Hardwood flooring counts as one of the best investments you can make in your Pleasant Grove home. Just ask Pioneer Hardwood Flooring INC. For those who wish to sell their homes, many buyers want hardwood floors instead of carpet flooring. A hardwood floor can stand the test of time and continue to look stunning over the years.
You can have floor installation experts change your current floors into hardwood. To make them last, you will have to take good care of them. You can use cleaning products that the installation experts recommend. Cleaning products tend to be expensive, however, and usually contains chemicals harmful to you, your children and pets.
When you want a greener alternative to store-bought cleaning agents, you can create your own cleaner. You will need:
- A spray bottle
- Microfiber mop
- 4 cups of water
- 1 teaspoon pure castile soap
Mix the soap, water, and five drops of essential oil (optional) inside the spray bottle. Try the cleaner out in a secluded portion of your hardwood floor. When the cleaner works well, use it on the rest of the floor.
As you clean, you can work in small areas and spray enough cleaner to keep excess moisture from damaging your floor. Regularly clean your hardwood floor as well to ensure its longevity. You can use a robot vacuum cleaner if you want. You could schedule a robot cleaner to clean the hardwood floor at regular intervals.
Aside from the cleaning practices above, you also have to prevent spills or moisture from damaging your hardwood floor. Clean spills up immediately and close your windows when it is raining outside. Ten minutes of moisture-exposure can be enough to warp your floorboards.
With proper cleaning and maintenance, your hardwood floor can now last long before it needs to be refinished or replaced. As a result, your investment will continue to retain its value over the years.