When cleaning vinyl floors, use a soft bristle broom to remove loose dirt. Damp-mop as needed with clean water and a nonabrasive floor cleaner. Harsh cleaning chemicals should NOT be used on luxury vinyl flooring.
- Spills should be cleaned up immediately.
- Never push, pull, or drag furniture across vinyl floors. Always lift and carry. Place
protective pads beneath furniture legs and other heavy objects to avoid scratching
- Heavy furniture or appliances that are not moved often should be equipped with flat,
non-staining floor protectors.
- Avoid using a vacuum with a beater bar.
- Avoid localized exposure to extreme sunlight/UV rays. Close curtain or blinds during
- Avoid using a steam cleaner of any kind on vinyl floors.
- Use protective mats beneath rolling chairs
- Minimize or avoid constant impact from rolling motions. Especially from rolling heavy
- To be safe, use a small amount of water. Too much water may seep through the
cracks. That could cause bubbling, corner curl or unsightly blemishes on your floor.
- An over the counter product can be used. Please read the bottle to see if the cleaner
is meant for vinyl. Distilled water and pH-neutral floor cleaner alone can usually lift
light stains and dirt.
- Clean off general surface dirt with a vinegar and water mixture. White vinegar or
apple cider vinegar works fine to cut through grime. It’s an excellent option to spiff up your vinyl floor without chemicals. Vinegar is also great for removing any floor stickiness.
Cleaning Vinyl Floors
- Follow these steps to clean vinyl floors with vinegar:
- Mix 1 cup of vinegar into 1 gallon of very warm water.
- Dip your wet mop into this mixture.
- Wring out the mop so it’s damp, not soaking wet.
- Mop your floor.
- For an extra cleaning boost, add a drop or two of dish soap to the mix. Be sure to rinse well afterward.
Not following these steps will void all warranties with Sun Stone Manufacturing and distributing. Please contact your sales rep for any further questions on maintenance with your product.