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How to clean bamboo floors

When you have hardwood flooring in your home, it is vital that you look after it properly, as this means that there is a much lower chance of it being damaged in the future. Bamboo flooring is one of the many types that are becoming popular at the moment, and this means that you need to know how to look after it.
The first thing that you should do is to make sure that the surface of the floor is free from ay debris. The problem with dirt is that if people come into the room there is a chance that the dirt could stick to their feet and then be dragged across the floor, causing damage that could then not be reversed. If you simply use a soft brush to get rid of this type of dirt, you can prevent this from happening.
Once this is done, you should mop it using a solution that you have made yourself, with a quarter of it being vinegar and the rest of it being water. Then, use this to clean the floor, being careful not to use too much. This is due to the fact that a lot of water can actually damage the flooring, and make it misshaped.
If you find that you have used too much water on the hardwood flooring at any point you should make sure that you clean it up before it can cause any damage, as you may regret it if you simply leave it.
When your floor is clean, you should start to think of ways that you could prevent dirt from being brought into the room at all. One of the best ways to do this is to make sure that there is a mat outside of each room with bamboo flooring inside of it, and asking visitors to your home to wipe their feet before they enter. Eventually, this will become a habit and you will no longer have to ask as often.
The great news is that a bamboo floor can be one of the best types of hardwood flooring because of the way that it looks. As long as you look after it properly, you will find yourself able to enjoy your investment for years to come, therefore making the time and effort that you spent cleaning the floor more than worth it when you think of the long term gain.

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