MAINTAINING AND CLEANING YOUR HARDWOOD FLOORS

MAINTAINING AND CLEANING YOUR HARDWOOD FLOORS

 

The first and one of the most important and easy things to do is wipe up spills immediately.

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Vacuum, sweep or dust -mop your hardwood floor once a week, or more, if needed.

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Use interior and exterior doormats at entrances to collect dirt and moisture and prevent it from being tracked onto the floor.

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Area rugs are recommended in front of kitchen sinks and high-traffic areas.

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Keep your pet nails trimmed to prevent finish scratches.

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To prevent surface damage avoid rolling heavy appliances and furniture on the floor.

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Use furniture leg protector pads under all furniture legs.

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Keep the relative humidity in your home between 35% and 55%.

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Protect your floor from direct sunlight.

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Do not use any of the following products to clean your floor: ammonia based cleaners, acrylic finishes, wax -based products, detergents, bleach, polishes and oil soaps.

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Do not allow water to stand on your floor for any length of time – wipe up immediately (as we already mention before).

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Do not use plastic or rubber mats on your floor (they trap moisture and in time discolor your floor).

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Do not walk across your floor in shoes with heel taps, spike heels…

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-Treat your floors with care and love and they will love you back! –


 

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