Mohawk Laminate Flooring Care and Maintenance

Mohawk Laminate Flooring 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. However, Mohawk FloorCare Essentials does 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 Laminate Flooring™ is extremely hygienic and easy to keep clean. Here are our recommendations to keep you Mohawk Laminate Flooring™ looking beautiful for many years. Simply use a Mohawk FloorCare Essentials Hard Surface Care Kit, available at Authorized Mohawk flooring retail stores.

  • Routine cleaning requires just vacuuming, dusting with a clean Bona X Microfiber "Dry" Mop Cloth, or Microfiber "Wet" Mop Cloth to prevent loose dirt or grit from scratching your floor's finish.
  • Use non-staining walk-off mats by the entrance of all outside doorways.
  • Use Mohawk FloorCare Essentials Hard Surface Cleaner and a Bona X Microfiber wet mop cloth to remove footmarks and most stubborn dirt. Never use excessive amounts of water on your laminate floor.
  • Never use scouring substances, abrasive cleaners, paste waxes or any floor polishes on your Mohawk Laminate Floor.
  • Marks and stubborn stains can easily be removed with Acetone™ nail polish remover or other mild, solvents containing alcohol.
  • Felt pads should be affixed to the base of all furniture legs and drip trays should be placed underneath any planted pots. Movable furniture should be fitted with wide, rubber rollers.
  • The use of Mohawk FloorCare Essentials Hard Surface Cleaner on a regular basis is all you need to do to keep your floor looking beautiful for many years.
  • Hardened glue left over after your floor is installed can be removed with Acetone™ nail polish remover or special glue solvents.


  • Use Mohawk Floor Care Essentials Hard Surface Cleaner on a regular basis. (NEVER USE: Abrasive pads and cleaners, including nylon scouring pads, steel wool, Comet, Soft Scrub, etc. which may damage the finish.)
  • Footprints and dirt easily wipe away with a moist Bona X Microfiber cloth. (Wring cloth well before use.) It is recommended to remove any wet spills immediately to avoid liquid penetration into the seams.
  • Use felt protectors or approved nylon pads under furniture and replace all hard plastic or metal rollers on furniture with soft rubber rollers.
  • Use caution when moving large appliances such as refrigerator, ranges, etc. Use protective mats at exterior entrances and in heavy traffic areas.
  • Always remove loose dirt by sweeping. Mop using Mohawk Floor Care Essentials Hard Surface Cleaner and a Bona X Microfiber "Wet" Mop Cloth. Use only a slightly damp mop.
Don't use "mop-and-shine" products. They'll leave a dull film. Never wax or polish your floor.