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Wood floors are susceptible to weather conditions. The most adversarial season that mostly affects wood floors is summer. Summers have the capacity to combine several factors that occur simultaneously to cause wood floors to cup or even worse, buckle. In central Florida, even the best-installed wood floors require keen attention and regular maintenance to sustain that clean and glossy appearance on many interior decors. Some of the causative agents of the deterioration of wood floors due to weather conditions may include:
Hardwood floors are a beautiful component with any home décor, but over time, their beauty can fade if they are not cared for properly. While wood can be fairly resilient, using the right products and tools on your hardwood floors is essentially to maintain them and prevent excessive wear.
Hardwood floors are made from a variety of naturally occurring and man-made composite wood or resin materials. They come in the form of hardwood plank flooring, parquet block flooring, and engineered hardwood flooring. Nonetheless, the most important factor to consider when determining what products and equipment to use on your hardwood floors is the finish. Hardwood flooring finished with a polyurethane coating is the simplest way to clean while varnish, lacquer, and shellac flooring requires more detailed care. Using these tips and tools for cleaning your hardwood floors will keep them in the best shape and help you avoid unnecessary refinishing projects.
Caring for hardwood flooring can be time consuming and complicated when you take the DIY approach. High traffic areas need to be cleaned very frequently, and if your floors are especially worn, you could face hours or even days of sanding and refinishing. Let’s face it- who has the time and energy to do that? If you want to keep your hardwood floors looking like new without spending all of your free time mopping and polishing, hiring a professional cleaner is the best course of action.
Keeping Your Tile and Grout Clean
Tile and grout can be problem cleaning areas, even for a professional. That once bright, white grout can become dingy with age and everyday dirt. For pet owners, the yellowing can become even more discolored due to the oil in your pet’s hair.
Tile and grout can be easily maintained with some simple house hold solutions and a little elbow grease. It will save you money on professional cleaning services.
Before using heavy duty commercial cleaners, we recommend using safer alternatives, especially in households with pets and/or small children.
People love the look of tile on their floors, but some feel that the cleaning and maintenance of this type of flooring choice is time-consuming and expensive. In reality, tile and grout cleaning is neither tedious nor pricey.
There are plenty of alternative ways to keep these floors looking as fresh and shiny as they did on day 1. The problem arises when you decide not to take action and let dirt and mold take over. Here are some problems that come up when you do not take care of your tile and grout.