Higgins Flooring Services is the leader in flooring maintenance and restoration, offering one of the best commercial resilient flooring preventative and restorative floor care solutions in New England. Resilient flooring includes many different manufactured products, including linoleum, sheet vinyl, vinyl composition tile (VCT), eco-friendly cork (sheet or tile), rubber and more.
While resilient floors are deemed to be extremely durable and long-lasting, they do require a regular cleaning and maintenance service to keep an optimal appearance. Improper use of chemicals and harsh cleaners can quickly damage resilient floors, at Higgins Flooring Services we use manufacturer approved floor cleaners, ensuring you get the best results and longest life out of your floors.
Flooring projects in commercial areas and public spaces can come with their own challenges, such as a need for very little downtime. Higgins is able to meet even the most aggressive schedules through good communication and project management while maintaining our focus on quality flooring care. A cleaning and maintenance program that is proactive versus reactive is the key to making sure your resilient floors look and feel their best, and last for a long time.
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Our commercial carpet cleaning services include:
- A free, on-site estimate
- A comprehensive assessment of your resilient flooring
- Spot and stain removal
- Polishing and sealing of resilient flooring
- Wear pattern protection
- Minor repairs, if needed
- Cleaning times scheduled at your convenience.
WHY SHOULD I GET MY RESILIENT FLOORS PROFESSIONALLY CLEANED?
Over time even resilient surfaces can start to show wear and ground in dirt. While mopping and a regular cleaning schedule can help remove surface dirt our flooring specialists can help get out deep staining and maintain the luster and cleanliness of your resilient flooring.
IS PROFESSIONAL RESILIENT FLOOR CLEANING EXPENSIVE?
Professional cleaning is a fraction of the price compared to getting your resilient floors replaced. Letting us refurbish your floors allows you to bypass contacting a contractor and creating a disruption to your business, to replace your floors, which may be more expensive. Call today to get an estimate from one of our professionals.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO GET THE RESILIENT FLOORS AT MY BUSINESS PROFESSIONALLY CLEANED?
Typically, it should not take more than a few hours depending on the size of the area to be cleaned. It’s best to allow 24 hours for drying to allow the floor to cure properly.
WILL A PROFESSIONAL RESILIENT FLOOR CLEANING BE DISRUPTIVE TO MY BUSINESS?
No matter which option you choose, we can perform service after hours and your floors will be ready for use and walk-on traffic within a matter of a few hours. Your trained technician can tell you the cure times you will need based on the service option you choose.
CAN I USE HOUSEHOLD CLEANING PRODUCTS ON MY RESILIENT FLOORS?
General household cleaners, such as ammonia and bleach can damage resilient floors while using natural solutions and methods on your resilient flooring ensures its beauty we recommend regular maintenance to remove the build-up of dirt and grime.
HOW OFTEN DO I NEED TO GET MY RESILIENT FLOORS PROFESSIONALLY CLEANED?
The frequency of getting your resilient floors professionally cleaned depends on finishing option and the amount of traffic the area sees. To keep your floors in good condition, we recommend they be cleaned and refreshed every 6-12 months, depending on traffic and severity of damage.
To keep your resilient floors in your business looking there best and in good shape, we recommend setting up your business on the Higgins Floor Care Program to provide regular care and maintenance which can help extend the life of any flooring options.
WHEN WILL I BE ABLE TO WALK ON MY RESILIENT FLOORS AFTER A CLEANING?
Allow a drying time of at least one to two hours before walking on it. It’s best to allow 24 hours for drying to allow the floor to cure properly.
WILL THERE BE AN ODOR?
You may notice a faint scent. The amount of time it takes for the odor to dissipate is usually within an hour but varies based on air circulation, heat, and humidity. An advantage of using our water-based finishes is they have less harmful fumes than oil-based finishes thanks to their low volatile organic compounds (VOC) levels.
I THINK MY RESILIENT FLOORS MAY NEED TO BE REPLACED. WHAT SHOULD I DO?
Call and one of our trained professionals they will come to your business to inspect your floors. He/she will recommend the best way to restore your floors or provide you options to repair damaged areas at a much lower cost than replacement. We offer multiple cleaning and restorative options that can remove the deepest of scuffs, dents, and wear. And this process is a fraction of the price compared to getting your resilient floors replaced.
DO I NEED TO DO ANYTHING PRIOR TO THE TECHNICIAN ARRIVING FOR MY SCHEDULED SERVICE?
Yes, we ask that you remove breakables from the tops of furniture in the break-room, lobby, conference room and other areas we will be cleaning. Pick up items from the floor such as rugs, plants, trash containers, recycle bins, file cabinets, chairs, etc. Vacuum or dust mop all debris on resilient floors prior to your cleaning. If items are too large to move, consult with your technician.
ARE THERE INSTRUCTIONS TO FOLLOW AFTER MY RESILIENT FLOORS ARE CLEANED?
It’s best to allow a drying time of at least one to two hours. Be cautious and protect floors from getting wet for 24 hours after application of either finish as it is not yet thoroughly cured. You can return furniture to your floors (with suggested use of felt pads) after 24 hours and return rugs to floors after 24 hours.