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How To Maintain Wooden Flooring

Wooden flooring makes an elegant addition to any space. Whether in a busy office or cosy front room, wood is always a classy and timeless choice. Although wood is a highly durable material, it still needs to be carefully maintained. By properly looking after your wood floors, they’re sure to last for years to come.

Read our helpful guide to find out how to keep your wooden floors in tip top condition.

Avoid Using Abrasive Materials & Substances

An excellent way to care for a wood floor is to keep it clean. However, it’s crucial that the correct fabrics and products are being used. Never use scratchy or abrasive materials, as these can scratch or even damage the wood. Alternatively, opt for soft, gentle fabrics. You should also avoid using harsh chemicals on wooden flooring and simply clean with a damp mop a few times a year. Remember to regularly sweep with a soft-bristled broom to prevent dust building up.

Don't Let Spills Linger On Wooden Flooring

Wipe up spillages as quickly as possible to prevent your wooden flooring from becoming damaged. Spills that are left to dry naturally risk dulling or even discolouring the wood, which spoils its glossy appearance. Moreover, as fluids are a classic slipping hazard, it’s always advised to swiftly mop up spillages from a health and safety perspective. 

Be Smart With Furniture On Wooden Flooring

You can protect your wood floors by being smart with your furniture. Consider placing floor protectors under the feet or pressure points of your furniture to prevent causing damage to the floor. If you decide to move furniture around, never drag it as this can harm the wood. Instead, safely lift the furniture, and ask for help if you need it.

Call In A Professional

If your wooden flooring is looking a little drab, it’s time to call in a professional. It is highly cost-effective to have an expert maintain your flooring because it will help prolong its lifespan. With a range of solutions available, such as sanding and polishing, you can rely on the professionals to safely restore your flooring to its former glory.

Expert Wooden Flooring Care With Ryan's Restoration

Give your wooden flooring some TLC and contact Ryan’s Restoration. We are dedicated to bringing your floors back to life. For more information, get in touch with our helpful team today.


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