Maintaining commercial floors such as dance studios or gyms is a little different to protecting your wood floor at home. With that said, maintaining your commercial wood floor is just as important as protecting your home floor.
Commercial Floor Maintenance Tips
While commercial wood floors will see a lot of action and be susceptible to a lot of wear and tear, there are things you can do to protect and maintain the beauty of your floor.
Utilise entryway systems that are not dirt trapping and are non-staining. This will help preserve the floor around all major entrance ways by removing dirt, salt and other harmful substances.
Use footpads on all chairs and heavy furniture. There is no need to scratch up your floor just because you have a huge assembly of people collected in your space.
Never slide heavy furniture across your floor, even if they have footpads. Always use a dolly to move heavy items. Not only will this protect your wood floor but it will also help preserve your back.
Sweep or vacuum regularly. This will prevent dirt from building up and reduce the chances of scratches and damage occurring to your beautiful floor. Make sure that your vacuum has a soft brush on it.
Never mop the floor with soap and water. Always use approved and recommended cleaning products.
Do not steam clean your wood floors. This may seem like a good idea as it will get the floor very clean, however, the water from the steam cleaner can cause damage to the wood floor such as warping
Utilize entryway systems that are not dirt trapping and are non-staining. This will help preserve the floor around all major entrance ways by removing dirt, salt and other harmful substances.
Apply redcoats of lacquer after years of use. Over time, your floor will start to show minor signs of wear and tear. It is a good idea to reapply a nice finish to help give your floor that extra shine and to offer protection. The wood floor re-finishing experts at IMDflooring would be delighted to help with this.
Following this advice will ensure that your commercial wood flooring stays protected and holds onto its beauty over time. These floors are special as they see so much action, so it is incredibly important to protect your investment by following this maintenance advice.