CLEAN THE PARQUET WITHOUT NATURALLY DRAWING IT
Cleaning the parquet and protecting it is important, because wood has always been the most used material for its constructions, thanks to its resistance and ease of processing.
Wood is alive and its coloring varies according to the color of the cell walls and the substances present inside the cells.
For this reason, the color may change over time, due to exposure to air or sunlight, which can also significantly change the color of the cell walls.
Thewooden floor has numerous qualities that make it unique, for example it offers good thermal and acoustic insulation, is very resistant to wear, is hard but elastic at the same time.
Wood helps to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere in your home and in your rooms, it also has a very long life, and if it should be ruined, just sand it a second time to make it look new.
Cleaning the parquet to keep it perfect and clean from dust in many ways to give a pleasant appearance to the wood, and to give particular sensations to the touch.
Although wood is a resistant material, however, it needs to be continuously treated to be kept at its maximum beauty.
For this reason, it is necessary to avoid installing wooden floors in passage areas, such as corridors, and areas in contact with water such as bathrooms and kitchens.
CLEAN THE PARQUET
The wooden floor is difficult to keep in order because light, dust and humidity cause the loss of color, or can cause swellings that ruin the surface.
It is also very sensitive to mechanical stress and some substances that could damage or stain it.
It is therefore useful to avoid that the parquet comes into contact with liquids in general, but in particular with more aggressive products such as alcohol or bleach, or with oil, milk or wine.
Even if the water is poured in large quantities it can ruin a wooden floor because it penetrates the cracks and swells the boards, it also risks leaving streaks and visible spots against the light, for this it is useful to make sure that the water is dried in quickly.
After laying the oil, wax or painted parquet, it takes up to 30 days to reach maximum protection, if the floor is placed in an area illuminated by the sun and airy, with low humidity and constant temperature, and in this period it is recommended to use shoes that do not scratch the wood.
If there is a need to perform other work inside the room where a wooden floor has just been laid, it is useful to have the parquet protected by covering it with breathable material of soft thickness.
To clean the floor naturally from dust, it is useful to vacuum the area with soft wood brushes, or to use electrostatic wipes.
If there was the need to wash the floor, or to revive it, using neutral detergent products and protective reviving emulsion, as in the product’s technical data sheet.
As a basic rule, avoid abrasive, acidic, foamy substances, as they could irreparably ruin the surface.
Once a year, parquet treated with oil must be treated to hydrate the surface and ensure that it remains protected.
The woods of the floors finished with paint instead, must be renewed using polish or wax emulsions, which are used to preserve the lacquering of the paint.
In the event that the floor is particularly damaged, it is useful to consider the intervention of an expert technician for extraordinary restoration.
TIPS FOR PROTECTING PARQUET
Keeping the wooden floor perfectly intact and its features is easy, just clean the parquet following some general rules that apply to all types of parquet.
- Always keep the environment in which the parquet was laid ventilated
- Do not allow the parquet to remain at temperatures below 15 and above 22 ° C
- Maintain environments with a relative temperature between 45 and 65%
- Do not keep parquet floors covered for a long time, as they may discolor
- Do not pour water directly on the floor but use a damp cloth
- Use cleaning products for dust recommended by vendors
- At the entrance, always keep a doormat, and use slippers in the house
- Use the felt pads for under the chairs to avoid scratches
- Do not use steam machines that could damage the parquet