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Did you know that on surfaces, bacteria can double in number every 20 minutes? High traffic makes your floors are a hotspot for germs and bacteria. Keep reading for the best ways to take your floors from dull and grimy to shiny and clean!

Simple Solution

There are many different types of wood floors, make sure you are cleaning yours correctly by following these tips from Most new wood floors are surface-sealed, which makes them stain and water-damage resistant and easiest to care for and clean: Sweep, mop with soap and warm water and you're done! You can add a quarter cup of mild or pH-neutral soap (like liquid dishwashing soap) or Murphy Oil Soap (despite the name, it doesn't contain oil) to a bucket of water for a deeper clean. Penetrating-seal-treated and oil-treated floors must be pampered and protected with liquid or paste wax. Do NOT damp-mop waxed floors. Just vacuum and sweep the surface regularly. Once or twice a year, strip the old wax and apply a fresh new coat. If a high-traffic area gets dull in between treatments, you can spot-wax the area. Lacquered, varnished, shellacked and untreated floors are not as resistant to moisture, spills and wear as the other sealants mentioned. Treat floors with these finishes and floors with no finish as you would penetrating-seal-treated and oil-treated floors.


Best Solution

The best solution to keeping your flooring cleaner in between cleanings is to purchase flooring products that have built-in antimicrobial protection such as Torly's flooring solutions. This built-in technology inhibits the growth of stain causing bacteria keeping flooring cleaner in between cleanings, making it easier to clean and extending the life of your flooring product.

Microban® Protection


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TORLYS Smart EverWood and EverTile

TORLYS designs and produces flooring solutions for commercial and residential use.  TORLYS line of EverWood and EverTile LVT flooring is ideal for all rooms, including those where there is a risk of moisture, thanks to the inclusion of Microban® on the CorkPlus attached underlay.  The company has perfected the process of creating floors with superior craftsmanship, ingenuity and sustainability. Their broad spectrum of products is one of the most diverse in the industry.  All TORLYS products, including the EverWood and EverTile flooring, provide the ability to transform a room without compromising values or budget.

TORLYS has created an innovative solution to help inhibit the growth of mold and mildew at the floor level.  EverWood and EverTile Elite and Premier luxury vinyl floors will now have Microban antimicrobial product protection built-in to their patented CorkPlus attached underlay. This breakthrough technology for interior environments – residential and commercial – will last for the life of the floor.

Microban specializes in helping companies keep products fresher and cleaner longer, and the integration of the technology into the EverWood and EverTile luxury vinyl flooring products is a natural fit. Microban antimicrobial product protection is a proven inhibitor of mold and mildew on a continuous basis. Its presence will provide TORLYS customers with peace of mind, knowing that their floor has 24/7 protection against the growth of mold and mildew.

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