Hardwood floors can be the prize of the home. Let’s find out what you need to know to take care of your hardwood floor.
The key to preventing scratches caused by dust and dirt is placing rugs in high-traffic areas. This adds a fun element to the home while protecting your floors.
Using furniture pads can ensure that when moving items such as chairs it will not scratch the floor. To make sure the furniture pads are doing their job, change them twice a year and check occasionally to make sure they are still securely attached.
Slipping off your shoes can help keep your floors looking brand new. Shoes can track in dirt. Spiked shoes can cause dents int eh floor including heels.
Everyone loves their pets, but not when they are scratching up your floors. Keeping an eye on their claws and keeping them short will keep your floors safe!
Dirt and dust can act as sandpaper as you walk. Dusting regularly, as well as vacuuming regularly will help.
Using a spray and a mop can help control the amount of water to not saturate the floor.
There’s nothing wrong with calling in some extra help. Using a professional service to deep clean your hardwood floors once a year will help to restore the natural glow. And every two years consider applying a new layer of finish. This is a preventative measure to help keep from damaging the hardwood floor.