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Here is some top tips for cleaning and maintaining Amtico LVT flooring.

Written by: Yarl Christie

Published on: July 22, 2021

How to Clean & Maintain Amtico Flooring

Looking to get the most out of your new Amtico floor? Constructed with high-quality LVT (luxury vinyl tiles), Amtico floors are some of the most luxurious on the market.

Amtico are one of the top LVT floor brands and their vinyl tiles provide exceptional durability and impressive realistic effects. One of the best things about them, is how easy they are to maintain. The manufacturer has their own cleaning and maintenance guide for each of its products. Here, we will look at some of the top tips the brand has shared for cleaning and caring for Amtico flooring.

Protecting the Surface of your Amtico Tiles

Amtico floors are naturally tough against dents and scratches thanks to a unique surface coating. However, things like heavy furniture and high heels can still damage your new floor.

If you are looking to keep your Amtico floor free from dents and scratches, there are a couple of tips you should follow. The first is to use protective felt feet on heavy furniture legs. This will prevent the floor from being scratched if the furniture is moved. It also helps to prevent against dents which may develop over time.

You can also spread heavy furniture around the room, ensuring weight is evenly distributed. Of course, avoiding walking over the floor in high heels is also a good tip to follow.

Eliminating Dirt and Dust

Like with all LVT flooring, you will find Amtico floors are a breeze to keep clean. To keep dirt and dust at bay, remember to sweep the floor regularly. Alternatively, you could give it a daily vacuum to ensure dirt and dust is fully picked up, rather than just moved across the floor.

We also recommend using entrance mats to reduce the amount of dirt and dust trailed across the floor.

Eliminating dirt and Dust from your Amtico floor tiles

Mop Amtico LVT Regularly

Alongside vacuuming or sweeping the floor daily, you should also aim to mop the floor regularly. Once a week is typically enough, depending upon how much foot traffic the floor is exposed to.

For best results, invest in the Amtico Floorcare maintainer. This is designed specifically for Amtico flooring.

Mop your Amtico flooring regularly

Deep Clean Once a Year

The final step to keeping your Amtico floor looking like new, is to give it a deep clean once a year. The manufacturer has created a deep cleaning solution you can use to give the floor a brand-new look.

First, use the Floorcare Stripper to remove deeply ingrained dirt. This will need to be left on for 10 minutes before being rinsed off twice. After the floor has dried, you can then use the brand’s Floorcare Dressing, giving it a beautiful fresh look.

Deep clean your Amtico flooring once a year

If you follow the tips above, your Amtico floor will look and perform like new for many years to come.

About The Author

Yarl Christie

Yarl is the Managing Director of Stories Flooring. started his career in the flooring industry by becoming a floor fitter at the age of 18 (2004). Yarl finally decided to move with the times and set up an online flooring store (Flooring Yorkshire, 2018). He works closely with the business managers and resource team to source new products from wholesalers, which in turn brings down the sale price. This enables Stories Flooring to be one of the leading UK flooring retailers.