Taking Care of Your Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors radiate an effortless elegance and timeless beauty that no other flooring has been able to replicate. It’s no wonder that they have remained popular since they became common place in the late 19th century. But more than their superficial appeal, hardwood floors are preferred by many for several reasons.


If you ask someone in the real estate business, they will tell you that it is easier to sell a house with hardwood floors. Made in three different ways—solid wood, engineered wood, and acrylic impregnated—hardwood floors are durable, easy to install, and more affordable than carpets. With proper care, they can last for decades and look just as elegant as when they were first installed. Unlike carpets, hardwood floors are easier to maintain. They attract less dust, dirt, and grime which makes them more ideal for promoting healthier air quality indoors. Plus, they have better sound acoustics.

Despite how their delicate, high class appearance, hardwood floors are easy to clean. With the proper supplies, like a microfiber mop for polishing wood floors and a gentle cleaning product, you can keep your hardwood floors in mint condition.

Hardwood floors are valuable, long-term investments. And if you’re planning to sell your home in the future, it’s pays well to take good care of your hardwood floors.

In this infographic, learn all about how you can keep shiny and smooth finish of your hardwood floor. Know the all the dos and don’ts when cleaning your hardwood floors, how often you should clean it, and what your can do to make it last longer.


  1. Using the right products is the key to maintaining a pristine wood floor. Your wood floor should be well treated and I totally agree that proper cleaning should be followed, not over cleaning. Maintaining the beauty of wood floors can be difficult, what would be the best alternative? What do you think about a laminated floor as an alternative?

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