CARE & MAINTENANCE

Direct-Glue Care
Waterproof Click Care
Hardwood Care
Direct-Glue Care
  • Sweep and dust floors regularly to remove dirt and potential scratching elements.
  • Lightly mop when needed with water or with a cleaner that will not leave a residue.
  • Clean up spills and accidents immediately.
  • DO NOT use detergents, abrasive cleaners or Mop & Glo products.
  • Furniture and heavy objects should be moved with proper moving agents ie. Moving pads, etc.
  • Do not allow too much sun exposure.
  • Rubber mats may discolor the flooring.
  • Use mats at entries to prevent loose soil from scratching flooring.
Waterproof Click Care
  • Sweep and dust floors regularly to remove dirt and potential scratching elements.
  • Lightly mop when needed with water or with a cleaner that will not leave a residue.
  • Clean up spills and accidents immediately.
  • DO NOT use detergents, abrasive cleaners or Mop & Glo products.
  • Furniture and heavy objects should be moved with proper moving agents ie. Moving pads, etc.
  • Do not allow too much sun exposure.
  • Rubber mats may discolor the flooring.
  • Use mats at entries to prevent loose soil from scratching flooring.
Hardwood Care
  • We recommend Bona Floor Cleaner, available for purchase in our online store.
  • Apply mineral spirits on a cloth to help remove oil, paint, markers, lipstick, ink, or tar. Then buff with dry cloth.
  • Only use vacuums designed for hard surface floors.
  • Do not use wet mops, steam cleaners, oils, polishes, waxes on the floor.
  • Do not use buffing or polishing machines.
  • Remove hardened candle wax and chewing gum with ice, then gently scrape with a plastic scraper, such as a credit card.
  • Repair white scratches with stain markers. Dents and chips can be concealed with wood putty, wax crayons, or wood epoxy sticks.
  • Maintain home climate between 60F and 80F with humidity between 30%-50% year round.
  • UV light can cause wood and bamboo to lighten or darken over time. Periodically rearranging your area rugs and furniture will allow the floor to antique or age evenly.

Protection

  • Use mats at entrance doors to collect dirt, grit, and wet shoes
  • Only use breathable rugs and rug pads that are safe for hardwood floors. Verify with rug manufacturer. Do not use PVC, petroleum or solvent based backings.
  • Use floor protectors and wide-load bearing leg bases for heavy object like fish tanks, pool tables, and pianos.
  • Do not walk on your floor with stiletto heals, shoes with sports cleats or exposed metal parts.
  • Keep pet nails trimmed to prevent scratching the floor.
  • Use protection when moving heavy furniture or appliances. Never try to slide or roll heavy objects across the floor.
  • Felt pads should be used under chair legs. Use soft rubber castors or felt castors on office chairs.

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