An epoxy floor is perfect for warehouses, garages and basements. While they are pretty much worry-free, a little bit of maintenance will help to keep them looking their best for years to come.
In fact, by following these few simple tips, you will be regarded as the go-to individual for epoxy floor maintenance in your neighborhood! Are you ready to get your flooring to shine like the top of the Chrysler Building? Great, let’s get started!
One of the very first things to consider with your flooring is to ensure all spills are quickly mopped and cleaned up to the best of your ability. This is simply going to ensure that stains are not allowed to form. And it is always easier to clean up a wet spill as opposed to one of those that has settled in. In many cases, all you need is a damp mop or cloth and just wipe the floor clean.
Depending upon how much use the floor gets, you will want to do either daily or weekly cleaning. This can generally be done with a soft bristle broom and a damp mop. This is simply going to get any minor debris off of the floor and help it to keep that incredible shine that you love.
For floors that get a lot of use and traffic, you will want to up the ante and do a little more vigorous cleaning on a regular basis. Be sure to first sweep away all of the dust and debris with a soft bristle broom. Next, you will want to use a soft foam mop for a through cleaning. One of the best cleaning solutions for an epoxy floor is ammonia and hot water. For the best results, use about five ounces of ammonia to a gallon of hot water and this will make the floor look like new again.
If by some chance a stain got past you, you are going to have to use a little bit of elbow grease to help remove it. Bring out a soft kitchen scrubbing pad with the aid of Soft Scrub or something similar. However, do not use any abrasive chemicals on the floor. Just scrub until the stain is nothing more than a distant memory and your floor will be as good as new!
As you can see, it does not take much to keep your epoxy floor looking its best!