Common myths about Hardwood floors

Our Andersens team get so many questions about Hardwood floors – how to care for them, where best they are used, what timbers are more durable, dealing with damages and so on. We thought it time to put some of the Hardwood floor myths to rest and hopefully provide you with some great tips along the way.

Myth 1 – Wood floors should not be used in a kitchen.
Kitchens are one of the most popular rooms in the house for hardwood floors. Built to withstand heavy traffic and give long lasting beauty with minimal maintenance, hardwood floors are a perfect choice.

Myth 2 – Damp mopping is the best way to clean a wood floor.
To the contrary, water and wood do not mix. Throw away that bucket and mop! Water causes deterioration of the wood itself as well as the finish. Speak to one of our Andersens consultants today about the correct procedures and maintenance products that will not harm your urethane finish but if buying general market products please ensure compatibility with urethane finishes.

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