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Linoleum floors

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Removing wax

Use isopropyl alcohol to strip wax from linoleum flooring. To remove old waxby mopping, mix a solution of 3 pans water to 1 pan rubbing alcohol. Scrub thisin well and rinse thoroughly. Be sure the area is well-ventilated and weargloves.

Cleaning and maintaining

Linoleum can be cleaned with any mild detergent. Damp mop using a milddetergent and water for day to day cleaning. Keep water away from seams andedges to prevent loosening of the tiles. To preserve the linoleum floor you maywish to add a capful of baby oil to the mop water. -- Michigan StateUniversity Extension

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