Concrete is a type of flooring that is made up primarily of cement. Concrete is commonly used as a a floor for driveways, patios and garages. However, concrete can also be used as flooring inside of homes, usually stained, stamped or sealed to add a unique element. Concrete can either be smooth or textured, depending on how it was laid. Rough, textured concrete floors should be cleaned as needed.
Things You'll Need
- Push broom or broom
- Mopping solution
- Deck mop
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Outdoor Concrete Floor
Use a push broom or broom to sweep away dust and debris.
Turn a hose on its highest setting. Spray the concrete to remove any remaining dirt or stuck-on debris.
Mix 2 capfuls of mopping solution to two gallons of warm water in a bucket. Mop the floor using a deck mop. Or, add a small amount of mopping solution directly on the floor. Use the push broom to scrub the solution into the concrete.
Turn a hose on the highest setting. Spray the concrete free of soap. Work your way from back to front.
Allow the concrete to air dry.
Indoor Concrete Floor
Use a broom to sweep away dust and debris.
Mix 2 capfuls of mopping solution to two gallons of warm water in a bucket. Mop the floor using a deck mop.
Rinse the mop under cool water. Fill a bucket with cool water. Dip the clean mop in the water, and mop the floor to remove any soap residue.
Allow the floor to air dry, or use a towel to dry the floor.