By following these 3 care tips, you can increase the life of your hardwood flooring.

Avoid where high heels on hardwood flooring. They can cause dents that are hard to fix.
High Heel Dents in Hardwood Flooring

#1 Avoid Pin-Point Pressure

Dents in hardwood flooring can occur from pressure that is not distributed across a wider area. Furniture legs and pencil thin high heels put all the pressure in one small area and can cause dents. To prevent dents, avoid wearing high heels on hardwood floors and use padding under furniture legs.

Dirt and dust can cause the finish of hardwoods to dull.
Sweeping and Vacuuming Dirt Prevents Damage to your Hardwoods

#2 Sweep & Vacuum Regularly

Dirt and dust can impact the finish of hardwood flooring. If dirt and dust are settled on the hardwoods, foot traffic will cause the finish/sheen of the hardwoods to become dull. Sweeping, vacuuming, and mopping once a week can prevent damage to the finish of your hardwoods and increase the life of your flooring.

Beauty was brought back to these hardwood floors by a simple refinish job.
Before and After of a Hardwood Refinish

#3 Refinish Hardwood Floors Regularly

Hardwoods can last a lifetime but the finish can strip off over time. It is best to have your hardwoods refinished when you start noticing the finish fading. Having your existing hardwoods refinished is a great way to bring life back to your flooring without having to spend the money to replace the flooring.

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