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Caring for Laminate Flooring

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Summary:
Laminate flooring gives your floor that overall look of wood that can be
enjoyed for years to come. The best thing about laminate flooring is the
ease in care that you have when you have it in your home.


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Laminate flooring,home,floor,wood,wood floor,kitchen,rooms,remodeling


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Laminate flooring gives your floor that overall look of wood that can be
enjoyed for years to come. The best thing about laminate flooring is the
ease in care that you have when you have it in your home. Laminate
flooring is one that will look like wood, and that will feel like wood
but often times is a bi product of wood. Real wood will require waxing
and cleaning every year to keep the floor shiny. Real wood flooring is
going to be sanded down and varnished again as the shine is worn off the
flooring. Laminate flooring is going to require no waxing, no sanding and
the wear and tear on the flooring is something that is not going to
happen in the manner that the coating on other wood flooring will have.

Laminate flooring can be cared for by using a dry dust mop on the floor
for every day cleaning. During those times when you feel that you need a
good deeper clean, you can use a wet mop, one that is not really all that
wet, to clean up sticky messes or to clean up mud from the floor. You
don’t want to use that much water on the floor so you don’t have the
water seeping down into the laminate flooring and then the laminate
flooring is going to warp over time.

Laminate floor care is going to be similar to wood or any other type of
flooring when it comes to moving furniture across the flooring. Laminate
flooring can be scratched, dented and can be marked up when you are not
careful in moving those heaviest of furniture pieces in your home. To
prevent and care for your flooring, you want to pick up the furniture and
move it from location to location.

Don’t drag the furniture across the flooring. Your laminate flooring that
has marks and cuts in it will need a little extra care to get that mark
out, and sometimes if the cut is all that deep you can’t get it out no
matter how much buffing you were to do on this area. The same goes for
wood flooring, if the cut is too deep or the scratch is t oo deep, you are
not going to be able to cover it up.

Laminate flooring is easy to care for because the seams in the flooring
are actually very tight. You won’t find all types of cracks in the
flooring for food, for water, or for dirt to get trapped in. Laminate
flooring is a type that will not allow things down between the rows, when
you care for   it daily. Sweeping and dusting your flooring with a broom, a
swiffer or a   vacuum that is not hard on the floor is what you need to
care for the   laminate flooring. You only want to mop your flooring when
it is really   sticky, when you spill something on the floor, but you don’t
even need to   wax laminate flooring which is what makes it so popular!

				
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