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Should waxed floors be cleaned with hot or cold water?

Hot water
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Cold water
57%
There is no signficant difference
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Question: Should waxed floors be cleaned with hot or cold water?
Top Answer (57% of 64 votes): Cold water.

Answer: Cold water
Explanation: Alsways cold water and water only. Never use cleaner in your mop water or hot water to mop the floor. Cleaners eat at the wax and will not last as long. Never soak the floor either, this causes the floor to look dull and causes more dust. Use a damp mop with cold water!!
SparKlean
Answer: Cold water
Explanation: Mopping should be done with cold water and a neutral cleaner. If hot water is used on a waxed VCT floor, it can cause the wax to come up with the mop and also gives the wax a cloudy appearance. Also, do not use harsh cleaners to mop a VCT floor. Bleach or ammonia based products will strip wax off of the VCT floor.
Pro Clean
Answer: Cold water
Explanation: For waxed floors you need to use cold water, hot water might damage the finish.
AJ Services
ProMatcher
Answer: Cold water
Explanation: Cold water only to strip waxed floors and to rinse floors prior to adding finish
Ace Janitor Service Inc.
Answer: There is no signficant difference
Explanation: Hot water makes it easier to break the wax down.
Lakewood Building Maintenance
Answer: There is no signficant difference
Explanation: There is little difference when cleaning with hot or cold water depending upon the type of clean. We use hot water on all our ice cream shops - for obvious reasons. But normally the chemical is what needs to be cleared for proper use.
QCS Building Services Inc.
ProMatcher
Answer: Cold water
Explanation: Hot will some time's remove wax
Sky JP cleaning
Answer: There is no signficant difference
Explanation: A cleaner cannot make the water hot enough to reactivate the wax.
Patton Building Services
Answer: Cold water
Explanation: hot water can damage or peel off wax
Hurtado's cleaning services
ProMatcher
Answer: Cold water
Explanation: The cold water will not effect the finish
Building Pro Commercial Cleaning
Answer: Cold water
Explanation: Most cleaning products today call for cold water
Castlekeep Maintenance Co., LLC
Answer: Cold water
Explanation: Hot water softens and removes some of the wax.
Mighty Clean Services
ProMatcher
Answer: There is no signficant difference
Explanation: There is no significant difference in what the temperature of water as some people say that hot water will make the wax sticky wax is as hard as glass it will not get sticky because of tap water being hot
Daisy Maids & Acme Cleaning Service
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