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The optimum solution is to use hi-lo brushes with a bristle diameter Here, too, a relatively color-neutral cleaning result is achieved with of .3-.5 millimeters or a roller brush. For coarsely textured floors a non-residue and highly wetting product. The pH shouldn’t exceed in particular, usually designated as ‘flamed and brushed,’ the most 10.5, either. Continual use of non-care systems may eventually effective cleaning is achieved with a soft roller brush. If you use a lead to a lightening of the flooring’s color. Care products also help machine for cleaning, a non–residue, highly wetting cleaning to optimally conceal the formation of tracks and pathways, and to solution is recommended as well. further enhance stain resistance – in addition to the basic Basic cleaning should only be done with universal basic cleaners pro tection afforded by their seal. with a pH that doesn’t exceed 10.5. Cleaning with a conventional soap-based cleaning product is the Cleaning and care of sealed ‘soft stone’ floorings most cost-effective approach. To create a protective film after the This applies primarily to marble, limestone, concrete, waterproof floor has been installed or after a basic cleaning, it is recommended sandstone, Portuguese slate and Brazilian slate. to apply soap-based products for about 14 days at a high concen- As with any soft natural stone, a sealed soft natural stone can be tration. Once the flooring is covered with a film, the flooring can cleaned and cared for to provide decades of service. With sealing, be treated with a natural bristle brush. the impact of the cleaning can be reduced or completely eliminated This densifies and polishes the protective film. Normal dosages and lead to the ‘island effect’ (see above.) will suffice for subsequent maintenance cleaning. Because of the With proper care, soft stone floors have a tendency to darken seal, it will take a little longer for an adequate protective film to somewhat. That is why the contractor should first check with the form. To prevent ‘overcare’, the best is to switch to a non-residue owner/operator of the premises whether a color-neutral cleaning product as needed. or care program is wanted. Care programs based on applying a The same approach applies to cleaning with a machine. polymeric film find limited application because the durability on Dr. Patrick Casper, Hans-Leo Fernschild | stone surfaces is much shorter than with elastic floor coverings. markus.targiel@holzmann-medien.de Professional cleaning, hospital demands or hotel equipment – DEISS offers the perfect refuse sack for every need! The most important products for your industry – at a glance in our industry brochures. Every usage scenario places different demands on a refuse sack. These need to be identified and professionally approached. Our on-site service provides individual consultation and competent support. Learn more about us at: www.deiss.de Meet us at ISSA/Interclean in rDEISS provide DEIS Nursing HomesesHs orsenin lir be sacksufee rtai CHospndasitals aClng Amsterdam from May 6th to 9th:ieanieltcarntoprroe apphsh titrenilu wnoibs yroskcas ISS ofdisposal. portant pHere you will find the most impoHere you will find thoe mos.t importan or bin liners Hotels, Hall 1, booth 533sckasesuferetiarproppaehthtialswouposiydfesoiddvelrofiprurSoynrofrta..lhascnpoisdr brafuoor yeldofirs ftcyouorfretapriompprat isehthtiwuoyesdidlevfiorpurere you w estaurantss, CateerinngraC,Rch.narur br yoos ftcduort pe mod thl finiloy r


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