The Easiest Way to Maintain Floor & Decor Stone Flooring

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There’s a lot to love about Floor & Decor’s stone flooring. It’s surprisingly versatile, and it lends a rustic, lived-in look to any space in your home, whether you use it in the foyer, your kitchen, a bathroom suite, or nearly anywhere else. But with that beauty comes some particular cleaning needs you’ll want to meet to ensure your keep your stone flooring in the best possible condition for as long as possible. If you’re looking to learn how you can keep your stone floor looking great without tons of extra maintenance, take a look at some of the easy methods and tips below to get started.

How to Clean Floor & Decor Stone Flooring

Cleaning stone flooring involves a few key steps. Removing debris with a broom and dust pan is the first step. This method is very easy and quick, and it removes dirt, dust, and debris that might have built up over time. You can use a microfiber duster to remove any large particles or debris, too. Use a gentle sweeping motion to sweep the duster over the entire floor. You can also vacuum your stone flooring, but be sure you aren’t using a vacuum head with a rotating beater bar; this can sometimes cause damage to more delicate natural stone. If your stone floor needs more attention, simply use a diluted detergent solution and a mop to clean it. Follow this procedure every time you need to clean the floor. Choose cleaning products that are specifically formulated for the type of stone your flooring is made of.

For tougher stains or dirt, use hot water and soak the stain or spill. Fill the bucket halfway with water, add the correct proportion of detergent, and let it sit for a few minutes. Use moderate pressure when mopping, and be sure to pay extra attention to any corners or high-traffic areas.

Stubborn stains also might require some elbow grease. You may need to use your detergent solution and a sponge or rag to hand-scrub particularly dirty areas. Drench the sponge in detergent and wring it out. Dip it into the solution so that it is covered in suds. Clean the stone floor in the same manner as described for using a mop, making sure to take extra care around any corners, high-traffic areas, and spots like baseboards where dirt can accumulate.

Sealing Your Stone Flooring

One of the easiest ways to keep your stone floor looking new is to seal it every six to twelve months. This will protect it from wear and tear and keep it looking great. There are a few different types of sealants available on the market, but they’re all relatively simple to use. With most, you just apply a thin layer of sealant to the floor, spreading it out with a soft cloth before letting it dry. Be sure to read the instructions carefully on the bottle before using it, as some sealants require some specific presswork.

Keeping your stone floor looking great is easy with a few simple steps. Follow the tips and steps listed above, and you’ll be able to maintain your stone flooring with less effort and more enjoyment.

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