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Can luxury vinyl flooring be steam cleaned?

Thursday, December 16, 2021 12:00 AM

Keeping your new luxury vinyl tile and plank floors clean is an essential requirement for the upkeep of your new floors. However, many homeowners want to know if steam cleaning is feasible for these materials. Therefore, we want to take a few brief moments to tell you why we do not recommend the procedure for these materials.

Find out more about your luxury vinyl plank or tile
It's essential to keep your new luxury vinyl plank and tile flooring clean, and there are many ways to accomplish the task, including specialty cleaners and some types of household cleaners. However, steam cleaning is one method that isn’t recommended for this flooring type.

While the floors are waterproof, they cannot hold up under the heat and pressure applied during the steam cleaning process. So, for the best results for any luxury vinyl, it's best to steer clear of steam cleaning to avoid damage.

Manufacturers also warn against steam cleaner usage, which could potentially void your warranty, should anything happen to your floors during the process. To find out about better alternate cleaning methods, be sure to visit our showroom for more information today.

We offer the best luxury vinyl plank and tile
When you visit Prestige Flooring Center, you'll find plenty of options for flooring that are sure to meet your requirements, however large the remodel. Our associates are standing by to ensure you find the perfect match for your needs and preferences and will work alongside you from start to finish.

We serve Cathedral City, Indio, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, La Quinta, Coachella, Desert Hot Springs, Indian Wells, or Sky Valley. We invite you to visit our showroom in Palm Springs, CA. You’re sure to find the best LVT or LVP flooring for any room of your home, so stop by today.