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Thursday's Ask the Experts: Maintaining hardwood gym floors

June 18, 2009
Thursday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: What are the best maintenance methods for hardwood gym floors and what equipment do I need?
The answer:
The first goal is to keep all abrasive materials off the floor to avoid damage.
Use track-off matting at entries.
Require clean soft-soled footwear for gym users and provide mats for others walking to seating for games and events.
Wide-area treated dust mops are assets and microfiber dust mops will do ... — Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX associate editor, lekrafft@juno.com
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