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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Question

One of my business clients has a vinyl floor with what I call dimples in it (little small pits as a pattern). It gets dirt in these little pits and looks really bad. We mop it every night and once a week scrub it. Scrubbing gets some of the dirt out, but not all. I have even tried to use a scrub brush on it. How can we resolve this?


Answer

Without personally observing the floor condition, my best advice would be to use a stiff bristle brush on a rotary floor machine and heavy-duty degreaser. Apply the degreaser solution and allow 10 minutes contact time. Run the floor machine over the area, working it slowly and covering a small area at a time. Before the soiled solution dries, wet vacuum and apply two clear rinses. If available, consult the floor covering manufacturer’s cleaning or stripping instructions.
Gary Clipperton
National Pro Clean Corp.
(719) 598-5112
www.nationalproclean.com