How to get rid of floor polish
The Effective Way To Get Rid Of Floor Polish
By Jane K - 31 of Aug, 2021
Floor polish normally is a great product that will leave your floor looking brand new and shiny. However, there may come a time when you decide to refinish an object. Floor polish can hinder your finishing process. You may have also accidentally gotten floor polish where you did not want it to go. Floor polish can also create a hazard, as it can create a very slick surface.
Whether your floor polish is a mistake that needs to be removed or you just want to repolish the floors, the steps below can help you to remove the unwanted polish. There are many types of floors that can be polished, such as wood, tile, or stone. The steps below should be safe for most types of floors, however, it is always best to test a cleaning solution in a small, hidden area first.
You need to prepare
Steps to Remove the polish:
Do not let wood floors stay wet for very long as the water can cause warping or cracking.
Always wear gloves and ventilate the area well when working with ammonia. For more ammonia safety information
If your floor polish is wax-based, a commercial wax remover would also work well to remove it.⁴
When removing old floor polish, be aware that it will be thicker in corners as it does not get as worn away there, so you may need to repeat the cleaning process in corners twice.²