Routine care and maintenance for
As needed, sweep your vinyl floor to remove any dirt and grit. Left standing, this debris can lead to scratches and dulling of your floor's finish when ground down by foot traffic. You can also mop occasionally, but avoid regular soaps and detergents and use special vinyl-specific cleaner as recommended by your floor's manufacturer.
Other vinyl flooring
Always wipe spills promptly when they occur. Even waterproof vinyl flooring can be damaged by standing water if left too long. Vinyl floors can also be slippery when wet, so use caution after mopping.
Keep in mind that most vinyl floors do not require buffing, shining, or waxing, all of which can actually harm your floor's built-in finish.