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Vinyl plank flooring is a breeze to keep clean! Here's how to tackle routine cleaning and occasional tough stains:

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Regular Cleaning:

  1. Sweep or vacuum regularly: This removes loose dirt and debris that can scratch the flooring.

  2. Mop with a damp microfiber mop: For everyday cleaning, use a solution of warm water and a few drops of mild dish soap. Vinegar is another option: mix equal parts white vinegar and water in a spray bottle. Avoid harsh chemicals or abrasive cleaners, which can damage the vinyl.

  • Mopping tip: Always wring out the mop thoroughly to avoid using too much water. Work in sections, mopping in the direction of the planks. Rinse your mop head frequently in clean water.

For stubborn stains:

  1. Baking soda paste: For greasy grime or food stains, make a paste of baking soda and water. Apply the paste to the stain and gently scrub with a soft cloth. Rinse the area clean and dry completely.

  2. Mineral oil: Scuff marks can often be buffed out with a dab of mineral oil on a soft cloth. Rub gently in the direction of the plank.

General Tips:

  • Clean up spills immediately: The quicker you address spills, the less likely they are to stain. Blot up any liquids with a clean cloth and then clean the area as usual.
  • Doormats: Place mats at entryways to trap dirt and debris before it gets tracked onto your vinyl floors.
  • Avoid excessive moisture: While vinyl plank flooring is water-resistant, too much moisture can damage the seams. Don't use a steam mop, and be sure to dry any spills promptly
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