• How Often Should My Business's Hardwood Floors Be Waxed?

    What commercial services can do for the hardwood floors at your business.

    As a business owner, you are probably familiar with utilizing commercial services for most of your cleaning and maintenance needs. If you're sometimes getting professional help and sometimes doing it yourself, it can be hard to know exactly how to schedule important cleaning and upkeep, such as hardwood floor waxing. Here's a rundown on the info you need:

    Shining Hardwood Floors

    First of all, what is hardwood floor waxing?

    If you have hardwood floors in your business, it's important to take good care of them so they last for years to come. Having to refinish or replace your hardwood floor due to lack of maintenance can be labor intensive, not to mention expensive.

    Wax is used on hardwood to seal it from moisture and protect it from wear and tear. There are different types of wax that are suited to different types of wood flooring. Check your floor manufacturer recommendations or ask a flooring expert to determine what type is best for your floor.

    How often do my floors need to be waxed?

    Upkeep, including vacuuming and sweeping, may need to be performed daily to keep your floors looking great. However, hardwood floor waxing does not need to be performed as often. While the frequency depends on the amount of traffic in your business and the type of flooring you have, it's safe to say that waxing should be done on average every 6-12 months for best results.

    Do I need to do anything else to keep my floors in good condition?

    Regular vacuuming is important to reduce the wear and tear caused by dirt and grit that can erode the finish of your floor. Additionally, regular buffing can bring out the shine and make your floors look great.

    When it's time to clean your wood floors, the best way to ensure you use the right products and tools is by utilizing commercial services. A professional floor cleaning service will be able to help you decide what needs to be done, how often, and how to do it all within your budget.

    For the best local commercial services for your business's hardwood floors, contact the professional team at Whitehall Carpet Cleaners or call us at 803-732-3200.

    By: Matt Lashway Wednesday, March 04, 2015
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