A Look at Cleaning Parquet Floor type

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					?What is parquet flooring Parquet flooring is a type of flooring created from strips or
blocks of wood that form a pattern. So, when cleaning parquet floors you would use
the same process as cleaning hardwood floors. As with hardwood floors, the best
method for care is to provide preventative maintenance. There are several things you
can do to assist you in making the cleaning process easier. Parquet or wood floors
should be swept often. Dirt, sand and outside debris can easily scratch any type of
wood flooring. Keeping the debris off of your wood floors is one of the best ways to
maintain the newness to your parquet floors. Along with daily sweeping or dry dust
mopping you will want to use carpet rugs to trap the dirt and debris. Placing carpet
rugs at all entrances to your home will assist in trapping debris as it is brought in on
shoes. It is important that you also vacuum the carpet rugs to pull out the dirt and
debris as often as possible. Placing carpet rugs in high traffic or high use areas around
your home will also help in protecting your parquet flooring. Unlike laminates your
parquet floors do not come with the added finish coating. It is up to you to provide
that shiny surface. An easy way to do that is to use a cleaner and polisher in one.
Using a cleaning product that combines cleaning and polishing in one, cut the job in
half. This allows you more time to admire your beautiful parquet floors, than cleaning
them. It is important to use the proper instrument when cleaning and polishing your
parquet floor. It is recommended that you use an instrument with a flat surface, and a
soft cloth or terrycloth. This cloth make shining your wood floors easy as can be. It is
important that you not use water to clean your parquet floors. These floors are wood,
and water will damage them. It is also important to clean up any water as soon as it is
spilled. Never use any products that contain wax on your parquet floors. Remember
they are wood floors and should be treated like all other wood floors. It is also
important that you take steps in protecting your parquet floors. You should not wear
high heals on a parquet floor as they could dent them. It is also important that your
pets nails are kept clipped so they do not scratch the wood. Never drag furniture
across a wood floor, either lift the furniture, or place a small carpet rug under the legs
to slide the furniture across the floor. It is also recommended to place wood protector
covers under the legs of all furniture. Taking care of your parquet floors can and will
be an easy project as long as you provide preventative maintenance and a cleaning
routine that is consistent.

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