The Best Ways to Clean and Maintain Wood Flooring


Protecting and Preserving Your Floor

If you’ve recently invested in wooden flooring, then you’ll want to keep it looking as beautiful as possible – and that’s where effective cleaning and maintenance comes in. As a leading provider of wood floor maintenance, we know how to preserve the charm and character of floors by keeping them in fantastic condition.

Regular Maintenance

Regular maintenance is vital if you’re going to prevent dirt from building up on your floor, and the great news is you can easily factor it into your day-to-day routine! You should use a soft-bristled broom or a vacuum cleaner with a soft floor attachment to prevent any damage. While we’re on that topic, be sure to place felt pads on the legs of your furniture to prevent scratching and scuffing.

Accidents happen, but it’s essential to clean up spills as soon as they occur. Use a clean, dry cloth to mop up the spill. Try to avoid using too much water, as this can damage the wood.

Cleaning Your Wood Flooring

When it comes to cleaning your wood flooring, it’s vital to use the right cleaning products to avoid damaging the wood. You should avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasive cleaners, which can damage the wood or strip it of its finish. Instead, use a wood floor cleaner specifically designed for your type of wood flooring. Not sure which one to choose? Don’t worry, we’ll point you in the right direction!

Once you’re ready to clean, take a moment to familiarise yourself with the instructions on the bottle and dilute it according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Then, mop in sections to prevent spreading dirt over your floor. In terms of a mop, we recommend using a microfibre one as they are gentle on wood flooring while being able to pick up dirt and dust easily. Once the floor is clean, apply a wood floor polish to restore shine and add another layer of protection against damage.

Professional Maintenance

It can also be a good idea to call in the experts! If you’re unsure about how to clean and maintain your wood flooring or if you have a large area to cover, we’re here to do the hard work for you. Our team is on hand to carry out professional cleaning, and the tools and materials they use are guaranteed to deliver amazing results. They can also refinish and repair your wood floor, addressing wear and tear and signs of ageing.

When you hire us to carry out floor maintenance, you’ll also be able to benefit from our expert advice. From telling you which products to use on your floor to tips on how to best protect it from damage caused by day-to-day use, we’re here to equip you with the knowledge and confidence you need to look after your wooden floor.

Get in Touch

If you want to find out more about professional floor maintenance, then please do get in touch with us today. We would love to answer your questions and help in whatever way we can.