Hardwood flooring is today’s best option of flooring for new and luxurious building. It is also very important part of decoration and remodeling of rooms of any house, office, factory, institution or any other building. People install these flooring in two different types, one is prefinished and second is unfinished. After installation of these, flooring there is need of cleaning and maintenance. Prefinished flooring is easy to clean as you can clean it with just water and soap solution however unfinished flooring is little difficult to clean. Actually, you have to remove wax buildup from this floor first then you can clean it.
There are many methods, which you can use, for unfinished hardwood flooring for removing wax and to clean it but below is the one of the best method, which you can use for this purpose.To remove dust and dirt from unfinished flooring, vacuum, clean, sweep through a dry cleaner like swifter.Use a strip which any professional hardwood manufacturer recommend you for removing buildup of wax.To avoid re-entering of dust and dirt particles make sure that entire wood of flooring is well ventilated. Before applying wax on unfinished flooring make sure that floor is dry.Always try to apply thin coat of wax making sure that this thin layer is on the entire floor or apply it on whole wood of the flooring.After applying wax make sure, that floor is well ventilated so that wax and floor become dry.After first thin layer of wax drying apply a thick and final layer of wax on floor and let it dry again.With the help of a buffing machine or through a piece of cloth, buff the entire floor.Those parts of the flooring, which are under high traffic, use at least twice wax in one year to increase its lifetime.
After cleaning and maintenance of your hardwood flooring. There are some prevention, which you must take. These preventive steps are:Often vacuum or sweep your hardwood floor. If you have enough time then make sure that, you are vacuuming or sweeping floor twice in a day.Dust is the main cause of damage of hardwood flooring put a doormat on the entrance of room so that it can remove dust from shoes and feet of people.If any thing, which is liquid or same like liquid fall on your hardwood flooring, make sure that you are cleaning it immediately. If water dropped on your floor and you left it untreated, it can cause damage for your hardwood floor.If you are deciding to put a carpet of hardwood floor of your room make sure that you have put a under pad to protect floor from dyes, rugs and plastic backup of the carpet.Always try to follow instruction of the hardwood manufacturer and if you are unclear from any kind of instruction do not hesitate to ask questions from him.
Therefore, never try to clean floors of your home without any information. Follow the above steps to clean and maintain hardwood flooring of your home to increase it lifetime.