Your hardwood flooring is finally set up. It feels more peaceful with the hardwood flooring set up. But what now? How can you sustain and guard your investment? In search of easy methods to maintain and clean your floor? Then this write-up is good for you!
Floor mats are quite useful things in terms of maintaining wood floor. The flooring is quite prone to dirt and dust. Floor mats can trap the dirt and dust whenever family members wipe off their feet before getting into the house.Furthermore, put a rug or floor mat in places where there is a high possibility of water spills – an example would be near the sink. This will reduce damages on the floor due to water or moisture.
Careful though, there are mats which aren’t created for wood flooring. If you are cleaning the house, you should include cleaning the mats by shaking them.
You must take the full responsibility to maintain the cleanliness and condition of the floor. The floor, when maintained properly, it will have an extended life. To begin maintaining the beauty of the floor, you should obtain a top quality broom. Make use of the broom, and sweep the floor regularly. If you are lazy to accomplish this, you may use vacuum, and just slide it across the floor. Note: if you are using a vacuum, you need to use without beater bar.
Several procedures can be applied for cleaning your floor. For the ‘finish in place’ wood flooring, make use of 8″ by 14″ terry mop with rotating head. This makes cleaning the corners, base boards, and under cabinets a piece of pie.
Floor specialists recommend a few cleaning products for the floor. The manufacturers of ‘pre-finished’ floors propose their own products for regular upkeep. To find out more about this, contact your manufacturer.
Is your floor becoming dull and lifeless? Then it is time to do some recoating and refinishing. In the screening procedure, the floor’s polyurethaned finish must be ground down or abraded. Then fresh coats of urethane will be applied. The outcome is a revived floor that appears like the first time it was installed.
If the damage of the floor is very severe, then it is time to do the sanding and refinishing process. This is the process of sanding the floor to its bare wood, and then refinishing it. You should only do this process if screening and recoating did not help. The market offers board replacements, and this means that you do not have to refinishg the whole floor.