Wednesday's Ask the Experts: Cork flooring
November 10, 2010
Wednesday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: I have never seen an article on how to properly maintain cork tile flooring. The majority of the flooring inside our headquarters is "Wicanders" cork flooring.
The best source of information is always the manufacturer. Check www.wicanders.com for the exact product and any specific recommendations they may have for it.
Beyond that, cork flooring is treated much like wood. Avoid high or low pH chemicals, do as much grit prevention as possible (matting), and dust mop or vacuum frequently. Mop with a well pressed-out micro fiber mop. As for restoration ... — Bill Griffin, president, Cleaning Consultants