To that end, along with good practices that you should take on board, it is advisable to use products such as special oils, polyurethane varnishes such as Parquet Varnish from Montó Pinturas, lacquers or other specific protectors to try to preserve the good condition of these floors for longer.
But what are the most frequent problems with these types of interior floors? Here are a few, and possible solutions to them.
In these cases, the solution would be to dismantle the affected area, wait for the slats to dry (placing something heavy on top to prevent them from deforming) and then reassemble them. At times, you may need to replace them completely.
On the other hand, there may also be situations where wooden floors end up being removed due to faulty installation or the installation of door stops or bolted shelves, which prevent the natural expansion of the wood. In both cases it is advisable to remove the slats and perform reassembly.
To avoid this type of damage, the quickest and most convenient solution is Polyurethane Parquet Décor from Montó Pinturas varnish, which uses the humidity of the environment as a hardener and provides a tough, glossy finish
If you have a waxed wooden floor, the stain must be gently rubbed with a damp cloth, before drying the area and waxing again.
If the floor finish is not wax, but contains a different product such as a polyurethane floor varnish or a polyurethane plasticiser, you will have to use a specific product for cleaning it. In any case, the advantage of this kind of finish is its virtual immunity to stains and its easy washability and high resistance to abrasion, as well as the fact that it is the most appropriate option for these types of surfaces.
Therefore, in order to try to redress this problem it is essential to identify its source. If they are due to the presence of a crossbeam, it could be helpful to use an electronic device to locate crossbeams.
However, even if no such damage has yet occurred, it is important to take these recommendations and precautions into account, as this will help to maintain wooden floors in good condition:
In conclusion, parquet floors need particular care to remain shiny for longer; but perseverance and foresight are the keys to keeping these surfaces looking good as new for years to come.
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