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CONCRETE, TILE AND GROUT


        Cleaning Procedures







        Routine Daily or Periodic Maintenance for Tile

          1. Sweep or vacuum floor to remove particle soils. An
            untreated microfiber dust mop is recommended.
          2. Mix Viper 7 according to label directions. Viper 7 can be
            used on any hard surface floor.
          3. Apply with mop. A Microfiber mop or a rayon mop with
            looped ends and sewn tail band is suggested.
          4. Heavily soiled areas may be agitated with grout brush or   Acid Cleaning for Tile & Grout
            floor machine, but this is seldom necessary with regular   CAUTION! This process should not be used on any stone floors containing calcium.
            maintenance.                                       Acids can etch limestone, travertine, marble and other stone containing calcium.
          5. Extract cleaning solution and soil with wet vacuum or clean mop.  Acid cleaning removes mineral deposits, soap scum, hard water deposits, urine
                                                               stains, efflorescence and rust. It can also remove other stubborn stains from grout
        Restorative Cleaning Procedures                        by actually removing a microscopic layer of the grout. Acid cleaning is most effec-
                                                               tive when it follows the restorative deep cleaning process described above.
        GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS                                  1. Mix Viper Renew with equal parts HOT water. Apply with
          •  Used for a heavier build-up of soil, especially greasy or oily soils.  sprayer. Allow several minutes dwell time, but do not
          •  Sweep or vacuum floor before cleaning to remove particulate soils.  allow solution to dry on the floor.
          •  Protect surfaces not being cleaned so that they are not damaged by splashes   2. Grout lines may need to be agitated with a grout brush.
            or spills. Metal surfaces, especially stainless steel, may be etched by contact   3. Use Hydro-Force SX-15 to agitate, rinse and extract dirty
            with an acid solution.                                solution all in one step. The Hydro-Force SX-7 or the
          •  Always pre-test cleaning solution being used in an inconspicuous area for   Gekko line of accessories will be helpful when cleaning
            colorfastness and texture change.                     countertops, walls, along edges and in tight places.
                                                                4. Spray on a solution of Viper Venom diluted at 1 to 32.
        TILE AND GROUT FLOORS AND SURFACES                        This step is important to neutralize acid residues.
                                                                5. After the floor has dried, proceed to instructions for seal-
        Deep Cleaning Procedures                                  ing and protecting the surface.
          1. Mix Viper Venom according to label directions. Dilution
            should be adjusted according to the degree of soiling.   STONE FLOORS AND SURFACES
            Apply with sprayer or mop. Allow several minutes dwell
            time, but do not allow solution to dry on the floor.   Deep Cleaning Procedures
          2. Grout lines may need to be agitated with a grout brush.   1. Mix Viper 11 according to label directions. Dilution
          3. Use Hydro-Force SX-15 to agitate, rinse and extract   should be adjusted according to the degree of soiling.
                                   dirty solution all in one step. The Hydro-  Apply with sprayer or mop. Allow several minutes dwell
                                   Force SX-7 or the Gekko line of acces-  time, but do not allow solution to dry on the floor.
                                   sories will be helpful when cleaning   2. Grout lines may need to be agitated with a grout brush.
                                   countertops, walls, along edges and in   3. Use Hydro-Force SX-15 to agitate, rinse and extract
                                   tight places.                  dirty solution all in one step. The Hydro-Force SX-7 or
                                   4.  After the floor has dried, proceed to   the Gekko line of accessories will be helpful when clean-
                                   instructions for sealing and protecting   ing countertops, walls, along edges and in tight places.
                                   the surface.                 4. After the floor has dried, proceed to instructions for seal-
                                                                  ing and protecting the surface.




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