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It’s not hard to take care of vinyl flooring—there are just a few easy maintenance steps. Regularly following these tips will ensure that your vinyl continues to look as beautiful as the day it was installed.



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Our Vinyl Flooring Care and Maintenance Tips

We’ve assembled some general recommendations below for keeping your vinyl looking like new.

Always consult the maintenance and care information provided by your vinyl manufacturer for more specific guidelines that pertain directly to your flooring.

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Vinyl Stains and Spills

Vinyl is generally hassle-free, but we have a few tips to help with spills and stains! Be sure to wipe up any spills right away with a dry cloth. You should never leave a liquid spill to air dry.

If you do experience a stain on your vinyl floor, don't use steam or harsh chemicals to try and clean up. Consult your manufacturer's guide for additional help.

Preventative Maintenance

For vinyl, like most flooring, it's important to invest in a good-quality entry mat to trap dirt, sand, and other substances that would otherwise be tracked onto your floor. A doormat will also help protect your flooring from premature wear. 

Regularly sweep your vinyl floor to remove dirt and grit. You'll want to mop occasionally using a special cleaner we can recommend. Avoid using detergent or soap-based products, which will dull your floor's shine. Vinyl floors can be slippery when wet, so use caution when walking on them after mopping.

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