Home Improvement

Taking Care of Click Lock Rubber Tiles 

The finest-quality rubber tiles (กระเบื้อง ยาง, which is the term in Thai) flooring is the one that includes low-maintenance and is highly durable. The liquids can neither stain the rubber tiles, and it is quite difficult to have the material damaged due to the physical impact, thanks to the tiles’ yielding nature and resilience. Rubber flooring is burn-resistant and isn’t susceptible to mildew or mold either. 

The debris and the dirt gently settle on the surface, hence making the floor easy-to-clean.

Keep This in Mind If Your Rubber Flooring Was Recently Installed

If your click lock rubber tile (กระเบื้อง ยาง click lock, term in Thai) flooring was installed with the help of an adhesive, then avoid cleaning it before 72 hours post-installation. This will enable the adhesive some time to get a firmer grip. After three days, you can complete the installation and can treat the floor normally.

The Equipment Needed for Cleaning

  • Broom
  • Vacuum
  • Mop
  • Bucket
  • Sponge
  • Cleaning rags
  • Cleaning brush
  • Grade buffing machine

The Materials Needed

  • Non-acidic cleansing agent.
  • White vinegar
  • White toothpaste (if you need it)
  • Rubber floor conditioner (if needed)
  • Fabric softener (optional)

The Procedure

Creating the Cleaning Solution

For cheap and natural rubber tiles flooring solution, mix a cup of white vinegar into one gallon of hot water and you can use this solution to clean/disinfect the floor either with a mop, sponge, or cloth. You can add a few drops of lemon juice and essential oil of your preference for an aromatic effect.

Wash with A Mop

Is it fine to mop the click-lock rubber tiles? Yes, it is. If you notice a nasty stain on your rubber tiles, you can always wet wash it with the help of a mop, sans bothering about the material being damaged.

Aim for Spotless Clean

If you have a stain that denies going away and is set in deeply, then you can utilize a concentrated cleaning agent combined with a hand brush to apply additional pressure on the floor. Clean vigorously if you want, but ensure not to press it so hard, that the brush bristles result in floor scars.

Buff, Buff, and Buff

A click-lock rubber tile conditioner can be used on the floor surface either with your hand or with a clock or even by a grade buff machine. If you’re opting for the machine, then check that it operates under 350 revolutions/minute or you can run into the possibility of damaging the floor. By scheduling periodic conditioning, you can have the lustrous shine restored that your rubber tile was when installed.