Vinyl flooring, can it be cleaned?

vinylVinyl flooring makes your home extra appealing and unique. Vinyl floors are great because they are:

  • Attractive
  • Durable
  • Long lasting

Vinyl is  perfect, even in high traffic areas in your home. However, despite all of vinyls qualities, vinyl floorings are not indestructible. Over time they can get damaged, become stained and really dirty, but with proper care, it’s easy to maintain the material’s eye catching appearance.

Cleaning vinyl flooring

Dirt and dust can wear down your vinyl flooring. This is the main reason why it’s important to clean your vinyl floor regularly. Cleaning your vinyl floor often can help your flooring last  a long time. How to clean your vinyl flooring?

Here are some cleaning tips on how to clean your vinyl flooring

  • Mop frequently with plain hot water
  • Get rid of stains

Mop frequently with plain water

You can’t go wrong with hot water and a mop. If there are any spills, wipe them up immediately with a sponge. Detergent often makes vinyl sticky, so if you do need to use detergent, make sure you re wash the floor with just plain clean hot water afterwards.

Get rid of stains

For food stains like sauce, remove it by mixing a paste of baking soda and water. Gently rub it onto the stain until it is removed. Remember to clean the area with a cloth or sponge to remove any baking soda residue.

With a just little of your time and effort, your vinyl flooring will last for many decades and still look lovely.

Is your vinyl really dirty?

If vinyl is really dirty and stained you might be considering replacing it. Generally a good professional clean will breathe new life back into your vinyl floors and save you all  the expense of replacement.

Need to have your vinyl flooring professionally cleaned, Country Life Carpet Care. We can have your carpet, vinyl and tile flooring clean – anytime, anywhere! Ring us now for free quote and we do upholstery and mattresses too.