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The Best Way to Clean Your Rubber Floor? Rubber Floor Cleaner!

With rubber flooring gaining popularity in various industries from health, fitness and hospitality to animal care facilities, the big question is:

What is the best and most effective way to clean rubber flooring?

There are many methods out there, from using good old-fashioned hot water and white vinegar to using a mixture of liquid laundry detergent and alcohol. The catch with these methods, however, is they are either not as effective as using a cleaner and degreaser specifically formulated for rubber floors, or they are inconsistent due to an inaccurate mixture.

Another downside is a lot of these different options require trial and error (what may work for some rubber floors may not work on yours) and they may be too rough or harsh on the floor, which will in the end shorten your rubber floor’s lifespan. With our neutral pH rubber floor cleaner and degreaser, you can rest assured that it is formulated specifically to clean rubber floors. This means it is gentle on your rubber surface, yet tough on dirt and grease.

More benefits of using our rubber floor cleaner and degreaser:

  • Neutral pH making it mild to the touch.
  • Broad-spectrum, meaning it is effective against a large variety of organisms.
  • Environmentally friendly.
  • Dries without streaking!
  • Economical concentrate—you only have to use 2 oz. per gallon of water, so it lasts a very long time.
  • Not alkaline or acidic—two big factors in keeping your rubber flooring healthy and happy.
  • Low odor—no strong, harsh chemical smell.
  • Fast acting—while you may need to scrub and put a lot of elbow grease into cleaning with other methods, Clean Break’s rubber flooring cleaner and degreaser does the work for you.
  • Ideal for both virgin and recycled rubber flooring.

Rubber flooring popularity is quickly growing due to the fact that it is durable, stain-resistant, nearly impervious to water (and water proof if you use Clean Break’s rubber sealant!) and easy to maintain yet soft and comfortable to stand on. With regular maintenance of sweeping or vacuuming and then cleaning with our rubber floor cleaner and degreaser, your floors will be ready to take on nearly anything for years to come.

—Clean Break

Find the Best Type of Rubber Flooring for You

The benefits of rubber flooring are plenty. But once you have been convinced that you want to install rubber flooring in your home or facility, the next question is, what type of rubber flooring is right for you?

Regardless of the type of rubber flooring you use, our rubber flooring sealer benefits any style.

One of the perks of using rubber flooring is the range of options you have to meet your particular needs. Whether you are using it for your home in a kitchen, garage, bathroom, basement or playroom, or are using it for a larger commercial facility, there is a style of rubber flooring that is best for you, and paired with rubber flooring sealer you will have a comfortable, easy to maintain floor that can last you  20 years or more.

Types of Rubber Flooring:

  • Sheeting. Similar to installing wall-to-wall carpet, this type of rubber flooring comes on a roll, and is sized based on the longest wall where it will be installed. This type of flooring is customizable and available in different thickness, designs and patterns, and is ideal in workshops and garages as it is water resistant and does not have any cracks, unlike rubber tiles. It is also great in areas where there are corners and other obstacles, as it can be cut to precisely fit an area.
  • Tiles. If more intricate, multicolored patterns are what you are after, then tiles may be your best bet. Because water can seep in through the seams, tiles are ideal for areas where there is not a lot of water usage. It’s a bit tricky to calculate correctly how many tiles you need, and some cutting may be required to ensure a precise fit. These are the most popular choice for playrooms, rec rooms and playgrounds.
  • Mats. Rather than covering an entire floor surface, these are used on top of an otherwise hard surface such as slate or marble to make it more comfortable to stand and walk on and slip-resistant. It is a great option for the kitchen where there is a lot of standing. These are easy to clean since it can easily be removed from the area, and they come in a variety of thickness. With a rubber flooring sealer, these mats become even more durable and water resistant.
  • Recycled. This is a great eco-friendly option, where the rubber flooring’s previous life was likely tires or athletic shoes. This type of flooring comes in various forms and once you are done using the flooring, it can be recycled again. It’s the material that keeps giving.

