Here are the most common questions people have about Hardwood Flooring
How Can I prevent my hardwood floors from being scratched?
Avoid abrasions on your hardwood floors, whether they are caused by debris, furniture that moves, or even pet claws.
We recommend placing felt pads under furniture legs, including sofas, chairs and other items which are often moved.
We recommend trimming your pet’s nails in homes with pets. You’ll be happy, and so will your dog!
Avoid other common causes of floor scratches by keeping abrasive material such as sand outdoors, gently sweeping up debris and other particles which can scratch and scrape, vacuuming without the beater bars on and removing heels before walking across the flooring.
How can I remove scratches from my hardwood floor?
While removing scratches from hardwood floors is one of the most frequently asked questions, we don’t have a solution that works for everyone.
This answer will vary from floor to floor depending on how deep your scratches are and the finish. You can order touch-ups for minor scratches from your contractor or retailer.
If the damage is more extensive, a professional flooring contractor can help you repair, sand, or refinish your floor. If the damage is too extensive to be repaired with the methods mentioned above, it may be necessary to replace the entire board.
Can I install hardwood if I have dogs, cats, or other pets?
Yes!Hardwood is actually one of the best pet-friendly options on the market. It is easy to clean, durable and easy to maintain.
It’s still important to wipe up any liquids immediately. Drool is one example. Accidents are another. Keep your pet’s nails trim.Both your floors and your dog will be happier!
Hardwood flooring is it eco-friendly?
Many people are aware that hardwood floors are natural products, but they don’t realize how eco-friendly they actually can be.
You may not know these facts about the sustainability of hardwood flooring:
- Hardwood production is low-energy and produces very little waste.
- With proper care, hardwood can last for decades and even centuries. This means less landfill waste and pollution.
- Hardwood is hypoallergenic and produces no emissions, according to the EPA.
- Natural products such as cold-pressed vegetable oil and aromatic hardening oils can be used to finish hardwood flooring.