How To Protect Your Wood Floors From Dogs
To protect your floors from your puppy's nails, you can put booties on your pooch when you go outside and socks on when they're inside. To curtail your pet from chewing on your furniture, make sure your pet has something else to chew on, such as a toy or bone.
Here's how you can avoid having to resand your floors constantly: Use more coats of finish. If you have enough finish on the floor, the scratches will be in the plastic of the finish, not the wood. Finish scratches can be easily fixed with a fresh topcoat of more polyurethane. Scratches in the wood have to be sanded out and,
Though a good polyurethane seal on your floors is the best defense against urine stains and surface scuffs, it can't fully protect the wood. Fortunately, any clever, dog-owning DIYer can make minor floor repairs without the help of a pro—just follow our guide on how to get scratches and stains out of hardwood floors.
Laurie March gives advice to keep your floors safe from dog damage. Skip navigation Sign in. Protect Your Floors From Dogs How to remove pet urine stains from wood floors GUARANTEED
Is There a Way to Prevent Dogs From Damaging Hardwood Floor? Consider Runners for High-Traffic Areas. In many homes, there is a particular route Clean up Any Accidents Immediately. Another common source of pet damage on hardwood floors is those Clip Your Dog's Nails Often. Your dog's nails
If the floor is unfinished, you'll likely need one coat of sealer and at least two coats of protectant on top of that. Even with a sealant, dog urine can still soak in if left to dry. If your dog does have an accident, clean and dry the floor immediately to prevent the urine from soaking in and reaching the subfloor.