Denver’s Choice Hardwood Floors, Denver Colorado

Now that you’ve invested the money to install or refinish your hardwood floors the most important thing you can do is educate yourself in the care of the hardwood.

We’ve put together a short list of Do’s and Dont’s that will help you protect your investment. Many of these are common sense related ideas but one of your most important decisions is purchasing the proper cleaning product. Choice Hardwood recommends the Bona Hardwood flooring product as well as Poly Glow, both of which we can provide to you. Proper application of both products is essential to protecting your investment and preventing damage, so read the instructions carefully.

Please feel free to contact us directly if you have a flooring emergency, we’d love to assist you.

How do I clean hardwood floors

Hardwood Floor Care Do’s and Dont’s

  • Vacuum often
  • Dust mop to keep grit and abrasives off of the floor surfaces
  • Blot up spills immediately to protect your floor from water damage
  • Clean using a spray solution of hardwood floor cleaner
  • Never pour cleaner directly on your floor, use a spray bottle paying close attention to the manufacturers directions
  • Do NOT buff, wax or polish
  • Never use abrasive cleaners or wet mop
  • Rearrange rugs and furniture periodically so floor ages evenly
  • Place mats outside and inside entrances or around sinks and dishwashers to protect your floor against spills, sand and abrasives
  • Avoid mats that prevent airflow and moisture like rubber mats or mats with dense backings
  • Keep pets nails trimmed to avoid scratches to your floor
  • Do not walk on floors with spike heeled or athletic cleats