Floor Care Do’s and Don’t’s

February 14, 2014

You can take extra precautions to extend the life of your floor when it’s finished by remembering these simple do’s and don’ts of floor care:

Don’t’s in Wood Flooring Care

First of all don’t let sand, dirt or grit build up on your floor.

Don’t dump mop your floor.

Don’t let your pet’s claws go untrimmed.

Don’t walk on your floors in high heels.

Don’t use water or vinegar, wax, oil soap or household cleaners that can dull or damage your floors.

Do’s in Wood Flooring Care

Do vacuum, dust or sweep your floor regularly.

Remove spills promptly.

Place mats inside and outside your external doors to trap sand and grit.

Use are rugs in high traffic pathways.

Install protective self-adhesive pads on the feet of your furniture.

Place waterproof liners underneath potted plants to prevent water stains.

Try to maintain consistent humidity level in your home. Excessive humidity or dryness can cause your floor to swell or shrink.

For advice about the best wood flooring for your home feel free to contact the ESB sales team. Contact us now to request your no hassle no obligation free samples or come down to our North London showroom for a closer look. 

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