How Do You Clean Floors Before Epoxy?

How Do You Clean Floors Before Epoxy?

How Do You Clean Floors Before Epoxy?

Epoxy Floor recommends that you clean your floors before epoxy application in order to avoid any possible contamination. The most effective way to clean your floors is with a professional floor cleaning company. Before applying epoxy flooring, it is important to remove all dirt and debris.

Dirt, dust, and debris can get caught in the epoxy coating and produce unsightly bubbles. To prevent this issue before application, you may apply a primer coat of flooring.

This will allow you to clean the surface thoroughly before applying the epoxy coating. It will also help eliminate any stains that have occurred on your flooring.

However, if you are in a hurry or do not have access to a professional cleaning service, you can still clean your floors yourself using the following tips.

Have a Clean Area: First, you need a clean area to work in. Ensure all furniture and other objects are moved out of the way so you can easily clean the floor.

Sweep and Mop: Sweep the floor to remove any debris. Then, use a mop to dampen the floor and remove any wet debris. Make sure to stay away from any cracks or crevices on the floor.

Clean with a House Cleaner: If the floor is very dirty or has grease or oil, you may need to use a stronger cleaner. Pour a small amount of cleaner onto the mop and spread it around the floor. Then, use the mop to scrub the surface. Be sure to cover any cracks or crevices.

Clean with a Bucket and Soap: If the floor is relatively clean, you can use a bucket and soap to clean it. Pour a small amount of soap into the bucket and add enough water to make a slurry. Swish the soap around the floor and let it sit for a few minutes. Then, scrub the surface with a scrub brush.

Clean with a Pressure Washer: If the floor is dirty or greasy, you may need to use a pressure washer. Fill the washer with water and turn it on to the highest setting.

Hold a bucket near the nozzle to catch any overspray. Slowly walk around the floor, spraying the water onto the dirt and grease. Be careful not to get any water on the epoxy.

 

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