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Best Rooms for Hardwood
Both solid and engineered hardwood floors are designed for lasting beauty and performance but they have different performance attributes affecting where they can be installed. Installation of solid hardwood is recommended for rooms above ground only, and generally not in bathrooms where humidity and pooling water may cause wood to warp.
The unique construction of engineered wood makes it less likely to react to fluctuations in humidity and temperature. So you can install engineered flooring on any level of your home, including dampness-prone places like finished basements.[/column]
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Preventative Hardwood Maintenance
Preventative maintenance for your new hardwood flooring is crucial to keeping your flooring looking their best. If you’re a pet owner, make sure you’re frequently trimming your pet’s nails. When entering the room, remove your high heels and heavy boots before walking across the floor. Hardwood flooring is also sensitive to the indoor climate of your home; use a humidifier during the dry heating season and run a dehumidifier during inclement weather to prevent accidental warping.Layered looks are in style! Area rug on top of your hardwood flooring would protect and enhance the interior design too. [/column]
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Hardwood Spill and Stain Removal
It’s bound to happen, no matter how careful you may be the occasional spills and stains are just inevitable. Educate yourself on how to remove common household stains without damaging your flooring is important.
- Most common spills like liquids or pet accidents will wipe away clean, especially on hardwood floors with stain and scuff resistant technology built into the hardwood finished.
- Tend to liquid spills immediately, as hardwood flooring is not water resistant.
- For other common stains like wax residue or nail polish, consult with the manufacturer’s guidelines.