Jan , Engineered hardwood flooring cannot be sealed and sanded like hardwood flooring, but some brands can be lightly treated for minor scratches this way Improper cleaning can lead to problems as with hardwood Whether landlords are looking to purchase an investment property, researching renovations
Jan , Hardwood floors are my dream, but some of the laminate flooring options out there are amazing and surprisingly well priced If you decide to go for laminate floors and invest your labor and hard earned square foot or even if you re renting and find yourself with laminate through no choice of your
Dec , I ve heard many people say they love the look of hardwoods, but don t want the maintenance Maybe I m weird, but I actually find hardwood floors quite easy to maintain Or maybe I just enjoy cleaning them for some reason, I don t know Today I thought I d share some of my floor cleaning tips and the tool I
Nov , What s the big concern with vinegar and hardwood floors Vinegar is an acid and hardwood floors need a pH neutral or close to it cleaner When mixed with water, the solution s acidity is drastically lowered and it becomes an effective method to wash hardwood floors The vinegar and water mixture cuts
Sep , However, I must warn you, this vacuum cleaner is not meant to be used on carpets and rugs, and it is especially designed for tile and laminate floors Anyway, you can use its airflow to gather most of the bigger debris around the house The steam sanitizes almost everything, meaning that . of bacteria
Mar , Mop Regularly Depending on how dirty your house gets you need to mop your wood floors about every month There are plenty of good wood floor cleaners to use but I recommend Bona Hardwood Floor Cleaner Use Felt Put felt pads on the feet of any furniture you have that will be residing on your
May , DO NOT POUR THIS ON YOUR FLOORS! If you spray a little at a time and rub it in with a cloth or a microfiber mop,with a clean head, then it will work well Also, my floors are original oak with several coats of polyurethane on top I have never used this on engineered wood floors Also, I only use this polish
Apr , If you are unfamiliar with Engineered flooring basically its a few layers of MDF with a small layer of real wood on the very top Engineered is To clean them I squirt Murphy Oil Soap on a × section and then use a clean dry washcloth to get off all of the footprints, dirt and ahemfrosting You can use a
From Hayley s Flooring Do you have streaks, water spots, or cloudy residue on your wood or laminate floors Typically this is a sign of too much water or oil in your cleaning agent We recommend BONA professional cleaning products as a solution! BONA is a non toxic cleaner formulated for wood floors and contains a
Jul , Still, when rebuilding I for sure wanted a tile floor in the kitchen for cleaning reasons Tiles are I ve never like the laminate flooring the one with the natural wood, it makes the place look more classy and elegant I think the So instead we used up the remaining engineered flooring we had Now that we
Nov , How we replaced our dark bamboo floors with light and bright European white oak flooring were dark bamboo wood Pretty when clean, though never clean for more than a minute One of the companies we carry at Everitt and Schilling is Greenworld and they have a great engineered wood floor.
Jun , There are several products, theories and suggestions for how to care for your hardwood flooring From wood soaps and cleaners to waxes that you can buff on To clean your floors, suggestions of water and vinegar sprayed on a sponge mop will clean your floors effectively while also protecting the finish,
There are lots of tips floating around about how to clean these marks off, some a bit safer for your wood floors and furniture than others I guess I am always especially cautious when dealing with hardwood floors, since they can be easily damaged, and expensive to repair I would suggest that with whatever method you end
Sep , The vacuum The Roomba is designed to clean carpets, hardwood, tile and laminate floors it s also advertised as being able to pick up pet hair You can schedule up to seven preset cleanings or activate it for on the spot cleaning with a push of a button In addition to the robot itself, the device comes
Ipê makes a great flooring material for porches and decks, since the wood is naturally resistant to moisture, fungus, insects, and rot When installing Danny Lipford The countersinking in the trim boards is done with a Forstner bit to leave a clean hole that can be plugged later Installing Engineered Hardwood Flooring.
Aug , We have wood floors in our kitchen Keeping them clean is not an issue at all, and they are much easier on the back than a stone concrete material Water is a real concern, though Plumbing mishaps can be disastrous, and there are a lot of ways those can happen (Refrigerators with water dispensers, I m
Apr , To most people that spells cheap and thin, but where there is a prevalence of radiant floor heating, engineered flooring has major benefits And these floors are The white floors in the photo are beautiful but with my boys all I can think is, I d have to clean those floors times a day! I d rather enjoy my
Jul , wood floor When people think of hardwood floors, many associations can come to mind These can range from fond memories of being a child lying on the living room hardwood at your grandmother s to an exasperated homeowner dealing with a cupped or poorly installed mess Hardwood flooring has
Sep , All right friends the most controversial topic in cleaning just got a little more controversial You guys know that I clean my sealed hardwood floors with an itty bitty amount of white vinegar in a whole lot of warm water, right If not, go to this post and then head on back here for some new insight I will still
Oct , Never use vinegar or any floor cleaner that is not designed for hardwood flooring Fixing Scratches in Hardwood Floors One benefit of real hardwood flooring is that damage such as scratches and dents can be fixed relatively easily By contrast, scratches in engineered wood flooring are more difficult to fix,
Feb , Both solid and engineered wood floors are popular options for contemporary home flooring as they look gorgeous, last well and are very durable But if you ve been used to having carpets in your home before, you may well find that your cleaning and floor care routine needs to change to in order to look
Feb , Oreck Insight The Oreck Insight is a lightweight dynamo, cleaning hard flooring quietly and efficiently using low speed but then transitioning to high speed with the push of a button for cleaning carpeting No wonder it was our top rated vacuum across the board.
Nov , We use hickory in several of our collections for natural hickory flooring including Alta Vista, Chaparral, Heirloom, Moderno, Monterey, Novella, Organic Solid, Organic Engineered Collection, and Ventura Hickory is one of the hardest woods, with a Janka rating of It resists dents, splitting, and
Sep , Have you been lusting after the gorgeous wood floors in beautiful old European buildings Here s where to Mirage makes herringbone engineered wood flooring in different finishes, including seven types of red oak (left) It has the warmth of hardwood, but is more durable and easy to clean Above