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How To Clean Concrete?

Are you unsatisfied with the finish of your concrete floors? Are you wondering how to clean concrete floors, slabs or countertops? Contact Xtreme Polishing Systems - we will make every effort to improve the looks of concrete floors. Be it patios, sidewalks, driveways or front offices our professions, who hold an experience of many years, bring your floors back to life safely and naturally!

The concrete floors get dirty easily. Although they take up dirt very gradually, they need to be cleaned at regular intervals. They take up a lot of grime from dirty, oily cars parked in driveways; spilled grease and so on. Cleaning them periodically will add to their everlasting beauty as well as extend their life.

Xtreme Polishing Systems being into the industry for more than 15 years follows a proper method to restore that 'new' look of the floors.

The professionals first and foremost determine which tools and cleaners will be the best suited for cleaning your particular types of concrete floors. This is so because different concrete needs a different cleaning procedure.

Next, they prepare the area by sweeping loose debris off the floors by using push broom and later dust mop (a soft cotton one). If you are to make sure how to clean concrete driveways then a vacuum could be used to sweep the driveways.

A canvas cloth is put on any plants or other things around to avoid damage to them from sprays.

For indoors concrete such as an enclosed patio or garage, a mild cleaner is preferred. A mix of good old oxygen bleach in approximately five gallons of warm water is used. The solution is sprayed thoroughly over every section. It is required to wait for almost twenty minutes to let the bleach do its thing.

The dirt that was actually beneath the layers is mopped with scrub or patio broom whilst rinsing and wringing the broom/ mop after every few minutes. The dirt is washed away with clean warm water to rinse any residue.

Using concrete cleaning chemicals such as rejuvenating cleaners, stain protectors, lithium densifiers and so the various spots are cleaned. To clean driveways' fresh motor oil spots an old fashioned kitty litter is prayed and is left overnight. Next morning the floors are swept off and rinsed thoroughly.

A variety of commercial chemicals and solutions such as TSP and muriatic acid are used for getting rid of different types of stains.

Professionals at Xtreme Polishing Systems use pressure washer to get away with stubborn dirt. The power washer throws not less than four gallons of spray at 3000psi letting the professionals meticulously clean the floors.

At Xtreme Polishing Systems all the professionals are trained for how to clean concrete floors. They are made to take part in regular workshops.