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Keeping floors looking their best in a commercial setting can be a challenge. Ensuring the correct regular cleaning and maintenance routine is important for floors to remain in the best condition. To help you on your journey to pristine floors, we have put together a set of guides on ‘how to clean floors’ for the most common commercial floor types, including wood, vinyl, lino, tiles, concrete, marble, limestone, and safety flooring. Whether you need to tackle daily cleaning, periodic deep cleaning, or protective finishing, our detailed floor care guides aim to give a clear overview on the best practices for commercial spaces.

How clean Vinyl floor

The ultimate guide to keeping Vinyl Floors looking pristine

Keeping vinyl floors sparkling clean is important for both appearance and hygiene. At Victor Floorcare, we manufacture a range of powerful cleaning machines built for commercial use that can be used on all types of hard floors, including vinyl.

In this guide from the experts at Victor Floorcare, we will walk through the key things you need to know about cleaning vinyl flooring. We'll cover the best methods and products to use for routine cleaning, dealing with stains and spills, and occasionally deep cleaning vinyl floors.

Properly caring for the vinyl floors will keep them looking fresh, prevent buildup of dirt and contaminants, and extend the usable lifetime of the flooring. Our tips will help you choose the right vinyl floor cleaners, utilise cleaning equipment for best results, and develop good vinyl floor cleaning habits.

Equipment and Chemicals

Rotary Machines

For periodic deep cleaning, use Victor Floorcare's high-performance rotary machines. These machines effectively remove embedded dirt and stains.

Select the appropriate brush or pad based on the level of soiling and the type of vinyl floor.

Vacuum Cleaners

Prior to deep cleaning, vacuum the floor to remove loose dirt and debris. Victor Floorcare offers powerful vacuum cleaners suitable for this purpose.

Cleaning Solution

Choose a neutral pH vinyl floor cleaning solution recommended by Victor Floorcare to prevent damage to the floor's finish.

Always follow the manufacturer's guidelines when selecting cleaning solutions.

Periodic Deep Cleaning


  • Clear the floor of furniture and obstacles.
  • Conduct a thorough vacuuming to remove loose dirt.

Application of Cleaning Solution

  • Dilute the cleaning solution as per the manufacturer's instructions.
  • Apply the solution evenly on the floor using the rotary machine.

Rotary Machine Cleaning

  • Run the rotary machine over the floor, ensuring even coverage.
  • Pay extra attention to high-traffic areas.
  • Follow a systematic pattern for optimal results.


  • Rinse the floor with clean water to remove any residual cleaning solution.
  • Use a wet vacuum or mop to remove excess water.


  • Allow the floor to dry completely before allowing foot traffic.
  • Use fans to expedite the drying process if necessary.

Regular Maintenance

Daily Cleaning

  • Sweep or vacuum the floor daily to remove surface dirt.
  • Use a damp mop with a diluted cleaning solution for routine cleaning.

Spot Cleaning

  • Immediately clean spills to prevent staining.
  • Use a soft cloth or mop with a mild cleaning solution for spot cleaning.

Chemical Selection

  • Avoid using abrasive or acidic cleaners as they can damage the vinyl.
  • Always test a small, inconspicuous area before applying any new cleaning product.

Dos and Don'ts


  • Follow the recommended cleaning schedule for your commercial space.
  • Use furniture protectors to prevent scratches and scuffs.
  • Place entrance mats to reduce the amount of dirt entering the premises.


  • Avoid dragging heavy furniture across the floor to prevent scratches.
  • Do not use wax or polish products.
FAQs on How to Clean a Vinyl Floor

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