CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE TIPS FOR MARDEGAN LEGNO FLOORS

In the modern conception of furnishing, wood flooring is a very important design element. As well as for other pieces of furniture, its maintenance is important. Few simple steps will keep your floor in the best conditions for a long time. Microclimate conditions are very important: the place where you live is the same where also wood floor lives. It is advisable to maintain a temperature between 16°C and 22°C with humidity between 45% and 60%. These are the ideal conditions for a healthy environment. They are also the conditions that keep your wood floor stable for a long time.

CLEANING

For routine cleaning and dust removal it is recommended to use a vacuum cleaner with a soft wood flooring brush or a lint-free cloth as those commonly found on the market. Periodic washing of Mardegan Legno floors, be it finished with lacquer or oil/wax, should be done with a specific neutral detergent. It is recommended the use of Mardegan Legno maintenance products. For stained floors,  ALLADIO soap is recommended, while the right choice for oil and wax floors is TINTORETTO soap. Cleaning should be done following the instructions provided with the kits.

MAINTENANCE

To keep your floors in good condition and protect it from wear and tear as well as from stains, a periodic cleaning with a specific maintenance product is needed: Oiled – waxed floors: TIZIANO. Stained floors: VIVALDI. Please follow the instructions given in the boxes.

WARNINGS FOR BEST USE AND MAINTENANCE OF MARDEGAN LEGNO FLOORS

• Avoid loading the floor with heavy weights concentrated on small areas of floors.
• Avoid covering the floor for a time after installation with carpets.
• Sharp or pointed objects falling on the floors provokes scratches and dents.
• Pets trampling causes the formation of grooves, and scratches as well as stains and streaks.
• For objects and pieces of furniture with wheels, make sure they are fitted with rubber wheels suited for wood floors or make use of specific protective mats.
• Fall of embers as well as flames cause the formation of burns.
• Over time, the ultraviolet rays can vary the color and hue of you wood floor (oxidation).

For further assistance or clarification, please do not hesitate to contact Mardegan Legno technical department.

PRODUCTS

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VIVALDI
Refreshing wax for stained wood floors.


Wax of brand new concept that, thanks to its components and thin layering, nourishes and protects the surfaces of stained wood floors, preserving them from wear and tear as well as from dirt. APPLICATION: Shake before use. Ready to use product. Clean the floor with soap Palladio. Allow to dry. Spread evenly and continuously a thin coat of Vivaldi using a cotton cloth without too much grease. Let dry at least 1 hour.

YIELD: 24/35 m2/l2
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PALLADIO 
Neutral soap for stained wooden floors.

High concentrated neutral soap, particularly suitable for frequent cleaning of stained wood floors. Thanks to its special formula it thoroughly cleans, carries out a sanitising rinse and prevents the formation of mould, bacteria and pathogens. APPLICATION: Shake before use. For routine cleaning dilute 2-5% (half cup) in a bucket of water about 8/10 l. Soak the cloth in the solution at apply it to the floor it well wrung until you get the desired cleaning. Does not require rinsing. For very dirty floors use a higher concentration (5-10%). It will then be necessary to rinse the surface.

YIELD: 2-5% (half cup) in 10 l of water to clean 100 m2.
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TINTORETTO
Neutral soap for oiled and waxed wood floors.

High concentrated neutral soap, particularly suitable for frequent cleaning of oiled or waxed wood floors. Thanks to its special formula it thoroughly cleans, carries out a sanitising rinse and prevents the formation of mould, bacteria and pathogens. APPLICATION: Shake before use. For routine cleaning dilute 2-5% (half cup) in a bucket of water about 8/10 l. Soak the cloth in the solution at apply it to the floor it well wrung until you get the desired cleaning. Does not require rinsing. For very dirty floors use a higher concentration (5-10%). It will then be necessary to rinse the surface.

YIELD: 2-5% (half cup) in 10 l of water to clean 100 m2.
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TINTORETTO  
Oil-wax maintenance product for oiled and waxed floors.

Natural oil and wax mix in aqueous solution to be used as a maintenance product. TIZIANO increases water repellency, mechanical strength and stain protection of surfaces and wood floors finished with oil and wax. APPLICATION: Shake before use. Ready to use product. Clean the floor with soap TINTORETTO. Allow to dry. Spread evenly and continuously a thin coat of TIZIANO using a cloth cotton without too much product on it. After about 30-60 minutes the floor is dry. TIZIANO is self-polishing, but it can be further polished by passing the floor machine with soft disks (white) or polishing machine.

YIELD: 25-35 m2/l