With all of these types of rubber flooring, our rubber flooring sealer is a perfect partner. By sealing your flooring or mats, they will be much easier to clean, and even more resistant to water and chemicals.

—Clean Break

Why Rubber Flooring and Rubber Flooring Sealant are Perfect for Bathrooms

Rubber flooring in bathrooms is a great option due to its comfortable, springy texture and it’s anti-slip properties. Add to this its water and bacteria resistant properties, it is no wonder many are increasingly using this hardy, versatile material in bathrooms. Especially given its wide variety of bright or natural colors and textures, rubber bathroom flooring can be as cutting edge and trendy, or as subtle and neutral as you want it to be.

Since there is so much moisture and risk for slipping in bathrooms, rubber flooring paired with our rubber flooring sealant is a perfect candidate.

Rubber flooring provides a durable bathroom floor that is water and slip proof and ready to stand up to the humidity and moisture. Additionally, rubber flooring in bathrooms is perfect because it resists stains and mold and is naturally antimicrobial.  This means that rubber flooring naturally works to kill off any mold or microorganisms that attempt to develop on the flooring. It is extremely easy to clean, especially if you have applied our rubber flooring sealant.

One would think that there would be some sneaky drawbacks, but in addition to these benefits, rubber flooring (along with our rubber flooring sealant) is environmentally friendly. So while hardwood or natural stone bathroom tiles are still popular choices, rubber flooring is becoming an increasingly popular option given its springy consistency and anti-slip properties. It is also clearly a much more functional and sanitary material to use in bathrooms than carpet! Because rubber is naturally impervious to liquid and humidity and is stain resistant, this makes maintaining rubber flooring quite easy. Furthermore, when rubber flooring sealant is applied, it is even easier to remove dirt, debris and liquids. Although rubber is resistant to most stains, it is not, however impervious to damage from grease, fat, oils and harsh solvents. It is this sort of exposure that our rubber flooring sealant helps protects against, in addition to making the flooring last and perform even longer. —Clean Break

The Surprising Benefits of Rubber Flooring

With more and more industries using rubber flooring, it is important to consider the many benefits and see if this durable, water resistant, springy material is right for you.

And while rubber flooring offers many benefits, the next step is investing in rubber flooring sealer, which will prolong your floor’s lifespan and make maintaining your floor or mats much easier.

What makes rubber flooring superior to other types of flooring?

  • Durable. Because rubber flooring is notorious for being strong, tough and resilient against elements, it is commonly used in commercial, high traffic environments.
  • Versatile. Available in a wide variety of colors, patterns and textures, rubber flooring is becoming more and more popular in residential spaces both inside and out. From replicating marbled stone to speck patterns or natural stone, rubber flooring can compliment or contrast a variety of styles.
  • Long-lasting. This is where the importance of a good rubber flooring sealer comes in. Properly cared for rubber flooring can last a minimum of 20 years.
  • Low Maintenance. While synthetic rubber flooring generally resists stains better than natural rubber, all rubber flooring is easy to maintain. The flooring is easy to mop, and a rubber flooring sealer makes it even easier to clean as it further protects it from wear and tear and discoloration.
  • Soft. While durable and tough, rubber is also commonly used in restaurant and retail stores to relieve the stress of standing. This also makes it a great choice for playrooms, rec rooms and other living spaces.
  • Water Resistant. Because rubber flooring is non porous, this makes it impermeable to liquid. This makes it perfect for bathrooms, kitchens and laundry rooms.
  • Reduces Noise. Depending upon the rubber thickness, rubber flooring can act as a sound barrier between floors.
  • Non-Toxic and Fire Resistant. Rubber resists burns, and additionally does not release noxious fumes in case of a fire.
  • Various Textures. Unlike other flooring choices, rubber flooring can have raised dimples, studs or other textures needed for either functionality (to resist slipping) or design.

Given the many benefits of rubber flooring, it is understandable why this soft, durable material is used in high traffic environments. Combined with our rubber flooring sealer, which makes it easier to clean and more resistant to water and chemicals, rubber flooring can serve you and your industry for decades. —Clean Break

Is Rubber Flooring Sealant Really Necessary?

