Tips to help you protect your hardwood floors against heat!

     With the hot temperatures especially around Florida and other coastal areas how do you protect your floors? Do you even know that you need to protect your floors? Some floors are designed and created to handle hot and humid areas but what about the floors that aren’t? Here is some tip to help you keep your floor protected if its hot outside.
     It is important to understand your floors and how humidity levels can affect them. During the extremely hot months of summer it is important to know how to protect your floors especially hardwood floors. Solid hardwood floors can be so beautiful but to keep them looking great for years to come, you must protect them against those hot temperatures in some areas. Because it can be very hot many run the ac high and this can create dry air in your room. The humidity levels rise, and the floors also suffer and some shrinking or changing can happen. If you keep your humidity levels between 30% and 50% this will help prevent any hardwood floor expanding.
     During the hot months we also spend more time outside so this means there is more dirt and water being tracked in. Dirt and dust can build up and cause your floors to scratch, another reason that protectant top coating is so important. Try to clean often with approved cleaning supplies so the dirt is clean and high traffic areas aren’t suffering the most. So, pay attention to those high traffic areas especially when kids are running in and out from the pool. Also, the direct sunlight can harm the floors during the hot months. If you see fading or discoloration this could be due to those hot sunny days so keep the blinds closed during the hottest time of the day to be safe. Some floors have UV protection so if this is a concern check out Floorzz products that are UV protected. So, remember keep those blinds closed to protect your floors from changing color.
     As we enjoy the summer days and fun in the sun remember not to abuse your hardwood floors. Make sure they can handle what your putting through whether its opened blinds or kids running through the house wet. If you aren’t sure do a little research or give us a call, we can tell you if your protected or not. So many people decide to update a room and find a floor they love but not everyone thinks about what daily activities might damage the floor. Therefore, it’s so important to buy floors that will fit your lifestyle.
     There are thousands of options for flooring and many designed to look like hardwood that is just as beautiful. Look into all your options whether engineered or LVT flooring. Make sure your investment is going to last and provide a great return. Ask questions when buying flooring don’t trust a place that doesn’t provide you with the knowledge you need to buy the floors best for your life. At Floorzz we have experts available and several options for contacting us, so all your questions are answered quickly and with experience. Check us out today and if you have any question about what floors are best let us guide you through deciding. Floorzz prides itself on excellent customer service so join our family so we can work with you today!

 

 

Bella Cera Chambord Collection - Engineered Hardwood - Bracieux
The Chambord Collection uses a multi-step smoking process to obtain deep, vibrant colors. These French Oak floors come in a wide range of colors and each are impressive with their color variations! 
Specifications: 
Species - French Oak
1/2" x 6 ½" x 74" (75% long boards)
Hand rolled edges and ends, elegantly wire brushed
Finish: Bona super low gloss urethane finish
ABCD Grade

Check Floorzz hardwood flooring options at Floorzz.com. Floorzz gives you one of the largest selections of the finest hardwoods from brands including Bella Cera, Pinnacle and HF Design. We offer a variety of species including Maple, Walnut, Oak, and Hickory from different areas of the world.

 

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