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Rejuvenated Floors? Keep that Shine Lasting Longer.

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Floor rejuvenation is an excellent, cost-efficient way to get your floors looking new and as safe as possible. But how can you preserve that new floor look longer? With proper cleaning and maintenance. Thankfully, commercial flooring systems are specifically designed to withstand heavy traffic and extensive cleaning. Still, there are a few tips you can follow to keep your floors in the best shape possible.

Polished concrete: a common flooring choice for many commercial facilities. It is durable, long-lasting and requires minimal maintenance. However, it is essential to clean and maintain your floors regularly. Contaminants such as dirt, rainwater, salt and other harsh chemicals may pose slip hazards and diminish the shine. 

  • Never attempt cleaning polished concrete floors with products that were not designed for them. High acidity cleaners like bleach or ammonia may chemically etch the surface and the new floor shine will be gone. A concrete floor's natural pH level is 9-11 and your cleaning solution should match it. Check out QuestMark's cleaners that you can easily order online. To take your polished shine to a new level, look into conditioners like QuestMark's DiamondQuest Ultra 15 or Ultra 30.
  • If you use a sweeper or scrubber, stick to the soft bristle brushes or pads while keeping the pressure on the lowest setting. Otherwise, you may scratch your floor over time and diminish the glossy look.
  • How to clean? Watch this quick video >>

For in-depth instructions and recommendations on cleaning and maintaining polished concrete floors, check out this article and QuestMark's Polished Concrete Guidelines brochure.

Urethane cement and resinous floors: a perfect solution for high-traffic areas and environments requiring extensive cleaning and disinfecting. Facilities like food processing plants, medical institutions, laboratories and commercial garages are most likely to install this type of floor. While urethane and resinous floors are well known for their extreme durability, they still require proper cleaning and care.

  • Discuss the best cleaning products to use with your flooring contractor. Your floor's resin is specifically formulated to match your facility's functions and needs. Therefore, you want your cleaning products to do the same.
  • Clean often and eliminate any spills immediately.
  • How to clean? Watch this quick video >>

For more information, check out QuestMark's complete Urethane and Resonius Cement Cleaning Guidelines and this cleaning and maintenance article.

When to clean your floors?

It is recommended to create a cleaning schedule for your floors that covers everything from dust-mopping and sweeping to deep cleaning and revitalization. Every facility is different and you want to consider factors like the volume of foot and forklift traffic, shift changes, advanced sanitation for Covid and exposure to chemicals. Clean up any spills immediately - they pose a slipping hazard and may cause discoloration.

Where to get commercial-grade floor cleaners, supplies and repair kits? 

You can order everything you need to successfully clean and maintain your facility's floor online at Questmark Online Shop. A few products we recommend looking into:

Congratulations on your just-like-new rejuvenated floors! We hope these tips and tricks will help you preserve the shine for a long time. If you have more questions or need help with your commercial floors, please don't hesitate to contact QuestMark's team. We offer floor maintenance and cleaning support for DIY products that includes on-site demonstrations. Those can help you test a solution before investing in it. If DIY is not what you are looking for, we are happy to discuss commercial cleaning plans and services that will fit with your business operations.

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