CleanBreak understands that simplifying your life and making your floor maintenance routine as effortless and economical as possible is a priority.

So this begs the question: is rubber flooring sealant an unnecessary extra step, or rather a wise, efficient step that makes your life easier?

The answer is the latter. Using a rubber flooring sealant on your facility’s mats and flooring is smart for a number of reasons.

Floor sealant prolongs the performance and lifespan of your rubber flooring or rubber mats. In the end, it saves you money, time, hassle and unnecessary labor.

While floor sealers are beneficial for any porous floor, rubber flooring and mats are a prime candidate for sealant due to their deep pores and flexible surface. Without proper care and sealant, rubber flooring can become dull, dingy and difficult to clean.

Benefits of Rubber Flooring Sealant:

  • Seals porous surfaces to keep bacteria, fungus, and viruses out
  • Exceptional bonding yet retains flexibility in flooring or mats
  • Long lasting and can be re-coated
  • Makes mats and flooring easy to clean and sanitize
  • Water and chemical resistant
  • Resists dirt and moisture
  • Easy to apply
  • Helps prolong the life of the rubber flooring and mats
  • Formulated by a Veterinarian
  • Safe for humans and animals
  • Quicker, easier cleaning

Furthermore, CleanBreak’s sealant makes your floors safer. By sealing the pores and removing the dirt, this increases the traction on the floor.

It is also safe for people and animals. CleanBreak rubber flooring sealant is formulated to safely seal rubber floors and rubber mats. Unlike other sealants, CleanBreak rubber floor sealer is veterinarian approved. This is why it is commonly used in animal care & training facilities, kennels, animal hospitals, in addition to various other applications where a sealant for rubber floor is needed.

In the end, rubber flooring sealant makes your life easier and flooring last longer, which is always a good thing.

—Clean Break

Tips for Maintaining Vet Clinic Flooring

To meet the demands of a busy vet clinic, why not use a multi-purpose, incredibly efficient product to both seal and clean your vet clinic flooring?

This makes maintaining vet clinic flooring much easier for a number of reasons.

For one, Clean Break’s mat and flooring sealant protects your floor from heavy traffic as well as repeated cleaning and sanitizing that can put stress on your floor over time.

To protect, clean and disinfect your vet clinic floor, we have formulated 3 products for use in animal care facilities:

  • Rubber Flooring and Mat Sealant
  • Clean Break Multi-Purpose Disinfectant
  • Neutral pH Cleaner and Degreaser

We understand that safety and efficiency is key, which is why our products are safe in animal facilities and lower your overhead costs over time.

Veterinary clinic flooring varies depending upon the type of clinic, but regardless of the type of flooring (rubber flooring or otherwise), it is important that it is impermeable and resistant to contaminants. Additionally, due to the heavy traffic from paws, claws and shoes, it is important to have an easy and effective solution. We understand that maintaining a sanitary and safe vet clinic is one of your upmost priorities, and hygiene and pathogen control is key.

Because unprotected rubber floors are porous, they absorb substances, odors and germs. This is why Clean Break’s flooring and mat sealant is a perfect solution for your clinic. For safety and cleanliness, it is necessary for your vet clinic floor to be seamless and impervious.

Our Rubber Flooring and Mat Sealant is recommended by veterinarians and boasts the following:

  • Seals porous surfaces to keep bacteria, fungus, and viruses out
  • Exceptional bonding yet retains flexibility in flooring or mats
  • Long lasting and can be re-coated
  • Easily cleaned and sanitized
  • Water and chemical resistant

Clean Break is here to make maintaining vet clinic flooring easy and economical so you can focus on your busy practice.

Give us a call today for more information!

-Clean Break

Dog Care Facility Floor Maintenance Made Easy

While disinfecting and eliminating odor is the primary concern when maintaining doc care facility floors, there is a lot more to it than that.

What are some other factors you must consider for dog care facility floor maintenance?

