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How to Quickly Clean Laminate Flooring

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 1

If you have laminate flooring, you no doubt have found that cleaning a large room can take a great deal of time. First you have to sweep, then mop, then dry. Most of us do not have that kind of time on our hands. Instead of going through this time consuming process, why not uses these quick cleaning tips for your laminate flooring.

Invest in a Vacuum Cleaner

One of your best friends for cleaning laminate flooring quickly is a vacuum cleaner. Not the vacuum cleaner with the rotating brushes, those can scratch your flooring. Instead, use a vacuum specifically designed for hard surfaces. These machines are specifically made to remove dirt without scratching your laminate. If you can, try to choose one that runs off of batteries to save time dealing with a cord.

Use a Broom for Small Areas

Even with the right vacuum cleaner, there will still be small areas that need to be touched up with a broom. Sweeping an entire living room this way takes too much time. So, look for the places that still have access dirt and spot clean your laminate. Doing so will allow you to get the cleanliness that you want, without spending too much time getting it.

Swiffer WetJet

This piece of cleaning equipment is essential to getting clean laminate flooring quickly. Though purchasing a specific brand is not necessary to get a clean floor, sometimes a product comes along that is worth it. Not only will you be able to apply cleaner and mop your floors quickly, it will also save you the time of cleaning up the mop and bucket. Simply spray the cleaner, run the pad over the floor and repeat until it is clean.

Clean Often

Even with these time saving techniques, one of the best ways to quickly clean your floors is to keep dirt from building up. Create a schedule every day or every other day to clean your flooring using these steps above. This will help minimize the time you have to spend cleaning because a little bit of dirt can be cleaned up quickly. Take a little time out of your daily routine, will you save time in the long run.

If you use these tips every time you clean your flooring, you should see the amount of time you spend clean drop significantly. So why not invest in some of these time saving items and try this routine. If you do, you can quickly clean up that messy floor when you find out you are expecting guests last minute. Wouldn't that be nice?


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Sep 28, 2010 3:59pm
mcimicata
Very thoughtful piece of writing that has given me knowledge on this subject...it was well written, and is definitely an asset to the IB site as a whole
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