Vinyl Floor Care

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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Mannington Adura® Vinyl Floor Care & Cleaning Guidelines

Mannington Adura® is a high-performance luxury vinyl floor that resembles wood, tile, or stone in appearance and texture.  We’ve had questions from customers about the care & maintenance of Adura®… Clean: Sweep regularly, one or more times each week depending on use & traffic, to prevent small particles of dirt & debris from being ground…

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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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LONSEAL Resilient Vinyl Floor Care & Maintenance Troubleshooting

Lonseal Resilient Vinyl Flooring provides easy to follow maintenance programs for each type of flooring they manufacture along with troubleshooting guidelines for common problems.  Outlined here are typical problems, causes and solutions.  For the more serious issues, when it may be difficult to discern the cause, you may want to consult with the factory or…

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Dr. Schutz WaxNoMor Aboard USS Ronald Reagan

The USS Ronald Reagan has an impressive Museum aboard the ship with an outstanding floor designed with stars and wavering stripes in red, white & blue. This beautiful floor, created with Amtico Stratica, was installed seven years ago. Unfortunately, a company tried to field apply a UV cured version of Poly Urethane.  As shown in…

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Dr. Schutz ColorRize at Shu Uemura Cosmetics in Bloomingdales, NYC

Dr. Schutz ColorRize was just installed over an existing wood floor at the Shu Uemura cosmetics counter in Bloomingdales, NYC. Result is fabulous! ColorRize was chosen as a cost effective way to handle the aggresssive wear on the retail store’s floor. The wood floor, at Shu Uemura cosmetics, Bloomingdale’s, New York City, is challenged every…

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Keep Your Congoleum Vinyl Floor Looking Sharp

If you’ve recently installed a new residential Congoleum Vinyl Floor, there’s no doubt that you hope to keep it looking new for years to come. The bright and shiny “newness” can be maintained with proper care and maintenance. Let’s take a look at ways you can keep your vinyl floor looking sharp. Following installation of…

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