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Flooring can be rough to maintain – people constantly step on floors and flooring can get neglected. A clean and glossy floor can improve the appearance of an entire room. Fortunately, maintaining and revitalizing your floors doesn’t have to be a monumental task for homeowners on a time crunch. Here are some tips to keep your floors looking great.
Maintaining Hardwood Floors
According to the Hardwood Information Center, hardwood flooring can add as much as $10,000 to the resale value of a home – it pays to take care of hardwood flooring. To preserve your floor, be sure not to wear high heels or boots and clean up spills as soon as they happen. If you have hardwood in the kitchen, it is a smart idea to keep area rugs in front of the sink and other areas where the floors tend to get wet.
To care for hardwood floors, use a product such as the Orange Glo Hardwood Floor Care System. The Orange Glo system cleans, shines and protects against scratches, and wear and tear on your hardwood floors. The Cleaner leaves floors without residue, while the Refinisher restores shine and leaves a protective coat.
Other Types of Hard Surface Floors
Laminate flooring has been growing in popularity and more than 70 percent of Americans have at least some vinyl flooring in their homes. Also, most people have several different hard flooring surfaces in their house.
For these types of floors, it is important to keep them clean, but you can also add a protective shine to boost their appearance. A product like Orange Glo’s Laminate, Vinyl & Linoleum Revita-Shine adds a protective shine layer to dull floors.
Regardless of how you care for your floors, they are often the focal point of a room, yet they can get easily damaged. Flooring deserves special care and a floor in great condition can pay off in a number of ways.