Plenty, but Clean Break’s products affectively address them all with our 3-step solution:

  • Rubber Flooring and Mat Sealant
  • Clean Break Multi-Purpose Disinfectant
  • Neutral pH Cleaner and Degreaser

We understand that factors such as infection control, sanitization and odor control all need to be addressed and it is important products will extend the life of your floors and mats. Clean Breaks’ products work beautifully on both mats and flooring, so you only need to use one effective product on your different floor surfaces.

When determining the best floor maintenance for your animal care facility’s floor, it is important to first consider what type of flooring you have.

Whether you have a glossy, shiny floor or a matte floor (or both), Clean Break’s products are designed for both. However, it is important to consider that if you do have flooring with a gloss finish, this will require more maintenance, since scratches and dirt will be much more noticeable. Additionally, high traffic areas such as entryways will lose the sheen much more quickly.

Some high traffic areas may need to be cleaned on a much more frequent basis than the rest of your flooring. A lower sheen floor such as satin or matte will require a lower maintenance routine, but of course it is important to consider that while scuffs and dirt may not show up as quickly, it is still crucial to maintain an impeccably sanitary facility regardless of dirt and grime visibility.

Another consideration is the color of your flooring. It is a well-known trick that flooring with various colors or intensity of colors will require less maintenance than flooring that is all one single color. Traffic patterns and dirt show up on evenly colored floors much more quickly. Wisely choosing your flooring can save you time and money in the long run.

Originally created for the dog kennel industry, our neutral pH cleaner is completely safe and effective for contact with animals. Clean Break’s veterinarian-approved rubber sealant, cleaner and disinfectant is all you need to maintain and properly clean your dog care facility floor.

—Clean Break

Tips for Effective Hospital Floor Maintenance

Did you know damp hands spread a thousand times more germs than dry hands?

In a busy hospital, cutting corners on effective hospital floor maintenance just isn’t an option.

The above statistic goes to show the constant battle hospitals are fighting to stop germs in their tracks. We make it easy to set up a consistent maintenance and cleaning plan that is both economical and highly effective. Our streamlined process seals, cleans and disinfects hospital floors all while protecting the health of patients, doctors and staff.

With a recent surge in health care remodeling, many hospitals have both newer and older flooring of different material. This can potentially make devising an effective and simple hospital floor maintenance plan difficult and costly. Clean Break’s disinfectant and multi-purpose cleaner solves this issue, as it is applicable on a variety of surfaces.

Synthetic rubber floors hold color longer and withstand wear and tear of heavy traffic, so they are becoming more and more popular in health care facilities. Because rubber floors are used in such high impact environments, it is important they are coated with a product that is intended specifically for rubber flooring. Standard floor finishes will not work effectively on rubber flooring and will consequently lose adhesion and peal, crack or flake.

Once sealed, most rubber flooring just needs to be cleaned, which is easy considering most soil and liquid will simply sit on the surface. Clean Break’s neutral pH multi-purpose cleaner is perfect for hospital floor maintenance—on both rubber mats and other floor surfaces.

Cleaning and disinfecting products and procedures vary within healthcare facilities, but Clean Break simplifies this process, eliminating the risk of overusing unnecessary toxic chemicals.

Clean Break provides the ultimate solution for making hospital floor maintenance easy and effective.

CleanBreak Rubber Flooring & Mat Sealant:

  • Seals porous surfaces to keep bacteria, fungus, and viruses out
  • Exceptional bonding yet retains flexibility in flooring or mats
  • Long lasting and can be re-coated
  • Easily cleaned and sanitized
  • Water and chemical resistant

Clean Break Facility Disinfectant

  • Antibacterial, virucide, mildew-stat, deodorant, detergent
  • Economical concentrate, makes 2 to 128 gallons of ready to use product
  • Broad-Spectrum: Designed for human use facilities of all kinds to include hospitals, hotels, gyms.
  • Kills MRSA and neutral pH.
  • Works on porous and non-porous surfaces
  • Versatile application – can be used in a trigger sprayer, with a sponge, rag, or mop

Clean Break Neutral pH Cleaner & Degreaser

  • EPA Green design for the Environment seal
  • Broad-spectrum cleaner and degreaser
  • Dries without streaking
  • Economical concentrate, mix 2 oz. per gallon for 64 gallons of ready to use
  • Not alkaline or acidic

Give us a call for more information at 877-209-4427.

