If your wood floor has seen better days, then the finish is likely worn away and dings can be seen. A polyurethane sealer or an oil-based stain cannot simply be applied to the floor to repair it. You will need to remove the old sealer, sand down the wood to a smooth finish, wash the floor, and then add the finishing material. This process can take some time and elbow grease, but it is a fairly easy task if you are not afraid of some hard work. You will need to use either a drum sander or a buffer to complete the sanding work. If you decide to...read more
Three years ago, I made one of the best decisions of my life. I installed beautiful, hardwood floors in my home. After putting these new floors down, my house instantly looked more modern, elegant, and stylish. Because I wanted my hardwood flooring to look like brand new for the foreseeable future, I cared for them diligently. I swept my floors twice each week with a broom that wouldn’t scratch them. Every two weeks, I steam-mopped my floors. Whenever I saw a stain, I carefully placed the steam-mop on it for a few seconds. On this blog, I hope you will discover tips for maintaining your new, hardwood floors. Enjoy!