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Floor Care 101

Since 1962 our mission has been the same: keep floor care simple by creating products and formulations that do the work for you. Protect and restore the beauty of your floors with our safe, effective, easy-to-use cleaners and finishes.

Floor Care Education

Products and practices for every type of flooring surface.

Kitchen with Hardwood Floors

Hardwood Floors
Residential hardwoods can start to dull and scratch over time, especially in high traffic areas. Restore shine and luster to wood floors with products perfectly suited to the job.

Bathroom with Stone Floors

Stone & Tile Floors
Stone and tile are often used in areas prone to moisture or humidity. Targeted care for these surfaces can return a deep, rich gloss without harming grout or finish.

Entryway with Laminate Floors

Laminate & Luxury Vinyl Floors
When laminate and vinyl flooring show signs of dullness for heavy use, it’s easy to renew their luster. We’ve developed cleaning products specifically for application on these types of floors.

Safer for Kids, Pets & the Environment

Kids and pets spend most of their time playing on the floor. Clean your floors with products you can feel good about. Our Safer Choice® finishes and cleaners have been verified by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) rigorous criteria. Holloway House takes pride in our formulas that are safer for the environment, for your family, and for your floor.

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Recent Articles

Stay updated on floor care practices, products, and more.

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How To Remedy Water Spots

Why do some floors show water spots after applying Quick Shine Finishes?

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Curious how our floor products work? Browse our video library for application instructions, product details, and before & after results!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find the answer to your floor care questions. Don’t see your question? Contact us.

Quick Shine® Multi-Surface Floor Finish is actually a water-borne polymer formula, not a wax. It protects floors and gives a rich, deep glow to sealed hardwood floors, wood laminate, stone, tile, vinyl, and all other sealed hard surface flooring. Unlike wax products, Quick Shine® Multi-Surface Floor Finish is much easier to apply, maintain and touch up, while never yellowing and being slip resistant.

Though Quick Shine® Multi-Surface Floor Finish has certain cleaning characteristics built into its formula, it is not solely a cleaning product. It was developed as a gloss and color restoration for hardwood, laminate, tile, vinyl, and stone surfaces to enhance their appearance.

If Quick Shine® Multi-Surface Floor Finish has not been properly maintained or applied, it can be removed with our Quick Shine® Deep Cleaner. This Deep Cleaner will not harm hardwood floors or other types of hard surface floors such as tile, vinyl, stone, marble and laminate. Simply dilute the Deep Cleaner in hot water and apply to the floor surface. Let stand for a few minutes, then scrub lightly. Do small sections of the floor at a time. Then remove debris and build-up from the floor with a clear water rinse.

Though ammonia and vinegar solutions can clean some household surfaces, using them on hard surface floors will make your floors less shiny over time. If you plan to use Quick Shine® Multi Surface Floor Finish, do not clean the floor with oil soap, pine oil, orange oil, ammonia, vinegar, or any other all-purpose cleaner. These cleaners can leave an oily residue or detergent haze that interferes with the bonding process of Quick Shine® Multi-Surface Floor Finish.

For light cleaning, clean your floor with our Quick Shine® Mop Pad dampened with tap water. For heavier soil, use the mop pad with our Quick Shine® Multi-Surface Floor Cleaner or Quick Shine® Deep Cleaner.