HARDWOOD FLOOR MAINTENANCE IN CALGARY
Having hardwood floors (Calgary) in your home adds incredible value and looks uniquely beautiful. However, there is a lot of maintenance required to keep your hardwood floors looking their best. We’ve compiled this list of maintenance tips to help you maintain the quality of your hardwood floors in Calgary.
Keep Your Floors Clean Dust and bacteria settled on your floors wears them down and increases the likelihood of scratching. Keep floors clean with a light sweep at least every other day. If using a vacuum on your hardwood floors, be sure to choose a vacuum with hard floor settings and a soft brush. Vacuuming and mopping should be done about once a week to keep the dust and dirt at bay.
Prevent Damage to Your Floors
It’s wise to invest in mats or rugs that can be placed at the entryways of your home. This is a simple way to collect dirt from people’s shoes. Choose rugs without an adhesive or abrasive bottom.
Don’t Use Water on Your Floors Never use water to clean your hardwood floors. Water can deteriorate the wood. Most stores carry a special wood floor cleaner that can be sprayed and wiped away with a soft cloth. Know the finish of your floors (for example, polyurethane or wax) so you can choose the right cleaner.
Maintain floor Finishes Floors with a polyurethane finish will need special attention. Depending on the amount of foot traffic, these floors should be inspected and re-coated every 3-5 years.
Avoid Stains at All Costs Stains are the biggest enemy to your hardwood floors. This is hard to prevent, but do all you can to keep tough substances from being spilled on your floors.
Advantage Hardwood Floor in Calgary // the right cleaning products and methods to safely clean hardwood flooring and we can also restore damage to the wood or finish.403 995-9779