There are may options to help your hardwood floor look new again. It can be as simple as a routine cleaning. The type of finish you have will dictate the clean-up procedures. Many times the dull look on your floor is using the wrong product to clean with or even how clean your mop or cloth is. Routine cleaning involves sweeping, dust mopping, or vacuuming using the bare floor setting to remove dust and dirt. Clean spills immediately with a dry or slightly damp cloth. Don’t use wet mops or steam mops, which will damage the finish or even the wood over long periods of time.
There are many good reasons to invest in a hardwood floors, but we have narrowed it down to four in this blog. The environmental benefit, health benefits, competitive benefit and durabilty benefits shown below tell why you should chose hardwood floors.
Wood floors are one of the rare building products that inherently showcase the natural beauty of the material itself, which is why wood has been used as a flooring material for centuries. One of the keys to ensuring a wood floor’s timeless beauty is having a fundamental understanding of the relationship between moisture and wood.
Every space has unique needs and each individual has different tastes. It can be overwhelming looking on the internet or even coming into our store with so many choices. What is the best hardwood floor for you? Trying to match those needs and tastes, we have come up with five basic questions to help your selection process.
What wood species do you want?
Oak hardwood floors have remained a constant best seller for decades for a variety of reasons. Oak is durable, versatile, stable and has been easily attainable so the cost is reasonable. Hardwood floors take a beating daily with all the activity that happens on them. The finish on the hardwood floor is what makes it wear well but the wood needs to be hard enough to take the constant daily use. Wood is measured by the Janka hardness scale to measure the durability of a type of wood.