How to Care For Your Hardwood Floors
Hardwood is a timeless flooring that both beautifies the home and makes it more functional. Especially in today’s real estate market, this feature is in demand for buyers of all ages.
Still, it’s important to take steps to care for your investment as the years go by and time takes its toll. While hardwood flooring is one of the easiest to maintain, there are still some basic things you can do to preserve it.
Courtesy of your favorite Bryn Mawr flooring store, Norman Carpet One, here is a simple regimen to keep your hardwood floors in tip-top shape:
- Vacuum/sweep/mop regularly – This may seem obvious, but make sure to vacuum and/or sweep and mop regularly. Also make sure to clean up any spills as soon as they happen, so that dirt and moisture don’t absorb into the wood. Moisture can be especially damaging for hardwood, so try to limit any contact with water.
- Avoid moving large objects – Try to avoid moving your furniture, appliances, and any other large objects across the floor. If you want to rearrange the room, make sure to lift any large objects completely before moving them. This will prevent scratches and dents in your hardwood floor.
- Use a surface finish – Eventually, your hardwood floor may begin to lose some of its original luster. When you notice a dulling in the wood, it’s time to recoat the floor with a new surface finish. Floors with heavy foot traffic will need to undergo this process more often than floors that aren’t used as often.
Hardwood flooring will always be a beautiful option, but it’s important to take care of it the right way. This will allow you to enjoy the beauty of hardwood for many years!
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At Norman Carpet One, we offer a wide variety of flooring. Along with numerous options for hardwood flooring, we can assist you in installing carpet, resilient floors, rugs, ceramic, stone, and more. Whether you’re looking to remodel your current flooring or install brand new flooring while building your dream home, we’re here to help.
Contact the experts at our Bryn Mawr flooring store today to schedule your in-home consultation. We look forward to hearing from you!