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How To Clean Hardwood Floors

How To Clean Hardwood Floors


Posted in Wood Flooring Installation And Maintenance by Source on May 3rd 2013
Cleaning Hardwood Floors There are so many different types of flooring products that we can buy today. Now even though a great many of these looks would look wonderful in our homes many of us prefer to have the look of hardwood flooring. This natural product is very beautiful and extremely durable. You will however need to take some care in cleaning hardwood floors. There are some very simple ways that you can maintain the beauty of your hardwood floors. You will need a vacuum cleaner that has a soft brush attachment and a broom with soft fine bristles. These are the main items that you will need in cleaning hardwood floors. Now rather than getting very excited you can take your time and give your hard wood floors a good cleaning. The very first thing that you will need to do is to gently sweep the entire hardwood floor to remove all of the dirt that has somehow managed to lodge it self in the various crevices. Every week or so you should vacuum the hardwood floors, but you will need to use the soft brush attachment. This way you will prevent any scratching from occurring while you are cleaning hardwood floors. Now since we are living in a house, accidents are bound to occur. The main type of accident that will happen many times is that some sort of liquid will fall to the ground. Now since water is the worst enemy of hardwood floors you should immediately start cleaning hardwood floors of water with as many towels as you need. Once all of the water has been removed you will need to let the floor dry. Now many times no matter how much we try our efforts of cleaning hardwood floors fail when our families track dirt and mud into our living areas. There is one good way that you can prevent this mud from messing up your beautiful hardwood floors and besides locking the room and opening only when your visitors come. You can ask your family to go Japanese and enter a room barefoot. Just kidding although this is a great idea for keeping your hardwood floors clean. The best way that you can keep your hardwood floors clean is to have rugs at the entrance to the rooms. You will however need to vacuum these floor rugs when you are cleaning hardwood floors other wise the dirt that is on them will trickle into the floor underneath. While you may think that all of this cleaning hardwood floors will just be a hassle for you, you can instead think of it as an investment. Your hardwood floors will stay beautiful for many years to come with just a little tender loving care.

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