How To Clean No-Wax or Linoleum Floors

Cleaning Ceramic Tile FloorsIf time and traffic eventually dull the glossy top layer, you may want to add a floor finish or wax to restore the shine. Choose any good commercial floor polish or try a self-polishing, metal-interlock floor finish available from a janitorial supply. Traffic areas may need finish applied more often than the rest of the floor.

Things You'll Need

  • Vacuum or Broom
  • Soft Mop
  • Bucket
  • Water
  • Dish Soap
  • Nylon-backed Scrub Sponge
  • Floor Polish (optional for dull floors)

How To Do It

  1. Regularly sweep or vacuum floors to remove loose dust and particles. This will keep soil from wearing away the surface quickly. For tough spots, use a nylon-backed scrub sponge.
  2. If needed, add a floor polish to restore the shine. Any good commercial floor polish will do; or, try a self-polishing, metal-interlock floor finish available from a janitorial supply store. Traffic areas may need finish applied more often than the rest of the floor. It's a good idea to keep doormats at all the entrances to your home, as they will catch much of the dirt that could eventually damage your floors.

Tip

It's a good idea to keep doormats at all the entrances to your home, as they will catch much of the dirt that could eventually damage your floors.