Mohawk Hardwood Floor Care and Maintenance

Mohawk Hardwood Floor Care and Maintenance

Whatever we think about cleaning and maintenance, we all can agree the they're essential in keeping our floors looking new longer, not to mention reflecting pride in our homes, and, of course, contributing to our quality of life.

That's why Mohawk, the world's largest manufacturer of flooring products, created FloorCare Essentials, a revolutionary floor care system for all hard and soft surfaces in your home. The result of years of research and development, not only are these products indispensable for regular floor cleaning and maintenance, they're also essential for spill and stain emergencies. Mohawk FloorCare Essentials works on both wet and dry spills, and you can use them on other surfaces, too, like countertops, upholstery, drapes, tile and grout.

Mohawk FloorCare Essentials include special non-toxic, chemical-free and soap-free spray-on cleaners made from natural ingredients. They're incredibly effective, yet pet, people and environmentally safe. Fast and easy to use, the Mohawk FloorCare Essentials cleaning solutions are rinse-free and quick drying, leaving behind no soapy residue to reattract stains or soil. Howerver, Mohawk FloorCare Essentials do leave behind a fresh. clean scent.

Other essentials include an odor eliminator solution as well as specially designed accessories and kits to remove dirt, stains and odors from any floor in your home. From the cleaners to the odor eliminator to the microfiber cloths that clean everything from carpet to glass, Mohawk's objective is to make it easy for you to be the expert in keeping your home clean.

Mohawk Hardwood Floors are very easily maintained. No wax, no mess. Simply use a Mohawk Floor Care Essentials Hard Surface Cleaner and a Bona X Microfiber mop.

Vacuum or sweep your floor using a Bona X Microfiber "Dry" Mop Cloth to remove any particles that could scratch your floor.

Warning: Vacuums with a beater bar or power rotary brush head can damage a wood floor and never be used.

Apply the Mohawk Floor Care Essentials Hard Surface Cleaner directly to the Bona X Microfiber Wet Mop Cloth until wet.

Use a back and forth motion with the mop. When the Bona X Microfiber mop cloth becomes soiled simply replace it with a clean one. Cleaning the floor with a soiled cover mop cloth could cause streaking. Bona X Microfiber mop cloths are completely reusable and can withstand over 1000 wash cycles. Do not use bleach or fabric softener when washing Microfiber cloths.


Protecting your investments:

  • Countersink and fill all nail holes.
  • Vacuum or sweep regularly.
  • Remove spills promptly using a clean, dry terry Bona X Microfiber cloth and clean residual from spill with Mohawk Floor Care Essentials Hard Surface Cleaner and a clean white Bona X Microfiber cloth.
  • Use felt protectors under heavy pieces of furniture and chairs.
  • Use protective mats at all exterior entrances
  • Spiked heels or shoes in need of repair can severely damage your floor.
  • Never wet or damp mop your wood floors. Water can cause damage to wood flooring
  • Maintain 40%-60% relative humidity to reduce the natural expansion and contraction of wood.
  • For engineered and longstrip hardwood floors properly installed over subfloor radiant heating systems, surface temperature should not exceed 85 F.
  • Never use oil soaps, wax, liquid or other household products to clean your floor.
  • The sun's UV rays can change the color of your floor.
  • Keep animal nails trimmed.
  • Protect your floor when using a dolly for moving furniture or appliances. Never slide or roll heavy furniture or appliances across the floor.
  • If your floor becomes scratched or dull, repairs can often be made using repair accessories.