—Clean Break

Maintaining Hotel Flooring Made Easy

First impression is key when running a successful hotel, and one of the very first things guests notice is the freshness and cleanliness of the hotel.

This makes maintaining hotel flooring critical to your hotel’s success.

Because the hotel and hospitality industry is so competitive, it is important to differentiate your hotel by maintaining a clean and aesthetically appealing environment that sets it apart. This is where not only choosing but also maintaining beautiful hotel flooring is important. After all, flooring is often the center of attention in a hotel, and is central to the hotel’s style and design.

Most likely people staying at your hotel are traveling from all over the world. So it is imperative you use products that clean and disinfect properly to ensure the health of your guests and prevent germs from spreading. After all, you don’t want your guests to associate your hotel with getting sick! On the contrary, you want them to associate your hotel with warmth, cleanliness and a fresh environment where they can relax and enjoy themselves.

Having a solid, efficient floor maintenance plan is necessary for hotel business.

Industry reports reveal that when choosing hotels, people are more conscious of indoor air quality (IAQ) and the overall environment.

Clean Break’s Facility Disinfectant is designed for human use facilities, specifically targeting MRSA and other potentially dangerous bacteria, virus and fungus.  Our Neutral pH Cleaner and Degreaser is mild to the touch, gentle on surfaces but tough on cleaning to ensure the cleanest hotel environment.

In addition, our Rubber Flooring and Mat Sealant seals and protects your hotel’s rubber flooring. Whether your hotel flooring is porous or non-porous, our cleaner and disinfectant efficiently and economically does the job, quickly and safely leaving your hotel floor impeccably clean.

Experience the difference, and let your guests rest assured knowing they are staying in a clean environment where they can enjoy themselves.

Call us for more information at 877-209-4427.

—Clean Break

Make Gym Floor Maintenance a Heck of a Lot Easier

It is well known that first impression is key with running and owning a gym. When folks come to visit your facility, or when members come in day after day, they expect and appreciate a clean, sanitary gym. Setting this bar high is crucial to gaining and maintaining membership.

Clean Break is your solution for an easy and economical gym floor maintenance routine makes this goal incredibly easy to achieve.

On the contrary, if you have not invested in an easy gym floor maintenance product and routine, this wreaks havoc not only on your member’s satisfaction and with member retention, but also health and safety.

This is where Clean Break comes in. We quite literally give you a break from the headache of trying to figure out the best way to clean your gym flooring—no matter what king of material it is. Making gym floor maintenance quick, easy, economical and environmentally friendly is our specialty.

We understand that of all places, gyms and locker rooms need a line of products that make gym floor maintenance not only incredibly efficient at killing germs and odors, but also economical, since there is so much surface area to clean.

Whether you have wooden floors or synthetic sports floors, these surfaces get scuffed and beat up quickly with all of the activity they endure from weights, shoes, running and equipment.

Our gym floor maintenance system is a simple 2-step process:

1)   Seal surfaces with our Clean Break Rubber Flooring & Mat Sealant. This crucial step seals the porous flooring, which makes cleaning and disinfecting much more effective.

2)   Clean and disinfect regularly with our Clean Break Facility Disinfectant. This is our neutral pH broad spectrum cleaner, disinfectant and deodorizing product specifically made for use in human facilities. While it thoroughly cleans, is also gentle on gym flooring and other surfaces.

And that’s it! A simple, two step process that will maintain your gym and sports facility flooring for years to come. Your clients will not only be healthier because of it, but they will notice the competitive standard of cleanliness your facility achieves.

Give us a call today for more information at 877-209-4427.

– Clean Break