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5 Tips For Timber Floor Care

If you’ve invested in a professional timber floor polish and timber floor sanding then you are going to want that finish to last as long as possible. Here are some tips to ensure the longevity of your timber floors and ensure you have them looking their best for as long as possible.

  1. Drying Time

When you have had the timber floor polished and a timber floor stain applied, you are going to be provided with the specific drying time for that polish. It is important that you adhere to this and not walk on the timber floors until the time has passed.

  1. Damage From Furniture

Furniture is one of the biggest culprits when it comes to causing damage to your timber floors. It can be handy to put something under the legs of couches and tables to ensure you don’t scrape your beautifully polished timber floors.

  1. Keep Them Clean

Dust and dirt can be a big causes of scratches on timber floors. For this reason, it is imperative that you keep the timber floors nice and clean. Give them a sweep to pick up that extra dirt and you’ll be going a long way in ensuring they last the distance.

  1. Keep Them Dry

It’s natural in a home that spills will occur, whether it’s the kids spilling a drink or the pets walking in after a bath. However, moisture can damage your timber floors and so it is vital that you ensure you clean up spills as soon as they happen to ensure your timber floors stay in top shape.

  1. Use Rugs & Mats

After a timber floor sanding and a timber floor polish, it’s very handy to ensure you lay out some mats through the entrance ways that have the most traffic and to ensure that you lay down rugs, especially under your furniture to avoid wear and tear.

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