Things You'll Need
Bucket or spray bottle
For quick cleaning, fill a spray bottle with a smaller batch of OxiClean solution. Spray and mop or wipe the floor when small or light messes occur.
Don't use OxiClean on finished wood, teak wood or painted floors.
OxiClean is a versatile cleaning product made from sodium percarbonate. When mixed with water, the solution forms oxygen bubbles that penetrate into stains and dissolve them without harsh fumes. OxiClean brightens surfaces and whitens fabrics without the need for excessive scrubbing. OxiClean is ideal for use on most hard surfaces and floor types including tile and grout. Mix a fresh batch of OxiClean for each use since the active ingredient breaks down after six hours.
Sweep the floor to remove any loose dirt or debris.
Fill a bucket with 2 tablespoons of OxiClean and 1 gallon of warm water. Stir the solution with a long-handled spoon until the OxiClean dissolves.
Dip a mop into the solution and wring it out. Mop the floor, rinsing in the bucket as needed. For stained or tiled floors, allow the solution to sit for 15 to 30 minutes. Add more solution to keep the floor saturated until the time is up.
Empty the bucket and fill it with clean water.
Dip the mop into the water and wring it out. Mop the floor with the water to rinse away the cleaning solution. Soak up any excess water from the floor with the mop after rinsing.
Dry the floor with a towel or allow it to air dry.
Shelley Marie has been writing professionally since 2008 for online marketing and informational websites. Her areas of expertise include home, garden and health. She holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration and an associate degree in medical billing and insurance coding, both from Herzing University.