You probabaly read my last article on how to article and bought the best hardwood floor. You have installed it and it looks beautiful. Does’nt it? I love the hardwood floor look and I am sure so do you. Now you got a new job at hand, how to keep your hardwood floors clean. Well I will take it a little further and give you tips on how to make it dazzle.
First remember that you have invested a lot and hardwood floors are a lifetime investment. If you want to keep it for a long time then its very important that you keep it clean and scratch free.
- Place Protector pads on ALL furniture legs on wood floor
- Place walk off mats on areas, which are in constant use.
- Sweeping, mopping is very useful and so is vacuum cleaning to remove that dirty dirt.
Periodic cleaning and following maintenance tips provided by the hardwood floor manufacturer is very helpful. Now-a-days we get a full instruction manual on how to clean the hardwood floors and maintain it so for a long time.
Also keep the hardwood floor scratch free. Scratches from cats nails are not so easily preventable.
Use of wood cleaners will help you a long way in keeping you floors shiny.
Floors should be swept regularly, and dust mops are recommended for dust.
If you have an engineered flooring material, consider using a special vacuum for laminate floors to help keep them as clean as possible.
Use of water is not recommended if the finish is already damaged
Hardwood floors need regular and careful cleaning with suggested wood cleaners to enhance their life and beauty.It will serve you a long way.