Amtico Floor Cleaning Service Birmingham
Tile & Stone Medic Birmingham have spent years providing professional restoration services not only for natural stone and tile, but for synthetic floor types, too. Among the wide variety of synthetic floors available, Amtico remains one of the most popular, and we have plenty of experience extending the lifespan of this floor in various homes and businesses.
Amtico is an extremely cost effective choice for synthetic flooring. Not only does it come in a range of attractive finishes but it is also highly durable. That said, Amtico flooring will still need occasional maintenance to keep it looking great and damage free. If you have Amtico flooring in your home or business and you’re curious about our cleaning and maintenance solutions, get in touch with our friendly team today to find out how we can help.
How Amtico flooring can become damaged
Most issues we see with Amtico flooring are marks to the surface in one form or another. Like many other floor types, Amtico will develop marks and scratches if it interacts with hard or sharp objects. In the home this can often happen when moving furniture or if cookware is dropped. Furniture cups and similar solutions offer a degree of protection, but where the floor has already become marked, a range of fillers and polishing solutions can be applied to lessen, if not remove entirely, the damage.
Whilst Amtico is not as porous as limestone and similar natural materials, liquid damage will occur if spillages are not promptly wiped up. The narrow seams between the individual tiles are the most vulnerable point of entry for liquids. Delamination will eventually occur where Amtico has been excessively damp.
If not regularly swept, dirt will accumulate on the surface of Amtico and discolour its surface. This is more noticeable with lighter coloured finishes but should be treated in all cases to prevent bacterial build up and odour.
How to care for Amtico flooring
Care should be taken over which cleaning equipment and products are applied to Amtico flooring. Steam cleaners should never be used since they can cause irreparable delamination to the surface. Even some vacuum cleaners are unsuitable, so proceed with caution. If in doubt, our friendly technicians are happy to offer advice and services. Our experience with Amtico means we will never use products or equipment that will damage your floor.
How we clean Amtico flooring
Our workflow is quick, efficient and effective. We begin with a dry clean of the surface with a brush or mop to remove build up dust that could hamper the rest of the cleaning process. When the floor is clear of obstruction we can apply stripper. Stripper works to loosen stubborn dirt which has attached itself to the Amtico, without risking any damage to the floor itself. The stripper is then allowed to dwell on the Amtico for a short time before being washed off.
With the floor stripped we can then begin to dress it. A couple of coats of dresser are required to complete the job, and depending on the size of the room this will take around an hour, including drying time. Different coats are applied at right angles to achieve the most durable finish on the floor.
To finish, the Amtico can be polished to a satin or high sheen. Where you would like a specific finish please discuss this with one of our team and we’ll be happy to find a solution that works for you.
Working with us
Our polite, punctual technicians want to make working with us as easy as possible. We’ll arrive on time and, barring anything unexpected, complete jobs within the given time frame. All work will be carried out in accordance with proper health and safety procedure and risk assessments will be taken where necessary. If you have special access requirements or business hours that need to be kept in mind we will be flexible and find a solution.
Could you benefit from out Amtico floor cleaning service? Or perhaps you’re curious about our maintenance contracts? Whatever your needs, our friendly team would be happy to help, so why not contact Tile & Stone Medic Birmingham today?
We always work in the most considerate way possible. Work will be tailored to your needs and will fit around your schedule where possible. We avoid bringing loud or bulky machinery into your home and when a job is complete we thoroughly clean up after ourselves to leave your space looking as tidy as it did when we arrived.
Whilst we may use specialist chemicals in the course of our work, we can assure you that by the time we leave all residues will be gone and your tile or stone flooring will be perfectly safe for everyone to use. We work to extremely high standards of health and safety, conducting proper risk assessments where appropriate and never putting you or anyone else in danger.