By Lifetime Epoxy Expert Guest Author: Jorge Ramos
Lifetime Epoxy is one of the largest epoxy flooring installation companies in the Southeast. Their selland install an abundance of resin floors in Huntsville, Madison, Decatur, Athens and all over North Alabama. Here is an article clearly explaining how our customers should clean and maintain their new epoxy floor.
Concrete usually takes the most abuse of any surface in the building. Floor maintenance is a process which is dependent upon the type of dirt and debris to which it is exposed, and the traffic conditions. However, like most surfaces, the condition your epoxy floor is kept, the longer it will last. Fine particles of dirt and grit are abrasive, so regular maintenance is crucial to your floor's longevity. Here in this article, we have covered few essential tips to make your place sparkle and look clean as a whistle. There are ways to clean your place easily and make it a job you will enjoy doing.
Make sure that you remove dirt, dust, and debris from epoxy floors. Clearing everything out of the concrete is a key to ending up with a high-quality epoxy-coated garage floor. Set aside a whole day for this job. Clean and degrease the concrete with a cleaner. It cuts through grease and grime easily. You can use it just about anywhere. It will make everything sparkle and shine in your office and home. Remove any trace of oil and allow the cleaner to sit for 2-3 minutes before scrubbing with a bristle brush. You must also rinse your floor at least twice to ensure it is free from grubby remnants of solids and contaminants. Let it dry completely.
Grease and Oil-stained Special Attention
Areas that have been greased should be cleaned at least twice with degreaser. It is preferable to apply hot water to the surface. If that may be enough to get rid of the surface from grease and oil even, you may need to use grit blaster.
Professional Help for Large Applications
One can apply an epoxy coating to smaller applications with the aid of helper. However, for large jobs, a commercial flooring expert with an experienced team can get the job done quickly and efficiently.
Different Types of Dirt Require Different Cleaners
Some dirt and contaminants, like fats and oils, respond to alkaline-type cleaners while, some dirt and contaminants, like rust and minerals, respond to acidic-type cleaners. So, two separate cleanings may be required for the different types of dirt, followed by a good scrub rinse to stop the chemical action.
You should never use soap on epoxy floors. If you use soap, it will leave a film behind on the floor. This film can become very slippery when it is combined with water. Therefore, you should never use soapy water to clean epoxy floors.
Shield Your Epoxy Flooring From Too Much UV Rays
Epoxy coatings will fade a bit in excess ultra-violet rays, while other coatings tend to get brittle and crack. There are sealants available to help protect your floor coating from sun damage and, at the same time. You may need to reapply sealants every couple years to make your epoxy coatings strong and beautiful.
When you clean your floor you get a sense of pride that your place is pleasant to look at and that it is a clean for you and your family to live in. It also gives a sense of accomplishment. You always get people saying how you keep your epoxy flooring so neat and clean. Well you can give them a few tips on how you can keep a clean household and how to keep everything in its place. These are just a few ways to help keep your household in order and cleaner for you, your family and guest.
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