Dirty carpet? Stained wood? Dusty laminate? You might not spend much time looking at the flooring at your business premises, but if it’s looking less-than-lovely, you can be sure that visitors to the building will spot scruffiness a mile off.
From taking care of your workplace to ensure employees feel valued, to ensuring your premises gives the best first impression to visiting clients, contacts and customers, making sure your flooring is in great condition is an important task.
Of course, flooring comes in all sorts of flavours, which means you might not be an expert in exactly how to take care of it. If you need some quick tips, you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading for helpful, bite-size information on how to care for carpet, laminate and wooden floors…
How to clean office carpets
Carpeting may be one of the most forgiving and low-maintenance flooring types, but footfall in the office will soon leave it looking messy and mucky, especially in high traffic areas. For most workplaces, a bi-weekly hoover should help keep debris and dirt from building up. Make sure any stains are treated as soon as they occur, too!
This regular maintenance should be supplemented with a monthly or quarterly deep cleaning. Carpet shampooing machines can be purchased, but most businesses choose to hire a professional carpet cleaner to complete the task.
How to clean laminate office flooring
Laminate flooring is a very low maintenance option for workplaces, but can show signs of damage and use quickly without regular care. A simple sweep is enough to keep laminate floor free of dust and debris, but care must be taken when removing sharp or larger debris. These bits and pieces can scratch and damage laminate flooring, which may then require replacement.
An additional weekly mopping, which doesn’t use too much water, should be enough to keep floors looking their best for as long as possible.
How to clean wooden office floors
Wooden floors are built to last for decades – and to look stylish while doing so. This means particular attention must be paid to their cleaning and care. Regular sweeping, which avoids scratching caused by large debris is enough for day-to-day cleaning. Weekly mopping, meanwhile, will help cut down on dust and remove any more stubborn mess which may have accumulated.
Over time, however, wooden floors will start to show signs of scratching and fading – particularly in high footfall areas. When this happens, it’s time to sand down the surface of the floor and re-varnish to restore its original beauty.
Are your floors looking a little worse for wear? The Abbey Cleaning Service has been keeping the offices of South Wales looking spotless for decades – and we can do the same for your office’s floor, too. From professional carpet cleaning to weekly care, contact us to learn more about floor care and workplace cleaning today on 029 2067 9323 or use our contact form.