REJUVENATION OF TIMBER FLOORS.
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Prior to the re oiling of floors, the area should be clean and dry. Rejuvenation is easily carried out when the floor either looks too dry or does not repel water. No sanding is required therefore no dust is created.
Remove all small items of furniture, mats, etc off the floor. Large furniture pieces may be left in place. Thoroughly vacuum and clean the area with the Livos TRENA PH Neutral Cleaner #556 and ensure the surface is completely dry. If the surface is badly soiled, cleaning with the Latis Intensive Cleaner may be required. Alternatively one may use a maroon pad (light abrasive) and then oil. Once rejuvenated, wait 2 weeks before washing the floor again.
Small Highly Stressed Areas eg. Kitchen Simply apply a few drops of the original oil used onto the cleaned surface with a soft polishing cloth. Leave for 10-15 minutes. Wipe the surface dry. Stay off the area overnight.
It may be more practical to use a machine for large areas. Work a small amount of the original oil used into the surface with a white pad (soft, non abrasive). Very little oil is used to rejuvenate the surface. See picture below. Wipe off any excess oil left on the surface after 10-15 minutes. Work in
small areas. Remain off the floor overnight.
Frequently Wet Areas
On frequently damp areas (walls, floor, benches etc.), remove water droplets, otherwise hard to remove traces of calcium and other minerals dissolved in water, can build up grey and white veils on the timber surfaces after many years of usage. Application depends on size of area –see above.
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