How to Clean Flagstone and Stone Flooring

Keeping stone flooring clean isn't easy in a commercial environment, even when a sealant has been used, as the flooring can remain slippy for a time after cleaning. Kärcher Hire offer advice on efficiently cleaning stone flooring.

Stone flooring is extremely beautiful, long lasting and durable, this makes it ideal for both interior and exterior flooring. Flagstones are also very expensive and do require looking after to make the most of them. Keeping stone flooring clean isn’t always the easiest even when a sealant has been used as the flooring can remain slippy for a time after cleaning.

Because of this natural hardness Flagstones are very popular to be used outdoors for paving and driveways, Unfortunately this can leave the stone looking dirty and unclean unless kept clean. Primary candidates for this are moss, lichens and algae, tyre marks and oil stains, all of which can leave your stone flooring looking old and unclean. Kärcher Hire have a huge range of machinery that can help to clean all manner of stone

  • Marble
  • Travertine
  • Slate
  • Quartzite
  • Limestone

All the Floor Sweepers that Kärcher Hire offer are suitable for Flagstones. With both Ride on and Walk Behind Sweepers available, Kärcher Hire have the right machine for the right floor area.

The Kärcher KM 85/50 Sweeper is a walk behind vacuum sweeper and is perfect for cleaning mid sized areas with minimal fuss.

The petrol-driven KM 125/130 R ride-on vacuum sweeper is perfect for cleaning large indoor and outdoor areas, the ride on vacuum sweeper can clean an area of 10,000 m2/per hour.

The larger Kärcher B 300 RI Combination Ride-on Sweeper & Scrubber Dryer is one of the larger machines Kärcher Hire offer and is perfect for cleaning large areas in no time. The Scrubber Dryer ensures the best clean and leaves the floor dry after so as to avoid any down time.

If you want to hire any of these cleaning machines please browse our Hire pages and get in touch.

Kärcher Hire

At Kärcher Hire success is built upon our friendly and knowledgeable team who are committed to delivering superior high standards of service, training and advice. As recognised Kärcher specialists, we pride ourselves in being able to offer a Next Day Delivery service to many parts of Ireland. So, what else are you waiting for? If you’re interested in joining the many others and becoming part of the Kärcher Hire revolution, make sure you get in touch with our friendly and experienced team today.

We provide a quick and reliable delivery service throughout the country by our own modern fleet of Mercedes Sprinter delivery vehicles. Additionally, we also perform a full demonstration of every machine that we deliver and only leave your site when you and your team are completely happy with the equipment. We even ask your team to score our driver/demonstrator on how well our handover was performed.


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