Maintenance of Cork Floors
With all the other benefits of cork flooring, would you expect anything less than low maintenance for these floors?
Well cork does not disappoint. Requiring only periodic vacuuming and damp mopping, the following is a general outline of good maintenance practices for your cork floors:
- Vacuum or sweep or "swiffer" the floor weekly.
- Damp mop the floor monthly but do NOT use a lot of water.
- When cleaning the floor, use a damp mop with a PH-balanced detergent or mild soap to clean and keep the surface free of abrasives such as grit or sand.
- Always avoid the use of harsh cleaners such as abrasives, oil or ammonia-based cleaning products. Only use cleaning products approved by the manufacturer.