Tips for cleaning laminate floors


Keep laminate floors luxurious by regularly vacuuming, dust-mopping, or wiping them with a damp (not wet) cloth.

Tips for cleaning laminate floors

When the dirt and grime get tough, as they often do in the kitchen, those who don't mind a bit of scrubbing will find that a solution of vinegar and water works well for cleaning laminate floors.

To remove tough spots or stains, buff the blemish with acetone nail-polish remover, then wipe it clean with a damp cloth.

Here's the full routine for cleaning laminate floors



How to Care for Laminate Floors

The care tips for laminate floors are very similar to those for wood floors:

  • Use welcome mats. Grit is a laminate floor's worst enemy.
  • Use furniture casters.  Laminate floors cratch easily.
  • Vacuum often, using the soft brush attachment on the vacuum.
  • Do not polish, wax, or use steel wool or abrasive cleaners.

Cleaning Laminate Floors Safely

Keep laminate floors luxurious by regularly vacuuming, dust-mopping, or wiping the with a damp (not wet) cloth.

When the dirt and grime get tough, as they so often do in the kitchen, those who don't mind a bit of scrubbing will find that a solution of vinegar and water works very well for cleaning laminate floors.

To remove tough spots or stains, buff the blemish with acetone nail-polish remover, and then wipe it clean with a damp cloth.

No-nos for laminate floors include allowing water or a cleaning solution to stand on or below the surface of your laminate floor, and using soap-based detergents or mop-and-shine products (they'll leave a dull film on your floor), wax, polish, abrasive cleaners, steel wool, or scouring pads that will scratch the surface of your laminate floor.








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