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McPherson Timber Floors
Quality timber flooring
Cleaning Wooden Floors
Vacuum floors regularly with an electrostatic attachment or soft bristle head to remove sand, dirt or grit which may scratch the floor surface;
Floors can be mopped with warm water and a well wrung mop. Do not use excess water to clean the timber surface as this may cause the timber to swell;
A pH neutral floor cleaner may help to remove stubborn dirt. Do not clean a floor with household detergents or products as they can dull the floor finish.
Maintenance and Precaution Tips
Fit protective pads to furniture legs to reduce the risk of marking the floor;
Protective mats should be used for furniture with castors (including refridgerators and desk chairs);
Use dirt trapping mats at all exterior doors to reduce the amount of sand, dirt, grit and moisture brought inside;
Hall runners and rugs help collect dirt particularly in high traffic areas;
Pets can scratch the floor finish with long claws or nails so they must be trimmed regularly;
High heel shoes can dent timber floors. Care should be taken to remove shoes with exposed heels or sharp points to minimise damage to floors;
Timber floors fade or change shade over time and exposure to sunlight will speed up this process. Protect floors from direct sunlight with curtains or blinds.
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