Use the Bellawood Cleaner or Dream Home cleaner to keep the floor clean. We do not endorse any other cleaners.
Apply mineral spirits on a cloth to help remove oil, paint, markers, lipstick, ink, or tar. Then buff with dry cloth.
Only use vacuums designed for hard surface floors.
Do not use wet mops, steam cleaners, oils, polishes, waxes on the floor.
Do not use buffing or polishing machines.
Remove hardened candle wax and chewing gum with ice, then gently scrape with a plastic scraper, such as a credit card.
Repair white scratches with stain markers. Dents and chips can be concealed with wood putty, wax crayons, or wood epoxy sticks.
Maintain home climate between 60F and 80F with humidity between 30% to 50% year round.
10.UV light can cause wood and bamboo to lighten or darken overtime. Periodically rearranging your area rugs and furniture will allow the floor to antique or age evenly.
Use mats at entrance doors to collect dirt, grit, and wet shoes
Only use breathable rugs and rug pads that are safe for hardwood floors. Verify with rug manufacture. Do not use PVC, petroleum or solvent based backings.
Use floor protectors and wide-load bearing leg bases for heavy object like fish tanks, pool tables, and pianos.
6. Do not walk on your floor with stiletto heels, shoes with sports cleats or exposed metal parts.
8. Keep pet nails trimmed to prevent scratching the floor.
10. Use protection when moving heavy furniture or appliances. Never try to slide or roll heavy objects across the floor.
11. Felt pads should be used under chair legs. Use soft rubber castors or felt castors on office chairs
Answered on 9/1/2016 by cc-2