Things to Consider When Buying a New Floor

Buying a new floor is a major investment, much like buying a car or a new home, so you want to do all you can to maintain and protect that investment. When you find yourself heading out the door to visit a local flooring retailer, be prepared with some questions that you may not have considered.

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Neutral pH Floor Cleaner – Hilway vs Zep

Hilway Direct Neutral Cleaner and Zep Neutral Cleaner are both commercial cleaning products that are designed to clean and maintain various types of flooring. While they are both neutral cleaners, meaning they have a pH close to 7 and are not acidic or alkaline, there are some differences between them that are worth noting. Ingredients:…

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Dr. Schutz, ScratchFix Floor Repair Set

New Year – New Floor Repair LVT

Thanksgiving holiday dinner was wonderful, your family and friends arrived safely and left quickly!  There was lots of food, fun and laughter.  The day was literally problem free with no talk of politics and the turkey was cooked to perfection with delicious side dishes, but after everyone left you noticed that your floors needed a…

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Thanksgiving Dinner with family

Family, Food and Floor Protection

Keep Your Sanity and Floors Scratch Free with Clear Sleeve Floor Protectors from 1877FloorGuy Supply. For many families, this is the most wonderful time of the year, but for others it can be the most frustrating time of the year with thoughts of family, food and floor protection. Yepper, we know that preparing the big…

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Finding the Best Cleaner for Luxury Vinyl Floors

Product Selection An excellent question and one we hear often is, “What’s the best cleaner for my luxury vinyl plank floors?”. The answer to finding the best floor cleaning product is not one specific item. It depends upon the brand of floor and if it is in a home or business. Any luxury vinyl floor-…

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Easy Steps to Clean & Protect LVT Floors

You bought luxury vinyl plank flooring and love how it looks like real wood. Now you have questions about  …the best way to clean and protect your LVT floors OR  …your LVT flooring is scratched, how do you fix it OR  …you want your plank style floor to have more shine.  At 1877floorguy.com we frequently…

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Winter Fun Outside Big Mess Inside

Winter Fun Outside Big Mess Inside

Winter snow is so much fun outside! It’s when it comes into your neat & clean home that it’s a big mess! Better get the mop ready…again! A bit of spray cleaner and a clean mop pad will remove melted snow and rock salt residue from most floors including finished hardwood, luxury vinyl plank or…

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Armstrong Floor Cleaning & Care

1877 Floor Guy Featured Brand: Armstrong Floor Care: Hardwood, Laminate

Since Armstrong manufactures floors with various unique finishes and constructions, it’s no surprise that they’ve developed their very own line of hardwood and laminate floor care products. Armstrong floor care includes a variety of cleaning products and protectants for hardwood, ceramic, laminate, vinyl, LVT, plank, sheet vinyl and natural linoleum. This collection includes best-selling ready-to-use…

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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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Comparable Product for Diversey Taski Vision Matte

Diversey’s Taski Vision Matte Floor Finish has, recently, been discontinued in all sizes.  We’ve had many customers ask for a comparable replacement and have been recommending Hilway Direct, Matte Floor Finish.  The Hilway Direct product is a hard-wearing, highly resistant acrylic floor finish for use on vinyl, linoleum, rubber, cork and other hard surface flooring. …

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Spartan Chemical GREEN Solutions

Spartan Chemical has a line of maintenance products for resilient flooring that is Green Seal Certified.  Use of these GREEN products to clean and maintain resilient flooring in your facility will earn points towards LEED Certification and bring you one step closer to meeting your company’s sustainable environmental initiatives. If you‘re not familiar with LEED,…

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Diversey GREEN Products

Diversey Inc has made is simple for you to identify GREEN within their product lines.  They have compiled a list of GREEN certified products so you can find cleaning & maintenance solutions that add points towards LEED Certification or that meet your corporate sustainable environment initiatives.  Check out this great tool here, Diversey GREEN Products. If…

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Start to Think @ Spring Cleaning

Spring is around the corner which makes it time to think about SPRING CLEANING! Yes, I said it!… Spring cleaning.  May not be your favorite part of spring yet it needs to be done and what a great feeling when it is!  You know there will be no more slush or ice melter tracking inside because the…

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Congoleum Residential & Commercial Vinyl Floorcare Easier to Shop

We’ve separated Congoleum Residential & Commercial into two separate sections on our website to make shopping easier for you! Still under Vinyl Floor Care Products–     Congoleum Residential inludes all of the Bright ‘N Easy Floorcare Products for use on Congoleum Sheet Vinyl, DuraCeramic Tile & DuraPlank Luxury Vinyl, AirStep & AirStep Plus Fiberglass, Ovations…

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Linoleum & Vinyl Floorcare Q & A

We frequently get emails 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 linoleum & vinyl floorcare tips helpful, “Like Us” on Facebook or “Follow Us” on Twitter…

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