Many businesses choose VCT (Vinyl Composition Tile) flooring because of their fairly simple maintenance needs and durability. However, is essential for appearances and health is the condition of the VCT. In order to retain the shine and to preserve the quality of the flooring for long term use, the VCT flooring requires regular maintenance. Vital to manage the condition, beauty, and longevity is the routine professional cleaning and stripping in addition to your routine efforts. The general basic steps of VCT flooring maintenance are something we at Baker Sandoval Cleaning would like to share today.
Get Rid of Dust & Debris on VCT Surfaces
A sandpaper-like effect leads to scratches and other damage comes from dust, dirt, and other debris that is a natural abrasive substance along with the friction caused by daily foot-traffic. The longer you allow the particles to linger, the higher the risk your floor is danger of damage. Always be certain you get the whole floor as you sweep up the VCT flooring with a soft bristled broom to clear the particles, including corners and edges. To spot mop any residues or spots imply use a warm water, dampen mop, then with a dry rag, remove residual moisture. Avoid water spots and other potential issues by taking the time to dry and not air dry.
Immediately Treat Spills on VCT
Especially any colored or sticky substances, instantly wipe up any spills most importantly. mix up a soapy, warm water mixture to clean up the residues if the spots do not clear with a damp cloth. Promptly dry the area.
Scrub the Surface of VCT Flooring
Ideally used for your VCT floor deep cleaning needs every 3-6 months is a scrubbing machine to effectively remove the buildup of grit and grime. It is necessary to rinse the flooring and immediately dry the floor following the deep scrub. There will be a very polished look when you apply at least 3 coats of stain resistant VCT wax and once the floor is dry to protect the VCT flooring.
Routine VCT Care & Maintenance
Place entry mats at the doors that feature a rubber backing to provide your commercial VCT floors more protection. In order to help you avoid abrasions, scratches, and staining that will quickly make the floor look dull and unsightly, this help contain much of the dirt and debris that causes such issues. Invest in window treatments like UV window film, blinds, and/or curtains on the windows as well to prevent the color of your VCT floor from fading and discoloring.
Professional VCT Flooring Maintenance Services
Professional deep cleaning is critical for the overall condition and longevity of your VCT floors. Below is the checklist for professional VCT maintenance.
– Edges / Corners. Remove the old wax during the service by manually scraped away from the corners, edges, and overall floor is thoroughly.
– Removing Old Wax. Professionals will then strip away the old wax and buildup to reach the raw VCT flooring in preparation for the new wax with the assistance of high-quality products and state-of-the-art equipment.
– Wash, Rinse, and Repeat. If necessary, the washing and rinsing is repeated, once the old wax is completely removed, the floor is rinsed.
– Wax. To ensure they achieve the maximum levels of gloss, shine, and overall appearance, professionals apply between 3-5 coats of wax on your VCT flooring.