School floors get a lot of traffic throughout the school year. Therefore, the floor can become dull after a period of time. Waxing the school floors can help to make them keep their luster and look cleaner for a longer time. Waxing the floor also makes it easier to clean. To wax school floors, you will need a few basic items and the right technique. Waxes can either be nonbuff or buff. Although it is easier to use waxes that don't require buffing, wax that needs buffing provides a lasting effect.
Things You'll Need
- Broom or vacuum
Clean the school floor thoroughly before waxing it. Remove chairs, tables and other school furniture. Vacuum or sweep the floor to remove dust. Wipe the floor with a wet mop and allow it to dry.
Apply the wax to the school floor with a mop that has a sponge head, starting from the middle of the room toward the wall. Follow the manufacturer's instructions when applying the wax.
Let the wax dry thoroughly according to the manufacturer's required time frame. Apply a second application of wax to the floor. Allow the wax to dry thoroughly and then use a clean dry mop to buff the floor to give it a shiny luster.
- Photo Credit 6-nd floor image by Maksym Dyachenko from Fotolia.com
Floor Buffing & Waxing
The instant that foot traffic is allowed on a freshly finished VCT (vinyl composition tile) floor, the finish becomes soiled and starts...
How to Wax Hardwood Floors
Sometimes considered a controversial treatment for hardwood floors, adding wax to your hardwood floor can improve its look relatively quickly. If the...
How to Strip Wax Off Hardwood Floors
The NWFA-approved method for removing wax from hardwood floors is to scrub it off using mineral spirits.
How Long Does it Take for a Concrete Floor Primer to Dry Before You Can Put Down Vinyl Tile?
Applying vinyl tile over concrete can add beauty and warm decor to a utilitarian concrete surface. Because concrete is porous, you must...
The Best Way to Wax a Linoleum Floor
The manufacturing process for linoleum differs from the process used to make vinyl flooring. Linoleum is made from a mixture of pigments,...
How Do I Wax a Concrete Floor?
Concrete floors are a top choice for many homeowners instead of other expensive flooring alternatives, especially in homes already built on concrete...