Regular cleaning as part of planned regime will maintain both the effectiveness and life span of the matting or tiles. The matting has both anti-bacterial and anti-fungal additives to protect against fungal and bacterial contamination, but regular cleaning is also recommended to remove light grease and oils, food fat, wax and acrylic polishes
Check the matting is free from any loose items like litter and
Regular hand cleaning should be done as required, using an alkaline
cleaning fluid* as per the manufacturer’s instructions.
The matting can be cleaned in position – simply apply the cleaning
solution with a sprayer or mop and allow to penetrate any grease
or dirt. You can then use a stiff deck brush to work the cleaning
fluid into the surface dirt. Allow to soak before rinsing with clean
How frequently you machine clean will depend on how much
traffic the area gets. Spray the surface with the alkaline solution
and then, using a cylindrical brush machine, clean the top surface
in the direction of the top ribs. If there’s an etched pattern on the
top ribs where dirt can easily collect, make additional cross passes
to ensure a thorough clean.
If the underside of the matting also needs a clean, roll it up and
then roll back out, leaving the underside facing upwards. Repeat
the spray and above cleaning instructions.
Any type of steam cleaner can be used. Good results have been
obtained with nozzle pressure of approximately 1000 lbs p.s.i.
(6894.8 kN/m˛) and water temperature of approximately 212°F.
Cleaning fluid should be diluted according to the manufacturer’s