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Cleaning Tips and Caring for Denver Hardwood Floors

With spring around the corner, it is best to give your home and flooring a thorough cleaning it needs. While you may clean on a weekly basis, there is a thorough deep cleaning that is needed each season to maintain your home’s quality. From learning about a cleaning system and organization structure and tips and tricks, to the importance of cleaning your Denver hardwood floors, read this go-to guide for all your spring cleaning needs!

Cleaning System and Schedules

When it comes to a thorough spring cleaning, it is important to hit on all the areas you don’t normally clean on a routine basis. This can include your kitchen cabinets, trim, light fixtures, fans, picture frames, closets, attics, basements and more. While it is hard to remember these areas in your normal cleaning schedule, there are ways to fit it in. Cleaning systems and organization styles will help you manage to get these areas so you do not have to have in-depth cleaning sessions every season. First, create a list of all the areas that you need to clean in your home. This might include the daily and weekly things, but add in the more in-depth cleaning too. From here, you can find the areas that need more attention quickly. Need inspiration? Learn “How to Create a Cleaning Schedule that Works for You” by Living Well.

Tips and Tricks

When it comes to cleaning your home, there are a variety of things you can do to get tasks done quicker, or for less money. In fact, sometimes items you had in your home already can help you clean! For instance, if your garbage disposal has a foul smell, try adding a few lemon rings through it. In other cases, you might have hard to clean areas that seem impossible to clean, such as in between double pane oven glass. In Ask Anna’s “How to Clean Between Oven Window Glass,” they provide an easier solution. First, get a wire hanger, window wipes and rubber bands. Remove the oven drawer and then they say to straighten the hanger and put the window wipes on it with the rubber bands. Get under the oven where the drawer was and slide the hanger through.

Importance of Caring for Flooring

To keep your hardwood flooring in premier shape, it is important to properly care for them. First, never allow water to sit on the surface. This will make the wood swell and buckle. Be cautious letting outside elements in that can be tracked on shoes by taking them off at the door. In addition, some shoes with sharp heels can scratch the surface. If you have pets, make sure their nails are always trimmed as well. For cleaning, make sure you sweep regularly, sometime daily is even needed in areas that people walk through the most. When mopping, use a type of mop that does not put a lot of water on the floor. Next, avoid acidic cleaners as these can also ruin the floors. You will want to be as gentle as possible to maintain their quality.

When it comes to caring for your hardwood flooring, be sure to break these bad habits to avoid needing Denver hardwood repair services. For cleaning help, tips and advice, TGB Flooring can help. We are your top local hardwood flooring specialists that provide a wide variety of flooring needs. Contact us today at 303-738-9910 with questions or to explore your hardwood flooring needs.