Friday, March 18, 2016

How to Ruin Your Floors Without Even Realizing It

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Yes, we have heard a lot of homeowners who are concerned about what to do to make your floor last longer. Obviously, who would want to damage their floor, right? However, there are times that we don't realize that even a minor thing we unconsciously do, we are already damaging our floor. And mind you, it is definitely not nice to look at when you have a damaged floor. Right? That is why it doesn't matter if you are living in a 2BR condo in Makati, BGC or Mandaluyong, the thing is you still have the need to take care of your floor.

But sad to say, not all homeowners are aware of it. As a result, they don't appreciate much their floor. However, if you are one of those homeowners who is concerned when it comes to the beauty of their home, then you might as consider taking good care of your floor by not doing these things below that can ruin it. And yes, these things below may be an everyday activity we usually do. But we don't realize that it contributes to the damages on the floor. So, you better avoid doing these things mentioned below.

Don't use furniture pads

Have you ever noticed that there are furniture marks on the floor? Perhaps, you usually drag your furniture to whatever arrangement you want to have. And since you are not using furniture pads, then you will definitely get scratches and marks on your beautiful floors. If you continue to ignore these scratches and marks, it will go deeper and deeper as you go along with the arrangements you have for your home. And aside from dragging your furniture from places to places, every time you sit down on a sofa or chair, the legs will mark the floor since you are not using furniture pads. And it will surely stay if you will not do anything about it at all.

Don't sweep regularly

This is one of the common unhygienic things for you to do. Of course, who would want to live in a place where the floor is covered with dust and other dirty stuff on the floor? I bet, nobody. Unless you are away from your home too long, then not sweeping your floor regularly would definitely ruin its beauty. Basically, the dust and other things that are cluttered on the floor can create damage, especially when the floor is wet. And yes, aside from not regularly sweeping, not mopping regularly can also damage your floor.

Use the wrong rug pad

Whether you realize it or not, there are actually different kinds of rug you can buy at the store. And if you are not careful in choosing the right rug for your floor, this might give your floor a scratch or marks from the rugs. Moreover, instead of making it shine, it can do some discoloration of your floor. That is why you have to know which of the rug are good for your floor and not just with any rug you saw at the market.

Don't have a mat near the door

Generally, this is one of the practices for most homeowners. Of course, you don't want to let the dirt from the outside be brought in the inside, right? That is the reason for you to have a mat near the door. However, if you don't have any mats, this can definitely damage your floor since all the dirty stuff can get inside. Moreover, the dirt you leave would possibility make some scratches and marks on the floor. That is why mats are there to protect the floor from any dirt from the outside.

Don't trim your pet's nails

If you are one of those homeowners who just love pets, their nails can also damage the floor. Of course, they like to roam around the house which can sometimes lead to scratches and marks on the floor. And if you are just going to ignore this matter, these marks will definitely make your floor dull and ugly in the long run.

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