Quality Cleaner for No-Wax Wood & Laminate Floors

In recent years, many major flooring manufacturers have discontinued their brand-specific floor cleaners leaving customers unsure where to turn for a quality floor cleaner at a reasonable price. Homeowners have tried various methods to clean their no-wax wood and laminate flooring with results often ranging from bad to worse. Vinegar and water, long touted as…

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How to Choose Flooring Gloss Level

What Gloss Level Should I Use On My Floor? There are three main classifications of gloss when it comes to flooring, High-gloss, Semi-gloss and Matte. When selecting a gloss level for wood, laminate or vinyl flooring consider these factors… High-gloss provides a bright finish that reflects the most light which will highlight scuffs, scratches and other marks.  Heavy…

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Mannington Ultra Clean NEW & IMPROVED!

  Mannington Ultra Clean NOW AVAILABLE! The first truckload of New & Improved Mannington Ultra Clean has just delivered to our warehouse.  Our Fulfillment Associates are packing orders for Ultra Clean as quickly as possible.  If you haven’t already done so, PLACE YOUR ORDER NOW! The new, improved Mannington Ultra Clean has been formulated to…

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Wilsonart DISCONTINUES Flooring, Cleaner Continues AVAILABLE

Wilsonart Flooring, as of December 3, 2010, has discontinued the Wilsonart Flooring brand.  The company plans to honor warranties, through their stated terms, on all flooring purchased before December 31, 2011. Wilsonart Flooring has a branded cleaner for use in maintaining their laminate floors.   This cleaner is still available as a concentrated cleaner. Wilsonart recongnizes www.1877floorguy.com as a reliable source…

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How to Remove Acrylic Polish Residue from Hardwood & Laminate Floors

Using the wrong type of cleaning solution on a hardwood or laminate floor may result in oil residue that looks murky or hazy.  These cleaners often contain acrylic polish which requires mineral spirits to remove the film left behind. For removing acrylic polish and other wax-residue left by product such as Mop & Glo or…

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Hardwood & Laminate Floor Care Q & A

Includes questions regarding Bona, Bruce, Uniclic, Quick Step, Award Wearmax. We get emails all the time from customers with common and unique floorcare questions. We answer these questions directly to the customer who asks and we post many of them on Facebook and (more briefly) on Twitter.  If you find the following hardwood & laminate…

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Pergo Discontinues Branded Floor Cleaner

Pergo has discontinued its branded laminate floor cleaner. Recommended replacement: Bona Stone, Tile & Laminate Cleaner is proven effective on Pergo Laminate flooring and available in a variety of sizes to meet your needs.  Bona Stone, Tile & Laminate Cleaner is non-streaking, neutral, safe and environmentally friendly. Bona products are conveniently packaged in REFILLABLE, RECYCLEABLE…

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Fall for the Best Time to Get Back to Floorcare Basics

Autumn the perfect time to get back to floorcare routines that keep your floors looking GREAT.  It may even be time for your floor to get an extra bit of TLC to really shine before the winter holidays set in. There are many types of floors that require different routines however they all have one thing in…

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Summer is Here…Time to Clean the Vacation Home!

Whether you’re headed to your vacation home at the beach, lakeside or in the mountains, your first trip is likely to have your car loaded up with some or all of the following… kids, pets, boogie boards, beach chairs, fishing poles, tackle box, coolers, bed sheets, towels, toilet paper and the list goes on and…

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Where To Find Manufacturer Recommended Floor Care Products

Residential Flooring Manufacturers devote many dollars to developing floor care and maintenance products specific to the floor(s) they produce. These products are carefully formulated, for each type of flooring the manufacturer produces to leave the floor residue-free, maintain the integrity of the floor’s surface finish without compromising slip resistance or shine and it needs to…

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Think Green for Floor Cleaning Products – Part II

The trend is obvious when you view the manufacturer links in Part I to this blog. Manufacturers are “greening” their manufacturing processes and their business cultures. Each touts the strides they have made towards environmental stewardship using words like “reducing VOCs, sustainable resources, recycling, improving indoor air quality.” These are all great steps towards a…

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Think Green for Floor Cleaning Products – Part I

What is a green floor cleaning product? Is it about a manufacturer’s efforts to conserve natural resources and recycle? Does it mean that the floor cleaner will help you to conserve water or energy? What will be its effect on indoor air quality? Is it safe when it comes in contact with your skin? The…

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Basics of Laminate Floor Care

Basics of Laminate Floor CareThe great thing about laminate floors is that they’re easy to take care of. When you first lay down a laminate floor, you’ll want to carefully follow the instructions that come with the floor. Post-installation is very important, especially during the first two days following installation.Never wet mop a laminate floor.…

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Tips for Cleaning a Floor

Tips for Cleaner Floors Everyone has their own ideas about the best way to clean floors. For instance, you may have heard that vinegar and water works great for cleaning ceramic tile floors; however that may not be the case. It is an extremely acidic food product and as such may cause bacteria to develop.…

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Pergo Laminate Cleaner

Do You Need Pergo Cleaner For Your Floors? When you finally have amazing Pergo flooring in your home, you are going to want to have only the best when it comes to cleaning products, which would more than likely include Pergo Cleaner. After all, if you want to keep your stunning floors looking incredible at…

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