is my wood floor even suitable for refinishing
is my wood floor is suitable for refinishing- it is just a lot of maintenance, you have to go through a certain routine to keep it looking its best.
Maintaining your lacquered wood floor on a regular basis will keep it looking its best. This will protect your floor investment and add appeal to your property.
The correct products should always be used when maintaining your floor as the lacquer it has been treated with will have specific needs. This applies to both cleaning and maintenance products.
In all circumstances you should avoid the use of steam cleaners and scrubber dryers.
Pre-lacquered Floor Maintenance Regime
An effective maintenance regime should consist of:
o How often residential/commercial: Daily
o What you will need: Vacuum, scissor mop or soft bristled broom
NB: It is important to remove any abrasive particles of grit and dirt which may scratch the floor seal when trafficked under footwear, chair legs, and other items moved across the floor.
o How often residential/commercial: Weekly/daily
o What you will need: Bona Parquet Cleaner – 100ml per 10 litres water
o How: Use the Bona mop, part of the Bona Cleaning Kit. Dry wipe any excessive moisture left on the floor afterwards
Intensive cleaning and refreshing
o How often residential/commercial: From time to time, when there are notable signs of wear
o What you will need: Bona Freshen Up – 30–50m2 per litre
o How: Freshen Up will revive a scratched and dull surface whilst providing continued protection against wear. It is ready for use, apply with Bona Applicator Pad and mop.
NB: Leave for approximately 2 hours for the floor to dry.
Topping up a gloss finish
o How often residential/commercial: From time to time, depending on traffic
o What you will need: Bona Polish Gloss – 50m2 per litre
o How: Before application, dry clean your floor to remove loose dirt, then clean floor thoroughly with Bona Cleaner. Apply Bona Polish Gloss with Bona Applicator Pad. Applying to an initial test section of the floor is advisable.
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