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Vinyl Flooring

Care & Maintenance

Vinyl Flooring Care & Maintenance 

 Many of today’s resilient (vinyl) flooring is 100% waterproof, making them a great flooring choice for bathrooms, dens, and kitchensWhile many manufacturers offer water-resistant technology built into the plank and tile finishit is still important to wipe away water spills as quickly as possible.  

Yetzer flooring experts put together the following tips on how to care for your new luxury vinyl tiles and planks.  

Daily care & maintenance

Frequent care and maintenance of your luxury vinyl tiles and planks can be quickly built into your overall home cleaning routine 

  • For daily upkeep, sweep, dust mop, or use a manufacturer-approved vacuum cleaner without a beater bar 
  • Place all heavy furniture on protective mats to avoid any scratches and place entry or doormats at the entrance to the room to avoid tracking outdoor dirt and soil across your flooring 

If your flooring needs more than just a dry surface clean, use a manufacturer-approved cleaning solution and follow their guidelines. For most approved cleaning solutions, you just need to spray and wipe dry without any unnecessary rinsing or washing. 

When it comes to those common household spills, wipe away with a micro-cloth, and once dry, follow up with a manufacturer-approved hard surface floor cleaner to keep your floors looking great! For tougher household messes like wax, gum, or nail polish, consult with your manufacturer guidelines for approved stain removal tips  

Additional vinyl flooring resources:

Shaw Resilient Flooring Care Guide

Care and Maintenance Tips

Shaw R2X Hardsurface Cleaner