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A Method for Cleaning Your Wood Floors

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

This method for cleaning your wood floors is straightforward and will give them a thorough cleaning. The best way to protect your wood floors is to clean them on a regular basis. Use the following steps the next time you clean your hardwood floors.

 

Baseboards

First, clean the baseboards using a soft microfiber dusting pad, with a fringe if possible. Run it along the boards without lifting it. Lifting the pad allows larger debris to get under it, and this debris can scratch the floor as you move along. Let the fringe of the pad collect the larger debris while the pad handles the dust. After you’ve finished the baseboards, continue dusting with the pad across the whole floor, again taking care not to lift it. Then use the hose on your vacuum to get any remaining debris near the baseboards.

Mop

Use a spray bottle to mist the floor with water or a cleaner that is designed for wood floors. If it’s not made for wood floors, it could damage the floor, so take care to use a cleaner that says it is safe on wood floors. Water works fine too. Once you’ve misted the floor use a second microfiber pad (for wet use only) to mop. Continue spraying and mopping in sections until you’re finished. You don’t need much water or cleaning solution, the floor should be drying behind you as you go.

 

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Signature Hardwood Floors has been servicing the entire Maryland, Northern Virginia, and South Central Pennsylvania areas since July of 2004. With more than twenty years of experience, we offer top quality products and exceptional craftsmanship. We are licensed and insured for both residential and commercial projects.

In addition, we are a recognized member of the National Wood Flooring Association, noted for our staff’s regular participation in continuing education programs on wood flooring. Our skilled and knowledgeable staff is proficient in new installation, refinishing, repairs, stain applications, oil and water base poly, and restorations. This expertise enables us to provide you, the customer, with the best results at an affordable price.

Contact the flooring experts at Signature Hardwood Floors, Inc. to help you determine which type of hardwood flooring is best for you. Contact us by calling 410.415.0755 or click here today!

Our mission statement is simple: stay small, personal, and in control of our work, all to ensure that you receive the best job possible! We have a passion for this industry.

You can follow us on FacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn as well!

Source

http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/reader-tip-the-best-way-to-cle-60991

Can I Mop My Wood Floor?

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Generally, you shouldn’t mop your wood floor. By this we mean you shouldn’t take a soaking wet mop to your wood floor, also known as damp moping. You can, however, use a lightly dampened mop to clean a hardwood floor. There’s a definitely emphasis on lightly dampened here, make sure to wring out most of the moisture before mopping the floor.

Mopping your wood floor with anything more than a lightly dampened mop isn’t a great idea, because wood generally doesn’t react well to water. Over time, water can cause cosmetic problems like dulling and discoloration, as well as structural problems like warping and splitting. The best idea is to consult the manufacturer as to the best way to clean your particular wood floor, as it varies based on the type of wood and the finish used.

 

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Signature Hardwood Floors has been servicing the entire Maryland, Northern Virginia, and South Central Pennsylvania areas since July of 2004. With more than twenty years of experience, we offer top quality products and exceptional craftsmanship. We are licensed and insured for both residential and commercial projects.

In addition, we are a recognized member of the National Wood Flooring Association, noted for our staff’s regular participation in continuing education programs on wood flooring. Our skilled and knowledgeable staff is proficient in new installation, refinishing, repairs, stain applications, oil and water base poly, and restorations. This expertise enables us to provide you, the customer, with the best results at an affordable price.

Contact the flooring experts at Signature Hardwood Floors, Inc. to help you determine which type of hardwood flooring is best for you. Contact us by calling 410.415.0755 or click here today!

Our mission statement is simple: stay small, personal, and in control of our work, all to ensure that you receive the best job possible! We have a passion for this industry.

You can follow us on FacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn as well!

 

Source

 

http://woodfloors.org/care-maitenance.aspx