Your kitchen probably gets a lot of traffic. Especially during these times when we’re all home more, and cooking more, that kitchen floor of yours is taking a beating.  We’ve got some advice on cleaning kitchen floors that can save you time and keep your floors looking great!
First, consider a kitchen mat. An indoor/outdoor mat of about 4′ x 6′ can help to protect a large portion of your floor. Of course, you’ll still need to mop/clean the entire floor sometimes, but with at least part of the floor covered, you can spend less time cleaning and more time on your favorite hobbies.
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For all floors, clean spills as soon as they happen.  Most of the time a damp towel will do the trick.  If the spill is particularly sticky (like fruit juice), you may need to wipe the area down a few times and then dry it to make sure it’s not still sticky.
For laminate and linoleum, sweep and mop weekly to avoid grit and grime build up. You can make a simple vinegar and water solution for cleaning.
For hardwood floors, sweep regularly, or vacuum once a week to avoid a build up of dirt.  Then, 2 or 3 times a year, deep clean your hardwood floors with a mop and a hardwood floor cleaner. You can find these with the floor cleaning products in most grocery stores or home improvement stores.
Ceramic tile is so easy to clean, which is one reason it’s a great choice for kitchen floors.  You can clean it with an appropriate store-bought cleaner, or you can make one with warm water and a mild detergent. Gently scrub your floors with a rag or mop, and then dry them with a clean towel or cloth.
By spot cleaning when needed, you can prevent long hours of kitchen floor scrubbing.
If you’re ready to look for new floors, come see us! We’d love to help you find the perfect flooring option for every room in your home.