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Tuesday's Ask the Experts: Formica flooring

February 2, 2010
Tuesday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: What is the proper way to clean a Formica floor? Can an autoscrubber and/or buffer be used?
The answer:
If the floor is the Formica brand laminate, they recommend only sweeping, mopping or damp wiping.
Avoid using heavy machines. The floor may not hold up to the extra weight and excessive torque, and an aggressive pad or brush can cause scratches that cannot be removed ... — Gary Clipperton of National Pro Clean Corporation
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