care, your floors can be enjoyed for a lifetime. To keep Qu-Cork
Flooing looking good for years, we recommend the following
Properties of Cork Floors
other wood products cork contains natural pigments.
Therefore, fading will occur when exposed to harsh direct
sunlight. It is advisable to use drapes, etc. to protect
your floors from harsh sunlight. Harsh sunlight has the
effect of yellowing the floor in the fading process.
other wood products cork flooring expands and contracts with
changes in humidity and temperature. A relative humidity
range of 45% - 60% and room temperature setting of 65F-80F
degrees should be maintained at all times
Improving the Life of your Wood Floors
Remove dry dirt, loose debris, etc. to avoid scratches.
Lightly Dampen a Cloth or Mop with a Qu-Cork Cleaner
to clean the wood floor in 8’ x 8’ sections. Never spray
any product directly on the wood floor. NEVER POUR WATER
DIRECTLY ON THE FLOOR IN THE CLEANING PROCESS, like all
natural wood floors exposure to water should be minimized.
Clean each section with a back and forth motion.
dirty, change out the mop cloth with a clean terry cloth.
marks, stubborn spots, etc., can be removed by spraying
Qu-Cork Spray Cleaner on a clean cloth and wipe
vigorously over the spotted areas.
Immediately wipe up spills with Qu-Cork Spray
Cleaner on a soft cloth.
protect the floor against scratches, equip all furniture
with furniture glides or felt pads.
Vacuum the floor regularly to remove dirt and grit.
doormats at the entrance to trap dirt and debris. Area rugs
are well suited in high traffic areas and where the floor
might be exposed to moisture, i.e., in front of the dish
washer, kitchen sink, and bathroom doors.
only Qu-Cork Spray Cleaner or other approved wood
flooring cleaner on your floors. Other household cleaners
might cause build-up and/or damage your floor.
Launder mop cloths regularly.
Always use clean covers.
Minor scratches and wear are to be expected with cork
floors. Scratches may be touched up with more finish or the
floor may be recoated to look its best.
floors begin to look dull, recoat with an appropriate