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J & W Hardwood Flooring

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Caring for Your Hardwood Floor-

Precautions for newly installed, refinished or screen & coat:

The finish may have slight odor however, the finishes are non-toxic

  • Do not walk on finished floor for the first 2-3 hours (dry times vary based on temperature and humidity). After floors are dry 2-3 hours, walk on the floor with stocking feet only. No Shoes for the first 24 hours.
  • Do not replace furniture for 48 hours. Carry do not slide furniture.
  • Place area rugs after 2 weeks.
  • Do not use cleaner for 1 week.  You may spot clean as needed.
  • Small – medium size dogs allowed on floor 3-4 days. Large dogs 7 days.  If possible, let floor cure 100% before allowing dogs back on floor which is 7 days.

Recommended Floor Maintenance:

  • Use soft bristle broom, hardwood floor vacuum, or anti-static dry mop to pick up lint, dog hair, dirt etc.
  • When needed use Bona Cleaner (purchase at King Soopers, Costco,Walmart, Home Depot, Lowes and Ace Hardware, Use only Bona Cleaner NOT use Refresher or Polisher ) and lightly mist floor and mop over with cotton cloth or soft fiber cloth mop.
  • Remove wet spills promptly using a soft cotton cloth and never damp mop a wood floor.
  • Never use water, water and vinegar, oil soap or other household cleaners. These products dull and damage the finish and make future cleaning and recoating difficult.
  • Place rugs at entrances. Avoid rubber backed or non-ventilated rugs as they may cause discoloring over time.
  • Spiked High heels can damage the floor..Sand, small stones from shoe tread may scratch floor. 
  • Trim pets claws frequently