• jake@blumontservices.com
  • Salt Lake City, UT

A clean, shiny floor can transform the look and feel of any space, whether it’s a home, office, or commercial establishment. Strip and wax floor care is a crucial aspect of maintaining the beauty and longevity of your floors, especially in high-traffic areas where dirt, grime, and scuff marks can quickly accumulate.

trip and wax floor care is a comprehensive cleaning and maintenance process designed to remove old wax buildup, dirt, stains, and imperfections from the surface of the floor, and then apply fresh wax to protect and enhance its appearance. This process is typically recommended for hard surface flooring materials such as vinyl, linoleum, terrazzo, and certain types of tile.

Benefits of Strip and Wax Floor Care:

Restores Shine: Over time, floors can lose their shine due to foot traffic, spills, and other factors. Strip and wax floor care revitalizes the appearance of dull, worn-out floors, leaving them looking glossy and new.

Protects Against Damage: Wax acts as a protective barrier, shielding the underlying floor surface from scratches, stains, and moisture damage. Regular waxing can extend the life of your floors and reduce the need for costly repairs or replacement.

Improves Cleanliness: Stripping away old wax and dirt buildup ensures a clean, sanitary surface that is easier to maintain. Sealed floors are less susceptible to staining and discoloration, making them simpler to clean and disinfect.

Enhances Safety: Waxed floors offer improved traction and slip resistance, reducing the risk of slips and falls, particularly in high-traffic areas or environments prone to spills.

The Strip and Wax Process:

Preparation: Clear the area of any furniture, debris, or obstacles. Sweep or vacuum the floor to remove loose dirt and dust.

Stripping: Apply a commercial wax stripper solution to the floor according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Allow the stripper to penetrate the old wax layer, then agitate the surface with a scrubbing machine or scrub brush to loosen dirt and grime. Finally, remove the dissolved wax and residue using a wet vacuum or mop.

Rinsing: Thoroughly rinse the floor with clean water to remove any remaining stripper residue. Repeat this step if necessary to ensure all traces of the stripper are removed.

Maintenance: Regularly sweep or dust mop the floor to remove dirt and debris, and clean up spills promptly to prevent staining. Periodically damp mop the floor with a mild detergent solution to keep it looking its best.