Your hardwood floors are an investment in both the beauty and value of your home. With all the species, color, and finish options available to you, you can find the perfect combination that you’ll love for years to come. However, whether you choose maple, hickory, or oak hardwood flooring, you will have to invest in some upkeep to make sure they stay beautiful. Hardwood floors have a unique vulnerability to scratches, dents, and stains, and regular maintenance can help prevent those disadvantages from detracting from the flooring you spent a lot of time and effort in choosing. Good Ol’ Boy Hardwood Floors is here to give you the tips and advice you need to appreciate your floors for decades.
In part one of this series, we discussed a few of the everyday ways that you can care for your hardwood floors. Sweeping, dusting, and vacuuming are important steps toward reducing the dust and grit that can not only dim the beauty of your solid hardwood floors, but also can cause added wear and tear as they are ground into the surface with every footstep. Mopping is another key maintenance routine that can help protect the health and beauty of your floors, as long as you are careful to limit excess water, which can cause more harm than good. In today’s blog, we continue the conversation with a few more ways you can preserve your beautiful red or white oak floors.