Maintenance Tips


  • Vacuum regularly.
  • Use mats in front of entryways and kitchen sinks.
  • Wipe up liquid spills promptly.
  • Apply felt tack or other floor protectors to the bottoms of chair legs and movable furniture.
  • Weekly cleaning with a polyurethane cleaner: Spray cleaner on cloth and wipe the floor surface.
  • If the finish shows signs of wear, lightly buff and recoat with polyurethane.
  • DO NOT: use excessive amounts of water or oil based cleaners on your hardwood floors!
  • DO NOT: apply wax to polyurethane finishes!

You can essentially get a free master’s course in the Care & Maintenance of Wood Floors at our spin-off site.