Daily Care & Maintenance
Hardwood is an easy-to-maintain flooring option for your home.
Invest in a quality broom and put it to use on regular basis to keep your hardwood floors looking their best. Use a vacuum cleaner, but be careful as the bar could harm your floors. Work to ensure that dirt, dust, and other debris are not present on your hardwood floors.
Hardwood floors may fade with time, but you can prevent this through window treatments and rotating your furniture.
When in doubt, consult your manufacturer on how to best care for your hardwood floors.
Dealing With Hardwood Spills & Stains
Hardwood is not especially vulnerable to spills and stains, which is ideal for homeowners. You may opt for a hardwood floor cleaner is useful in removing marks or scuffs, but always pretest any new substances before using them on your floors. Never use soaps or ammonia cleaners on your hardwood floors because it will affect the luster.
Hardwood floors should not be cleaned with excessive water as they can expand. Be wary of this if you're considering mopping. Hardwood floors are durable and a little care will go a long way.