Terrazzo floors are most beautiful after following a
regimen of polishing and buffing.
Regular Cleaning Procedures and Maintenance
New Terrazzo Floors:
Clean new terrazzo floors with a cleaning solution that
contains a polishing agent. Apply the agent to small
areas at a time. Scrub the cleaned area with red pad
on a floor machine or auto scrubber. Once the area has
been scrubbed, remove the excess solution with a wet
vacuum. Rinse the area thoroughly and remove the excess
rinse with a wet vacuum. Mop the area twice with a clean
mop. After the floor has dried, apply a sealer, following
the instructions on the label.
Existing Terrazzo Floors:
Floors that already have an applied sealer may be maintained
with a polishing agent. Daily floor polishing will yield
a glossy floor finish. Always make sure to dust mop
the floor before using an auto scrubber or floor machine.
Polishing products and cleaning regimens are provided
by several manufacturers.
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