring. It is recommended to attach a soft brush to the vacuum. So, it will not dull or scratch the floor. Rather than a broom, a vacuum attains a deeper clean for an extensive cleaning. This is especially true if you have a good filter on your vacuum that can prevent small particles of dust from settling back down on your flooring and furniture, and re-entering the air.

Products to Clean Laminate Flooring

Products to Clean Laminate Flooring

How to Clean Laminate Flooring: Mop

It is better for you to stay away from soaking your laminate floor. Mop in sections for best results. You should choose a cleaner that is specialized for laminate flooring and then use it on a small area. You can use a squeeze mop with a disposable head or a sponge mop. Make sure to do not use too much water, which can eventually corrupt your floor’s finish. After you mop, use a towel to dry the floor immediately, in order to protect the floor’s finish.

Cleaning Laminate Flooring Floors

Cleaning Laminate Flooring Floors

How to Clean Laminate Flooring: Spot Clean

You can try to mop sparingly, unless your entire floor is constantly covered in grime. You can spot clean areas of the laminate floor as necessary. On a dirty area, you can simply spray a squirt of laminate floor cleaner and wipe it clean with a microfiber cloth. It is recommended to use a microfiber clothe, which can capture and pull the dirt up within the cloth’s fibers. In order to prevent streaks and liquid damage, you can use another cloth to wipe the floor dry.


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