How to clean vinyl floors: Top tips for a sparkling floor

luxury vinyl tile floor in mid century modern living room
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Whether you are wondering how to clean vinyl floors because you already have one and have found your current method rather ineffective, or are considering different types of flooring and researching which is easiest to look after and maintain, our guide is here to help.

Vinyl flooring – both sheet vinyl and luxury vinyl tiles (LVT) or planks – is a fantastic choice. It is low-maintenance, available in a huge range of colours, patterns and effects and is also relatively cost-effective — plus it can be used over underfloor heating.

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.