Durable laminate flooring resists stains and cleans up fast, making it a ubiquitous selection for covering kitchen floors. However, improper cleaning can leave a sticky movie behind. Soap and floor wax are two common culprits. Cutting through movie demands an acidic cleanser, detergent or both. According to Mrs. Clean of HouseCleaningCentral.com, the way you dry laminate is equally as important as the way you wash it. The proper technique helps cut through the movie and leave your laminate shiny as new.
Sweep the floor thoroughly to eliminate all traces of dirt. Instead, use a vacuum cleaner with a brush attachment or one intended for hard surfaces.
Combine 1 cup of white vinegar and one gallon of warm water in a bucket. Stir to mix.
Dip a mop into the bucket and wring it out nicely. Mop the floor from 1 end to another, rinsing the mop frequently.
Wipe the floor clean with a soft bath towel. For optimum results, stand around the towel and carefully scoot your toes back and forth until you’ve covered the entire floor.