The floor is one of the important parts of a home or office. Each floor has its unique properties and thus it requires unique cleaning. To prevent the floor from getting damaged you should know the specific properties of your floor and choose the cleaning method.

Carpets

Carpets insulate the floor and add to the decor of your home. Carpet is delicate and needs special care when cleaning. Carpets can be cleaned using a detergent-based cleaning solution and a homemade product solution.

For a simple spot cleaner – Make a paste by mixing equal parts vinegar and baking soda. Dilute this mixture with warm water until the mixture becomes a thin liquid and scrub it into the stain with an old toothbrush or sponge.
If you have pets it’s almost impossible to get rid of pet hair from the carpet. A simple hack to remove pet hair using a squeegee that you can pick up at any supermarket, you can rake the hair right out of your carpet.

Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors give an elegant look to your home or office, hardwood floor needs special attention and care. First, figure out what the finish is on your hardwood. The two most common ones are polyurethane and wax. To test your floors quick, rub your finger across the hardwood, if there’s a smudge, it is a wax finish.
Wax finishes and untreated wood (hardwood with no coating on it), should not be washed. you should sweep, dust mop, or vacuum regularly, just like laminate floors.
For the floor with polyurethane finishes, a mix of ¼ cup mild soap with warm water in a bucket. Use a damp cloth or sponge to clean the floors and dry cloth to dry the floor.

Laminate Floors

Laminate floors resemble hardwood, often used as flooring it’s important to take a different cleaning approach. You should never put liquid or polish on laminate floors; the moisture will get under the boards and ruin the laminate.
Rather, dry mop and vacuum the floor regularly, and only use a slightly damp cloth or sponge for spot treatments.

Natural Stone Floors

Natural stones are sensitive to acidic products. Avoid using vinegar, bleach, and ammonia for cleaning. Use a pH-neutral, non-chelating cleanser that won’t accidentally react to the minerals in your stone floors.
Unsealed stone tiles can be cleaned using a mop and hot water. No chemicals should be used for this kind of floor.

Tile Floors

Tile is the most commonly used flooring material, its very easy to clean. Simply mix 1/4 cup vinegar in a spray bottle with 1 drop of dish soap and warm water to spritz on your tile surface, wiping down with a microfiber cloth or towel

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