The hardwood floor is one of the most eco-friendly and expensive floors. Such floors look luxurious and are quite demanding in care. However, if you know the basic rules, then cleaning will not be difficult for you, and the appearance of your floor will remain in good condition for a long time.
Basic rules of care
In fact, caring for such a floor only seems complicated, everything is quite simple.
An old-fashioned dust mop is suitable for collecting dust every day. It is suitable for wooden floors the best of all, the main thing is that it performs its functions efficiently. Here’s more info about such mops.
There are two types of cleaning. Do not wash the floor every day, otherwise the material will wear out quickly.
- Current cleaning. It is usually performed no more than once every two weeks.
- General cleaning is required no more than once a year. You can hire specialists to do this, so that they not only clean the floor, but also cover it with a special solution that preserves the appearance of the floor for a long time.
To wash the hardwood, it is best to purchase special cleaners, which are available in the form of concentrated solutions or aerosols.
Best mops for washing
There are several recommendations regarding the equipment used to clean the hardwood from dirt. For example, microfiber cloths are great for washing it. They are quite soft and absorb moisture well.
Only a soft mop without hard edges should be used. It is best to use the one that has a hygroscopic nozzle and a mechanical spin.
Some housewives like to use a cleaning vacuum cleaner for washing floors, but in this case it will not work. The washing vacuum cleaner emits too much water, which can have time to soak into the wood and spoil the floor. The exception is special vacuum cleaners for this coating.
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