Removing Stains From Various Floor Materials Jacksonville FL
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Removing Stains From Various Floor Materials
Wood floors age with time and take on characteristics of their own, but stains can ruin that beauty.
When it comes to keeping floors in good condition, prevention is the first line of defense. However, sooner or later, something gets spilt and stains can become a real problem. First and foremost is to act quickly. Almost any flooring spills should be blotted up or soaked up, immediately. The longer something sits, the worse it will become. If the stain is one that has been there for awhile or you're not sure what it is, test a small, out-of-sight area.
Here are a few stain removal suggestions for some more popular floorings and common stains. Try them before calling the professionals.
- Hardwood Floors and Wood Floors. Make sure your floors are hardwood or plain wood floors. Yes, there is a difference between wood and hardwood. There are also laminated wood and tile floors, so know your floor. Wood floors age with time and take on characteristics of their own, but stains can ruin that beauty. Liquids are very damaging to wood, even mopping needs to be done with a mild soap and damp mop. Never soak floors. When a spill does happen, soak it up with a towel. A stain can be attacked with a commercial wood floor cleaner followed with a mix of water and vinegar; be careful of the finish. A huge don't with hardwood floors is ammonia, or any product with ammonia in it. Other wood floorings are not as touchy, but always be careful of the finish. Use a dampened clot...
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