hardwood floors

Tips for Maintaining Hardwood Floors

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Knowing how to properly take care of your flooring is vital. Here are a couple of ways to maintain your floors, so that'll last long.

- Use hardwood products designed specifically for your flooring type.

- Don't use ammonia-based products or any other harsh chemicals to clean the floor.

- Don't apply topcoats to your floor before consulting with a hardwood floor specialist.

- Place padding under furniture legs, don't drag furniture or heavy objects and trim pet nails to avoid scratches.

- Sweep or vacuum regularly to get rid of dust particles.

- Limit your floors from direct sunlight to avoid color fades.

If you have any questions feel free to contact us at (408) 333-9771 or (408) 509-8627. You can also visit our showroom in 1190 Mountain View-Alviso, Ste N, Sunnyvale, CA 94089.

Real Hardwood vs Tile Hardwood Look-alike

There are various types of flooring, like authentic hardwood and look-alike tile and it can be hard choosing between them. They are both great options, but before considering either product, you should be informed of their pros and cons.

These are the advantages of real hardwood floors:

  • Easy maintenance

  • Long durability

  • It’s comfortable

These are the disadvantages of real hardwood floors:

  • Prone to scratches

  • Very susceptible to water damage

  • Can’t be installed in any area because of humidity

These are the advantages of hardwood tile flooring:

  • Scratch proof

  • Waterproof

  • Can be installed in any area

  • Nonallergenic

  • Durable

These are the disadvantages of hardwood tile flooring:

  • More expensive to replace

  • Prone to cracks and chips

  • Can be very slippery

  • Can be uncomfortable

If you have any questions about this topic, feel free to contact us at (408) 509-8627 or (408) 333-9771.