One of the best benefits of hardwood flooring is that they require such little maintenance in comparison to other types of flooring.
Day-to-day cleaning generally involves little more than sweeping with a soft bristle broom on a regular basis to remove dirt and debris. The dirtier areas of your home may need a little more attention, such as a thorough mopping, but generally only in areas like the kitchen or pantry. Food and beverage spills that so often occur in these parts of the home can cause the floor to become sticky or grimy. Doorways and hallways may need extra attention as well, because they are the first areas that will show scuff marks.
Cleaners will generally be needed only once a year—typically during your annual spring cleaning frenzy!
A good hardwood floor will require very little of your time and energy. If you take appropriate maintenance measures to protect your hardwood floor, you’ll find that you have a beautiful, low maintenance floor to enjoy for years and years to come!
Good hardwood floor practices are as follows: