Parquet flooring is an efficient, environmentally friendly, expensive type of flooring. It blends perfectly with any interior in the apartment, is functional and has an aesthetic appearance. The wood from which parquet is made is not a very practical material, but with proper care, such a coating will serve you for more than fifty years.If you want parquet to retain its appearance, you need to do the installation correctly. So, if you use substrates, then the parquet will serve you for a whole dozen years.
Once every three years, it is necessary to carry out mandatory floor polishing, thanks to which a shiny and well-groomed appearance of the floor covering will be maintained.
Carry out cleaning of the parquet flooring with a vacuum cleaner or a broom. When wet cleaning is performed, the cloth must be wrung out well. If stains appear on the parquet, you can remove them using a mild detergent. If the stains do not come out, then treat them with alcohol and special products designed specifically for cleaning parquet.
Do not walk on the floor with stilettos or in shoes designed for the street, so you protect the parquet from the formation of various mechanical damage. To avoid scratches on the parquet, you need to walk only in indoor shoes.
Your pets and your furniture can damage the flooring. Therefore, it is advisable to put a rug or felt lining under the furniture.
Avoid getting sand and dirt on the parquet, they scratch the parquet, spoiling its appearance. To do this, lay a rug at the entrance to the house or apartment.
Parquet flooring does not tolerate carpets, because, as you know, carpets tend to accumulate dust and dirt, which spoils the look of the parquet.
Scratches that have appeared on the parquet can be removed by light sanding, and then rubbed with oil or varnished.
In order for the parquet to remain new, it is imperative to maintain humidity in the apartment, which should be 50-60 percent. Since the parquet swells in high humidity, and the parquet dries out in dry air.