Hardwood floors care

How to clean your hardwood floors

Hardwood floors care

How to care for hardwood floors to ensure they last a lifetime. Firstly, it is absolutely necessary to take a good care of your floors if you do not intend to spend quite a fortune on fixing them in the nearest future. Hardwood floor does not require a lot, but suggests you to follow some of the rules.

How to Clean hardwood floors

How to Clean hardwood floors

On a regular basis

It is recommended to sweep, vacuum or dust the floor on a regular basis. The frequency does depend on your household, it could range from daily to every 2-3 days. Why is it so important? The dust, sand and dirt can cause minor scratches that affect your floors durability.

Using  materials for dusting could be a very good idea as their fibers attract significantly more dust from floor pores.

Weekly cleaning

Cleaning hardwood floor is quite simple as long as you know some specifications about cleaning supplies. It is recommended to avoid using oil-based detergents and soap-based cleaners as they can damage the finish and make your floor quite slippery. Vinegar diluted with water is not recommended either as it dulls the the floor finish after several applications. The best products would be non-toxic, pH-neutral and biodegradable ones. Never apply cleaners directly to your hardwood floor.

Too much water can damage your floor so make sure that your mop does not leave excessive amounts of liquid behind.

Quarterly polishing

It does not really require any professional services. With a wide variety of water-based polishes at local stores, it could easily be your DIY project that can bring the shine back to your engineered hardwood floors and create a new protective layer.

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How to protect hardwood floors

How to protect hardwood floors

  • Place rugs and mats in the entry ways to prevent the dirt from getting onto the floors.
  • Use felt pads for your furniture legs to protect your floor from scratches and significant pressure.
  • Do not leave any liquid on the floor. If you happen to spill something, wipe it up immediately.
  • Try not to wear any high heels on your hardwood floor as they can certainly damage the surface.
  • Avoid raising or lowering the temperature by more that 2 degrees Celsius at once. Do it gradually day after day.
  • Maintain the right level of humidity, 40 to 50%.

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