Let’s face it. We all know how beautiful wood floors are. However, with them comes a hefty price tag and the idea that they are very difficult to maintain. While wood floors do take a bit of care, they do not take much more than any other flooring product. Plus, they make your home look absolutely stunning. If you are still on the fence, keep reading to learn more about wood floors and how to best maintain them.
- Vacuum Often Keeping dirt and debris off your wood floor is essential. That is because debris on your wood floor can act like sandpaper as people walk over it and put dents and scratches on your wood floor. That is why it is important to sweep, or better yet, vacuum your wood floors often. Be sure when vacuuming that you use the hard floor setting which will turn the brush roll off to avoid further scratching the floors.
- Use The Right Cleaning Products You also want to be sure that you have the right cleaning products for your wood floor. Check with your flooring manufacturer to see what the best type of cleaner for your specific floor is. If you cannot find their recommendations, just try to avoid any harsh chemicals.
- Keep Them Dry With wood floors, you want to try your best to keep them dry. If you put too much water on your wood floors when mopping or cleaning it can cause the floors to swell. Over time, that can damage the wood. You should also avoid using steam to clean your wood floors as that can cause damage as well.
- Recoat When Necessary When your floor starts to wear down you should consider recoating them before it is too late. This just means applying a new topcoat that will bring back the luster and smooth finish of the floor. Of course, if they are too worn down, you can also sand and refinish them completely.
Contact Monarch Carpets when it is time for new wood floors!
Now that you know how to properly clean and care for wood floors, do you feel more comfortable buying them? Wood floors have so many benefits and they look absolutely stunning in any home. If you are looking for the perfect wood floors for your home, look no further than Monarch Carpets. Since 1937, we have been offering quality wood floor options and we would be happy to help you select the perfect option for your home. Give us a call today at (877) 766-6272 or stop into our showroom to see what we have to offer.
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