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Mopping: What To Know

What’s so complicated about mopping? You fill a bucket with water, splash a mop in it a few times, then push it around your floors. How hard can it be?

Well, this all, of course, depends on what kind of flooring you have. For example, vinyl composite tile(VCT) will be inexpensive to install but takes a lot of maintenance compared to ceramic tile for it to look professional.

If you’re looking into real wood, you’ll have to consider your budget since natural wood can be quite expensive. Laminate is a popular alternative since there’s a variety of looks, often without having to spend as much.

You could also consider concrete or acrylic if you’re going for something more unique.

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Remember: you walk all over your floors. Over time, embedded dirt particles can make the floors look dull. Even though it might look better, avoid mopping with harsh chemicals like bleach! Mopping with aggressive cleaning agents poses a long-term problem, as bleach destroys your floor sealant. Over time, you could be looking at replacing the flooring completely if the sealant is removed. Consider using cold water, or at the most, a neutral detergent.

Regular maintenance keeps your building looking great and your company image professional. 1st Call Cleaning Services offers machine scrubbing, stripping and waxing, as well as a variety of other services to maintain your investment.

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