Wood Floor Care – What Not To Do

Do not let sand, dirt or grit build up.They can act like sandpaper and actually abrade and dull the floor finish.

Never damp mop a wood floor.Excessive amounts of water can cause your wood floor to swell and cup.


Avoid walking on wood floors inhigh heels. They can severely damage wood floors. Keep heels in good repair.Keep pets’ claws properly trimmedto avoid excessive scratches and gouges.


DO NOT USE: wax, oil soaps, or other householdcleaners on your polyurethane finished wood floor. The use of these products can dull today’s floor finishesand make refinishing difficult.Oil soaps are especially bad, they cause extensive finish adhesion problems because they soak into the soft grains and cracks of the wood. Be very careful not to
overspray or drip when cleaning your furniture with them.

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