Linoleum, also called Lino, is a floor covering made from materials such as solidified linseed oil (linoxyn), pine rosin, ground cork dust, wood flour, and mineral fillers. It is most commonly filled on a burlapor canvas backing. After which pigments are often added to the materials.
In modern times, polyvinyl chloride (which is often colloquially but incorrectly also called “linoleum”, or “PVC”), has replaced the wooden floor covering. It has similar properties to the Linoleum, but has greater brightness and translucency and which is relatively less flammable.
Linoleum floors are very beautiful and come in a wide range of colours and shapes. No two linoleum floors are exactly alike.
This article describe how to clean a Linoleum Floor (including Polyvinyl Chloride).
Linoleum Cleaner refreshes the coating and maintains the natural appearance of linoleum and linoleum parquet. Linoleum Cleaner is suitable for wiping and initial care of newly laid or stripped floors. Dirt adhesion is reduced and the everyday cleaning made easier. Linoleum Cleaner protects the floor with a resilient anti-slip shiny protective film.
How to clean the Linoleum Floor:
1. Add 50 ml of Linoleum Cleaner to a bucket (5 L) of warm water.
2. Mix well.
3. Clean floor with Mop and the mixture and let dry.
4. Rinsing off is NOT necessary.
How to maintain Linoleum Floor:
1. Apply even, thin film undiluted Linoleum Cleaner in the longitudinal direction, using floor wiper or slightly moist cloth.
2. When the protective layer is tradable – after about 30 minutes – repeat process in the cross direction and let protective layer dry properly.
3. Do not walk on flooring, while the protective layer dries.