When you decide to make the change from carpets to wooden flooring
, there is one major transition which may take some getting used to: cleaning. While the prospect of spilling something, such as red wine or spaghetti bolognese, might have previously been enough to fill you with dread, this is not such a problem with wooden flooring. While removing the stains from a carpet would be a lengthy, drawn-out task involving cleaning products and perhaps even hiring a carpet cleaner, all you will need to clean wooden flooring is a mop, and perhaps even tissues or baby wipes. However, while wood floors
are certainly easier to maintain and keep in a presentable state, there is one thing which can leave it damaged, whether superficially or structurally: water. Continued, sustained exposure to water, whether through a leak or a spillage which is left in place, can cause your wooden flooring to develop dark or discoloured spots, large dips in the boards, or, if there is an overwhelming amount of moisture applied, can even pull away from the base entirely. With Aqua-Step waterproof flooring
from Source Wood Floors, these problems are consigned to the past. While still having the attractive, cosy appearance of wooden flooring, these are made from high-quality synthetic resins, with no wood components used in their construction, and therefore lack the absorbency of standard wooden flooring. Not only are the Aqua-Step products completely waterproof, but they can be cleaned easily with soap and water, ensuring that it stays free from bacteria. Waterproof flooring can halt the potentially expensive and inconvenient damage associated with spillages.