Tile repair

We can perform repairs from anything from a missing tile to restretching carpeting or replacing broken down pads. Call us for a quote!

Warehouse flooring recommends regular maintenance to keep your flooring looking like new. Smart, proper care and upkeep will keep your floors looking great and your home looking as beautiful and stylish as ever.

 

Carpet Care

  • Don’t track dirt inside. Place walk-off mats outside all entrances.
  • Use a quality carpet pad.
  • Occasionally move heavy furniture.
  • Consider using carpet protectors under the legs of tables, chairs and other furniture.
  • Protect carpet when moving furniture.
  • Clean your area rugs.
  • Reduce periods of direct sunlight.
  • Vacuum frequently for long-term beauty.
  • Extend the life of your carpet with a quality vacuum. Consult Floorco Flooring for the best choice based on your carpet selection.
  • Manufacturers recommend steam cleaning every 12-18 months

 

Carpet Spot/Spill Removal

  • Remove as much of food spills as possible by scraping the carpet gently with a spoon or dull knife.
  • Always blot, never rub or scrub abrasively.
  • Absorb wet spills quickly by blotting repeatedly with white paper or white cloth towels.
  • When blotting, work from the outer edge in toward the center of the spot to avoid spreading the spill.
  • Remove a stain using one of the following cleaning items:
    • White cloth or white paper towels
    • Detergent solution (mix 1/4 teaspoon of a non-cloudy detergent to 32 ounces of water)
    • Vinegar solution (mix 1 part white vinegar to 1 part water)
    • Ammonia solution (mix 1 tablespoon of ammonia to 1 cup of water)
    • Non-oily nail polish remover
    • Chewing gum remover (freeze or solid type)
    • Spot removers (designed specifically for grease, oil or tar)
    • Specialty spot remover (available from cleaning industry suppliers)
  • Rinse the cleaned carpet area with water to remove residue.
  • Absorb any remaining moisture by placing several layers of white towels over the spot and weight them down with a heavy object.

Hardwood Care

  • Use a damp cloth to blot spills and spots as soon as they happen.
  • Sweep, dust or vacuum the floor regularly.
  • Periodically clean the floor with a hard surfaces floor cleaner.
  • Use protective mats.
  • Use felt protectors on furniture.
  • Maintain a normal indoor relative humidity level between 35% and 65%.
  • Avoid sharp or pointed objects.
  • Avoid walking with stiletto-style heels, spiked golf shoes or cleats.
  • Keep your pets’ nails trimmed to keep them from creating scratches.
  • Rearrange your rugs and furniture.
  • Protect the floor when moving furniture.
  • Avoid using abrasive scrubbing tools as they will leave scratches.

Tile and Stone Care

  • Wipe with a damp mop at least once a week.
  • Choose a cleanser that is compatible with grout cleaning and won’t stain.
  • Use protective mats.
  • Add protective pads to furniture.
  • Check cure time before adding grout sealer.
  • Use a penetrating sealer on quarry tiles.

Laminate Care

  • Use a damp cloth to blot spills and spots as soon as they happen.
  • Sweep, dust or vacuum the floor regularly.
  • Periodically clean the floor with products made specifically for laminate.
  • Do not wash or wet mop the floor with soap, water, oil-soap detergent or any other liquid cleaning material.
  • Do not use steel wool, abrasive, strong ammoniated or chlorinated type cleaners.
  • Do not use any type of buffing or polishing machine.
  • Do not use abrasive scrubbing tools as they will leave scratches.
  • Maintain a normal indoor relative humidity level between 35% and 65%.
  • Avoid excessive exposure to water during periods of inclement weather.
  • Keep your pets’ nails trimmed to keep them from creating scratches.
  • Never try to slide heavy objects across the floor.
  • Accidental damage can be repaired with a flooring touch-up or color-fill kit.

Vinyl Care

  • Use non-staining, walk-off mats or rugs made especially for vinyl floors at every outside entry to the room.
  • Wipe up spots and spills immediately.
  • Sweep, dust or vacuum the floor regularly.
  • When sweeping, dusting or vacuuming is insufficient, mop the floor with clean, warm water.
  • If water alone does not clean the surface, use cleaning products recommended by the manufacturer.
  • If you are unable to determine the recommendations, use one tablespoon of liquid dish washing detergent to one quart of water or one tablespoon of clear ammonia to one quart of lukewarm water.
  • Make sure you rinse the surface after cleaning to avoid leaving behind a film.
  • Avoid using abrasive scrubbing tools as they will leave scratches.
  • In the event that your floor gets a cut or gouge, cover the area immediately and contact your retailer.