Engineered Wood Flooring Care
product care for hardwood-flooring Hardwood floors are one of the oldest flooring styles for a reason. Hardwood adds value, appeal and timeless durability to your home, and with a bit of regular cleaning and maintenance, they'll stay looking brand new for decades to come.
When used under normal residential traffic conditions* with proper care and maintenance, your Flooring America®/Flooring Canada® retailer warrants to the original buyer that the plies of your engineered hardwood floor will not separate during the period specified by the warranty level of the product purchased (see page 14 for details of
How to Care for Engineered Floors. Most manufacturers recommend cleaning hardwood or solid engineered flooring with a damp mop or cloth only. If you find you need a little more cleaning power, purchase a cleaner made specifically for finished wood flooring.
Routine Hardwood Cleaning Dos Use a soft cloth to blot spills and spots as soon as they happen. Always avoid allowing liquids to stand on your hardwood floor. Sweep, dust or vacuum the floor regularly. If vacuuming, use a hard floor attachment to avoid scratching or dulling your floor's finish
All Wood Wipe up spills and spots immediately with a clean white cloth. Use ice to harden tough substances like wax or chewing gum, and then gently scrape with a plastic scraper or a credit card. Be careful not to scratch the surface and wipe the area clean with a soft, slightly damp cloth.
To care for hardwood floors, dust them every day with a microfiber cloth or mop to trap dirt, pet hair, and other debris that can cause scratches over time. You should also vacuum your hardwood floors once a week with a soft-bristled floor brush attachment.