Winter means more moisture and of course, snow. While you take great care of your hardwood floors in the summer, what extra precautions do you take during the winter? Winter is a lot harsher on your hardwood than you might realize - from salt on your shoes to water and slush; if you are not careful, you could dull the varnish or permanently damage your floors.
Robar Flooring is a trusted hardwood floor recoating company. If you need assistance refinishing or fixing your floors from winter damage, our professionals can help.
You cannot avoid winter, but there are ways you can prevent winter from ruining your hardwood floors. Follow these tips to keep your floors looking great even if the skies outside do not:
Hardwood floor refinishing can help restore them from any damage that occurs during the winter, but can also protect your floors from future damage. A hardwood floor coating comes in gloss, semi-gloss and satin finishes and provides your floor with a tough, protective finish.
Proper floor care will give your hardwood a beautiful appearance and a long life. Consider adding a coating to protect your floors and preserve their beauty. Call us today at 416-822-6184.
Samples of hardwood flooring installation
There are many options and possibilities when it comes to hardwood flooring installation. Few of the most common types include:
All of the above are either nailed or glued down on top of existing sub-floor. In condominiums or commercial properties where sub-floor consists of concrete, plywood is applied on top of the slab in order to allow for nailing of the floor. All glued down floors can be directly applied on top of the concrete. See diagrams below outlining different floor types, installation techniques as well as examples of transition and finishing trims commonly used.