Words like fancy, durable, eco-friendly, versatile, and beautiful go with these floorings. To enjoy all the advantages, you need to take care of a few things here.
Polished concrete flooring is known for, easy cleaning property, and resistive property towards spilling and other accidents. But some materials like milk, vinegar, fruit juices and pickle juice, actually everything that contains acids needs to be clean immediately if spilled. The quicker you clean it, the better.
Some other materials like alcohol and harsh chemical cleaners can reduce the colors of the dye too. Hence, be ready to fight with these spills.
Here are some tips to remove spills from the polished concrete flooring.
- Keep the removals handy
No matter if it is a commercial or residential area, you want to be as quick as possible in the situation of a spill. Hence, keep the cleaning and removal materials in a place from where you easily grab it and use in case of an accident. The shield of the floors provides the necessary time to you before the spilled material gets inside. But there is no point in taking the risk right!
- Use the suitable gear to clean
Different materials require the different type of attention. You need to make sure which type of material has spilled on the floor. Then use all the necessary safety equipment to clean it up. This is not just important for better cleaning, but also for your own safety.
Hence, if you find toxic chemicals or bleach on the floor, stay cautious. There is no need to harm your skin in a rush.
- Never Wipe
Wiping or mopping is a big No No here. If you wipe, the material will enter the floor through the tiny pores of the shield. It might look clean from the outside but will damage doesn’t stop for a long period of time. The better method is to cover the whole area with a boundary of an absorbent. Let it absorb most of the spill. Then sponge it up without letting any liquid to spread more. There are many materials available in the market that are specially made to absorb the spill. Keeping one or two of these absorbents would be a wise idea.
- Clean the whole area
When you have confirmed that all the spill has been soaked by the material, only then start cleaning the whole area. You can use a broom or any appropriate cleaning equipment for this process. But make sure that you are not putting a lot of pressure on the job. Use a light hand and gently clean the place. It is better to invest in special cleaning equipment to get a nice cleaning.
- Get rid of the waste
The material that you collect through cleaning should be thrown at a safe place.
Finally, you don’t need to panic, these floorings are very safe and provide the necessary protection. So, just provide a little help and it will stay brand new for years and years!