At the Georgia Archives, the vaults were built with a sealed cement floor.
Can anyone offer suggestions on cleaning the floors. The filtration system
is brand new, so there should not be much dust, yet. One suggestion that I
received was to utilize dry dust mops or sponge mops with a little water.
I would be very concerned about using any cleaner other that water. Any
comments or suggestions would be appreciated.
The Georgia Archives
A mild surfactant-based soap or detergent with rinsing afterward should be
suitable. Avoid cleaning agents with strong fragrances, or additives like
ammonia, lemon oil, or disinfectants. Beware the buildup of humidity as
the water evaporates in an enclosed area.
Perhaps dilute Kodak Photo-Flo solution used as a detergent? It should
be especially safe, since it is normally used during film processing:
John P. Pytlak
Senior Technical Specialist
Customer Technical Services
Research Labs, Building 69, Room 7525A
Eastman Kodak Company
Rochester, New York 14650-1922 USA
Telephone: +1 585 477 5325
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