Most floor care problems are caused by improper product use. This
Problem: Finish is too sticky or tacky.
|Finish is applied too thick||Apply thin coats and allow each to|
dry before applying the next coat.
|Not enough drying time between|
|Under normal conditions finishes|
dry in 20-30 minutes. High humidity
extends drying time.
|Restorer not properly diluted or|
applied too frequently.
|Follow label instructions. Under-|
diluting or overuse can leave a
|Restorer / maintainer not burnished|
soon enough after application.
|When dry, restorer/maintainer will|
continue to soften finish if not
|Floor not properly rinsed before|
application of finish.
|Thoroughly rinse and neutralize|
floor after stripping. Use neutral
cleaner in proper dilution.
|Improper use of disinfectants.||Measure carefully and follow label|
|Separation of finish.||Finish may have been exposed to|
prolonged heat causing separation
in the product. Shake or stir before
Problem: Finish swirls or scratches
|Pad is too aggressive.||Use the recommended pad for a|
particular task whether it be
burnishing or cleaning.
|Pad is dirty.||Clean with a wire brush or put pad|
in deep sink and spray off the build-
up. Hang up to dry.
|Floor is dirty or sandy.||Use walk-off mats; dust thoroughly|
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