Prep Area – Remove all obstacles and furniture from the area. Set up an area of about 200 to 400 square feet. This will be the area you start with. Cordon off the entire area that needs to be stripped by setting up the necessary caution/wet floor signs. Create an area for exiting the stripping area. Place mats down to remove protective footwear and avoid tracking stripping materials to other parts of the buildings. Follow the dust mopping procedure to remove all debris, dirt, and large objects (i.e. pallet chips), from the area.
Applying a wax or finish to a floor creates a glossy, protective layer that keeps your floor attractive and free from scratches and stains. However, over time these layers wear down or become dirty, and need to be removed before a new one can be reapplied. Follow these instructions to learn how to complete this process from start to finish but be sure to follow specific instructions on the label of your floor finish stripper, floor wax, or floor finish. If you are stripping and waxing a large floor space, consider renting the specialized equipment suggested below from a home improvement store or equipment rental service.
Liquid wax: While easier to put on than paste wax, the finish wont last as long. Good for unvarnished hardwoods, linoleum or some vinyl (not for vinyl with a factory-applied no-wax finish). No-buff waxes are simply mopped onto the floor.
Use either a new sponge mop or new flat mop that applies wax so you donT add debris back to the floor. For a sponge mop, line a bucket with a garbage bag (to save it for future use) and pour the wax in. For a flat mop wax applier, pour the wax into the mesh backing on the upper side. You will want your mop to be damp but not dripping. Press it gently against the bucket to remove excess wax.
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Dirt and grime compromise the finish and appearance of your floors, giving them an unprofessional look. If left in place, dirt and debris coupled with friction from foot traffic can cause permanent scratches and chips, which are unattractive and unsafe.
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