The summer temperatures and good weather translate to everyone in the family spending more time outdoors. While picnics in the park or trips to the lake can be relaxing as well as a lot of fun, you don’t want to bring the outdoors into your indoors. Planning and proper maintenance on your part can protect your hardwood floor investment for many years.
Once you invest in hardwood floors for your home or office, you want to protect them to make sure they always look their best. There are many products and trends that claim to protect your floors, but not all are safe for your floor or your family. When in doubt, ask a hardwood flooring expert.
1. Neglecting Your Gutters
Cleaning gutters before the spring rains is critical to the health of the interior and exterior of your home. Removing leaves, bird’s nests and branches annually will allow the water to move through the gutter and keep the water from pouring onto the foundation, leaking into your home or ruining your landscape.
Knowing These 8 Secrets Will Make Your Hardwood Floors Look Amazing
Scratches, nicks and dents from furniture, shoes, and using the wrong cleaning solutions can all cause hardwood floors to become dull and lifeless. While hardwood floors are durable, regular care can help to prevent minor damage from accruing over time. Don't worry, it does not mean you will spend all your time on the...