hardwood floors require some regular maintenance and attention to keep
them looking their best and lasting to their full potential. In order
to best protect your Hardwood Floor, please observe the following:
DO SWEEP OR VACUUM: the floor with a soft brush to prevent abrasive dirt and dust
from accumulating and scratching the finish.
DO CLEAN YOUR FEET: Place long-bristle welcome mats
and area rugs at every entrance of the house. Also, protect your
floor from kitchen water and detergents by using rugs in front of
the sink, workstations and dishwasher. Sand and water are
very harmful to your wood floors.
DON'T DAMP MOP:
Water and wood floors don't mix! Use only the Precision Floor Care
Cleaner with a micro-fiber pad or
an equivalent product on your hardwood floor. The Precision Floor
Care cleaner and pads are available at the Precision Hardwoods
DO WIPE SPILLS
IMMEDIATELY: When accidents happen and some liquid gets spilled on
your hardwood floor, you should use a slightly damp white cloth, or
paper towel, immediately to clean up and dry the affected area.
DON'T USE HOUSEHOLD
oil-based detergent or any other household cleaners on the floors.
These may dull or damage the finish, leaving a greasy film and
making the floor slippery and more difficult to clean.
DO CHAIR PADS: Use felt pads under
all furniture and chair legs, in order to ease their movements and
to prevent scratches. Periodically check and replace the felt pads
when dirty or worn. For extremely heavy objects such as a piano, use
wide, non-staining rubber cups. Purchasing floor protectors is cheap
insurance for the protection of your hardwood floor investment.
These and other accessories can be purchased at Precision Hardwoods
DO CHECK YOUR
SHOES: Damaged or worn
high heel shoes may expose a metal tip, which is certain to damage
the surface finish. Keep high heel shoes in good condition.
DO Protect Against
UV Rays: Protect your floor
against direct sunlight or any intense source of artificial
lighting. Over time, UV radiation from intense natural and artificial light will
discolor hardwood floors.