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Luxury Vinyl Care & Maintenance

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LVT Care and Maintenance

Today’s resilient (vinyl) flooring are affordable and beautiful, and quickly becoming our customer’s favorite flooring choice. Many of them are also 100% waterproof, so they’re great flooring for bathrooms, dens, and kitchens. Even though some manufacturers offer water resistant technology built into the plank and tile finish, like Shaw’s Floorte PRO with ArmourBead finish, it is still important to wipe away water spills as quickly as possible.

When it comes to care and maintenance tips for your new luxury vinyl tiles and planks, we consulted with the experts! Our Choice Floor Center flooring representatives put together the following tips:

Luxury Vinyl Care and Maintenance

Frequent care and maintenance of your luxury vinyl tiles and planks can be quickly built into your overall home cleaning routine, so it won’t feel like such a chore!

  • For daily upkeep, we recommend sweeping, dust moping or vacuum with a manufacturer-approved vacuum cleaner without a beater bar.
  • Place all heavy furniture on protective mats to avoid any scratches
  • Also place entry or doormats at the entrance to the room to avoid tracking outdoor dirt and soil across your flooring.

Luxury Vinyl Cleaning Solutions

If your flooring needs more than just a dry surface clean, use a manufacturer approved cleaning solution like Shaw R2X Hardsurface Floor Cleaner and follow their guidelines. For most approved cleaning solutions, you just need to spray and wipe dry without any unnecessary rinsing or washing. You can purchase the Shaw R2X Hardsurface Floor Cleaner from our store location, or order online.

Luxury Vinyl Stain Removal

For common household spills, wipe with a micro-cloth and once dry, follow up with a manufacturer approved hard surface floor cleaner to keep your floors looking like new! When it comes to those tougher household messes like wax, gum, or nail polish, make sure you’re first consulting with your manufacturer guidelines for approved stain removal tips. For any other questions, you can always call the Choice Floor Center showroom during store hours, our representatives are happy to help!

Additional resources

Below is a list of additional care and maintenance tips plus stains removal resources to help keep your sheet vinyl, luxury vinyl tile and plank flooring looking beautiful: