Cleaning hardwood or vinyl is very important. It’s not a hard job to do, but it requires attention.
Cleaning floors is quite simple but that’s if you know how to do it.
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There are several types of floor with specific needs. Check our blog for more tips of how to clean ceramic floors or other parts of the house.
Why it’s important to clean the floor
There are several reasons of the importance to have the floors cleaned. Here are some reasons:
- To remove stains, dirt, litter and obstructions. Removing them will make the floor less slippery or trippy, preventing injuries at home.
- Beautify the floors. Floors are one of the first things we look in a house so we want to keep them good looking.
- To remove allergens like dust. Dust is one of the biggest enemies for people that tend to have allergic reactions.
- Save money! It’s better to maintain the floor and protect it than replace it. That’s one of the reasons why floor care should be an everyday task.
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Cleaning Hardwood floors
There are several cleaning supplies for hardwood floors. But we’ll give you one of the best homemade hacks we have for these kinds of floor.
You will just need two teabags and boiling water. Teabags are useful because the tannic acid present will go on to create a beautiful shine after.
You should start by letting the teabags steep in hot water for a couple of minutes after which you will proceed to pour the tea in a bucket.
Take the cloth that you use to clean your house with, put it in the bucket and wring it out. Ensure that the cloth is damp not soaked with the tea after cleaning the floor.
Using a damp cloth when cleaning helps in enabling the floor dry quickly and once you are done, you will be pleasantly surprised at how amazing the sheen looks!
Scratches on the hardwood floors?
In the event that there are scratches that are easily noticeable after cleaning, consider taking a crayon that is closest to the color of the floor then rub it onto the scratch till it fills the gap. With a blow dryer, you then turn it on high and heat the area where you applied the crayon and after doing so, buff the area with a soft cloth.
Cleaning Vinyl Floors
Normally vinyl floors are more located in the kitchen or bathroom, since it’s easier to clean. Cleaning vinyl floors is really simple since you only need a bucket of warm water and borax to wash the floor. To know more tips for cleaning vinyl floors, visit this page for more info.
How to protect your floors
The best way to protect the floor is dusting and vacuuming everyday preferably. If there is a spill, wipe it off immediately or it might dry. If it dries it can damage the floor or leave stains harder to remove.
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