Technical Guides

#8 How to clean/disinfect my floor properly / Products to never use on your floor

For timber, laminate, vinyl, cork & bamboo. We know you want to ensure your floors stay beautiful, below are some guidelines to ensure your floor remains clean but doesn’t get damaged.

Never use anything that is or contains the following – they will ruin your floor immediately or over time:

  • Bleach
  • Turps
  • Metho
  • Eucalyptus
  • General household cleaners
  • Vinegar
  • Ammonia
  • Tile cleaner
  • Steam mops

What can I use?

Almost all flooring products and coatings on the market will already have an approved cleaning product as a part of their range. This combined with luke warm water and a stringy mop will both disinfect and clean your floor without damaging it. Please note: For a thorough clean, do not increase the amount of cleaning product used, instead change the water regularly.

Marques Flooring stocks and can recommend a cleaning product for all flooring types. We can also post Australia-wide.