What about Maintenance?
If you look after and maintain your timber floor the correct way you will never have to have it replaced. Floors coated with water-based polyurethane and solvent-based polyurethane are maintenance free for a period of time. Floors with oil-based coating require more frequent maintenance.
1. Protective padding placed under the contact points of furniture will avoid scratches and wood surface indentations.
2. A simple vacuum or dry mop will keep your timber flooring relatively cleaning and dust free. if you are dry mopping your floor please use a quality cleaning agent specially formulated for timber floors and recommend avoid applying waxed agents to non waxed floors.
3. It is also recommended that mats should be placed at entry points and runners or rugs to cover heavy traffic areas and eliminate harsh abrasions and scratches on your floor surface.
4. Wipe up any spills immediately.