Hardwood floors can be spot cleaned or cleaned entirely and disinfected with chlorine bleach if they are contaminated with mold or mildew.
Bleach white vinyl flooring.
White vinegar is another product that has had some success.
Is it lighter than the overall color of the vinyl floor or is it some sort of discoloration.
Apply straight white vinegar to the stained area and allow it to set.
The flooring company confirmed this and unfortunately did.
Do you know how it happened.
Removing bleach stains from vinyl flooring.
Linoleum tile vinyl and concrete floors can be cleaned on a regular basis with chlorine bleach.
Although the methods described here won t harm most vinyl floors we strongly recommend that you test them in a closet or on a section of flooring that s hidden by furniture.
Use white rags only.
Once the finish is gone vinegar can t help you.
How do i remove a bleach stain from a vinyl floor.
Instead you need to look for ph neutral cleaners.
Vinyl is also inexpensive looks attractive and has a cushioned core which makes your floors more comfortable to walk on and warmer than tile or wood.
High ph detergents are corrosive and can damage the flooring.
You should sweep or vacuum your flooring to remove larger dirt and debris.
The best way to protect your vinyl flooring is to put down floor mats around entrances to help stop big dirt and debris.
Rinse thoroughly with clean water and allow to dry.
My local flooring company said that undiluted bleach would have to be left on a vinyl floor for quite an extended period of time before causing any discoloration due to protection from its wear layer.
Just as with fabric i expected that bleach damage to the floor would be irreversible.
The best cleaners are ph neutral ones such as plain water or a solution of 1 ounce of mild dish detergent per gallon of water.
Bleach is a natural whitener and can sometimes remove the yellowing.
The mats can be washed but they trap particles that can wear down the finish of your floor.
It looks like black plastic stuff.
Dear floors to your home my sister uses bleach in her water to clean the floors.
Since standing water can damage or stain vinyl flooring it s important to use a microfiber mop as opposed to a string mop when you re cleaning.
Well she used the same mop on all floors so now my vinyl flooring has started shedding.
Apply with a soft cloth.
Bleach will damage hardwood floors when used in a strong enough solution to kill bacteria.
You should avoid cleaning vinyl floors with ammonia or bleach.
It is always helpful to know a little more about the stain.
Chemicals that dissolve stains can also make fabric colors bleed and stain your floor.
I have told her many times not to use bleach on the wood look floors.