An excellent investment to any home is solid hardwood floors; it increases the value of your home and the beauty of the hardwood floors can fit into any interior design and color scheme. These are strong and durable floor options that are frequently chosen for the beauty they offer, and daily maintenance is relatively easy for the diligent. However, periodically wood floor requires refinishing, which is a process that causes the floors to be sanded and have a reapplication the finish. This process can be tedious, and it takes proper technique to sand, or you can cause damage. Wood floors due for a refinish should only be serviced by professionals to ensure it does correctly and efficiently. The signs of needing a refinish are subtle, but if you know what you are looking for, you can better determine if the wood floors need a refinish or a simple deep clean. We at Green Co Carpet Cleaning would like to relate the signs your wood floors are in need of refinishing.
Signs Hardwood Floors Need to Be Refinished
1) Hardwood Floor Discoloration. Hardwood floors displaying tell-tale signs of needing a refinishing frequently show discoloration. Sunlight and moisture exposure make the wood floors look dull and/or faded. Substance spills that have created unremovable stains can only be removed during the refinish procedure. If the floors have been discolored due to moisture exposure, the moisture issue should be repaired. Wood floors effected by sunlight can be protected by floor rugs and/or window treatments after the wood floors are refinished.
2) Wear, Scuffs & Scratches on Hardwood Floors. Especially in high traffic areas, signs of wear can be difficult to notice, as previously mentioned, especially since the wood floors are fairly durable. Finish can wear down in high traffic, which indicates a refinish service sooner than later. With scuff marks, scratches, and related marks, a refinish can remove these unsightly blemishes. Additionally, wood floors that has worn a finish is vulnerable to the elements and should be refinished soon.
3) Floorboards Showing Damage. Curled or bent floorboards need more attention than a refinish, damaged boards required repairs or replacing. Damaged floorboards caused from moisture, mold, age, or other means cannot be refinished, as it will cause more problems later. These planks should simply be replaced. To ensure the finish matches evenly, refinish the floor.
Signs that may make you feel that the floor needs a refinish, such as a lost of luster, may simply need a deep professional cleaning as opposed to a deep clean. A professional can assess your floors condition and better determine if they need a cleaning or a refinishing.
Hardwood Floor Cleaning, Installation, Refinishing & More in Sherman Oaks, Valley Village, Woodland Hills & Greater Los Angeles, California
When your wood floors are due for a refinishing service, call in the experts of Green Co Carpet Cleaning and let our skilled specialists take care of your hardwood floors. Our professionals are more than qualified to ensure your hardwood floors are properly refinished efficiently and in a timely manner. Our state-of-the-art equipment and quality products will give you a refinish that is of high quality.