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Ceiling Maintenance

Follow these helpful tips for cleaning your Armstrong ceiling.

Cleaning Mineral Fiber Ceilings

Mineral Fiber Ceilings

You can easily remove dust and loose dirt by brushing it with a soft cloth or using a vacuum cleaner attachment designed for cleaning upholstery or walls. Make sure to clean in one direction only –this will prevent rubbing the dust into the surface of the ceiling.

For pencil marks, smudges, or clinging dirt, use an ordinary art gum eraser. Another option is to use a good grade wall cleaner.

Heavy-Duty Cleaning
For a more thorough cleaning, dampen a cloth or sponge in water containing mild soap. Wring out the cloth or sponge and wipe off the ceiling tiles or panels. After washing, remove the soapy film residue with a different cloth or sponge, slightly dampened in clean water.

Cleaning WoodHaven® Planks

WoodHaven® Planks

WoodHaven ceiling planks are virtually maintenance-free. To clean the planks, simply wipe them off with a damp cloth.

Cleaning Easy Elegance™ Coffered Ceiling Panels

Easy Elegance™ Coffered Ceiling Panels

Easy Elegance coffers and grid covers require little maintenance. Use a damp cloth to wipe them off.

Cleaning Metallaire™ Decorative Ceilings

Metallaire™ Decorative Ceilings

Use a gentle touch when cleaning Metallaire tiles. If you need to clean them, use a soft cloth or sponge and mild soap and water. Never use anything abrasive.

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