exercise sound floor care practices and follow these maintenance
guidelines for the specific flooring system chosen. Should a situation
arise that is not detailed in this care guide or if you have any
questions, call firstname.lastname@example.org and ask for Synthetic Products.
mop the floor as needed to remove the dry grit and other abrasives. It
is best to use dust mop heads that do not require a treatment as
treatments often leave a residue.
further dirt and grit removal, the floor should be "damp tacked"
daily, using a white cotton towel, damp but not wet, on the floor
instead of the dry dust mop head, repeating the same procedure. Make
sure to keep a clean, damp edge on the floor to be most effective and
rinse the towel every few passes or as needed. For added
effectiveness, use a neutral floor cleaner (a PH of 7.0 to 7.5) in
your tack solution.
mop any spills and/or vacuum any large amounts of dirt or dust as soon
- A low
speed floor scrubber (175 to 350 rpm), either a single disc or an
automatic scrubber can be used for occasional cleaning. Use a neutral
floor cleaner or a citrus based degreaser (PH of 12 or lower),
properly diluted, and a red floor pad or a scrub brush.
remove the scuff marks from black soled shoes, use a clean towel
dampened with a ready-to-use spray citrus based or Butyl based cleaner
and wipe clean. Properly rinse the floor with potable water after
wash floor for at least five (5) days after installation. General
cleaning can be accomplished with a damp mop and a mild detergent (with
or without a germicide) on a regular basis. Protect against indentation
from furniture by using furniture rests. Finished floors should not be
exposed to direct sunlight as fading may occur.
avoid damage to your Maple floor, precautions should be taken in order
to insure that the following products and/or equipment are never used on
- Avoid the
user of spikes on the floor (track, golf, football, baseball, etc.).
- Never use
steel wool, abrasive brushes or pads (brown, black and high
productivity) to attempt to clean the floor. Do not use any type of
- Do not
use high speed floor equipment (1,100 rpm or higher) on the floor.
- Do not
use any wax of any kind on these floors. Check for wax content in any
sweeping compound or dust mop treatment, if used (uses of both are
appearance of the floor is based on the compliance with the care and
maintenance outlined on this card.