To maintain the floor in polished concrete in good condition, it is to apply a wet cleaning, which must be carried out using chemicals a neutral pH . As a general rule, it is not necessary to apply a dry cleaning, as the polished concrete floor does not give off a large amount of dust compared to other concrete floors.
Therefore, it is necessary to perform a wet cleaning of the surface. This consists in rubbing the surface with chemical solutions (water and neutral chemicals), which will be distributed manual or automatic washer dryers First, a cleaning industrial of the most important areas of the plants. Namely, those with the highest presence and transit. This removes older stains and dirt.
When rubbing the surface, chemicals must not dry on the concrete.This completes the cleanup. No need for a new polishing or waxing treatment. These are used occasionally and from time to time.
The cleaning, on the other hand, is characterized by being weekly or daily.
Recommendations for the maintenance of a polished concrete floor
When choosing the mechanical equipment, we recommend the use of scrubbers in microfibre or with non-abrasive discs.
The best chemicals for cleaning polished concrete floors are water-based ones.
Products based on oil or solvent should be avoided, as they create additional layers in the concrete, damaging the finish.
In addition, the use of neutral pH chemicals is preferred because they do not affect the aesthetics of the finish.
Acid or alkaline products, on the other hand, deteriorate the surface of the concrete , therefore their use must be punctual and precise.