Floor Care

Carpet Floor Care Tips
Floor Cleaning
 
 
Vacuum regularly.
Steam clean your carpet floor every 12 to 18 months depending on the traffic of your home
For tough stain problems, use Mohawk FloorCare Essentials Carpet Spot Remover.
 
Floor Protection

DO

Adjust vacuum height, use the highest setting where appropriate.

A vacuum with large wheels is easier to move across soft carpeting.

DON'T

DON'T pull on sprouts and snags you might damage the carpet, use scissors to clip it.

DON'T use vacuums with very concentrated or sealed suction.
Hardwood Floor Care Tips
Floor Cleaning
 
 
Sweep, dust mop, or vacuum regularly using wand attachment on your vacuum cleaner.
Clean your hardwood floor occasionally using a well-squeezed damp mop and Armstrong Hardwood & Laminate Floor Cleaner or Bona Hardwood Floor Cleaner
 
Floor Protection

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Wipe up spills immediately.

Place a colorfast mat at outside entrances to reduce dirt and moisture tracked into your home.

Keep animal nails trimmed to prevent scratches.

Use Armstrong Floor Protectors on furniture legs to reduce indentations.

Protect your floor from direct sunlight.

DON'T

DON'T wear shoes with spike heels or heel taps on your hardwood floor. Remove shoes at the door to avoid potentially dragging in sharp objects in your shoe treads.

DON'T use: ammonia-based cleaners, wax-based products, detergents, bleach, polishes, oil soaps, abrasive cleaning soaps, or acidic materials like vinegar.
Floor Cleaning
 
 
Sweep, dust mop, or vacuum regularly using wand attachment on your vacuum cleaner.
Clean your hardwood floor occasionally using a well-squeezed damp mop and Armstrong Hardwood & Laminate Floor Cleaner.
 
Floor Protection

DO

Immediately wipe up wet areas from spills, muddy feet, and damp paws.

Place a colorfast mat at outside entrances to reduce dirt and moisture tracked into your home.

DON'T

Don't use abrasive cleaners, steel wool, or scouring powder, which can scratch your floor.

Don't wax or polish your floor.
Luxury Vinyl Floor Care Tips
Floor Cleaning
 
 
Sweep, dust mop or vacuum regularly. (Don't use the beater bar on your vacuum.)
Wash your floor occasionally with Armstrong Once ‘n Done® Resilient & Ceramic Floor Cleaner.
For tough cleaning problems, use Armstrong New Beginning® Extra-Strength Floor
 
Floor Protection

DO

Place a natural or colorfast mat at outside entrances to reduce the amount of dirt and moisture brought into your home.

Purchase Armstrong floor care products and floor protectors at your local flooring store or home center.

DON'T

Don't use detergents, abrasive cleaners, or "mop and shine" products, as they may leave a dull film on your floor.

Don't use paste wax or solvent-based polishes.

Don't use highly abrasive scrubbing tools.