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October 2020

What do I need to know about Moisture affected floors?

2020-10-12T04:54:27+00:00

The ATFA on the 14 August 2018 held a technical webiner on 'Moisture Affected Floors'. This was such a great resource it is worth sharing with you. You will need about 1 hour to learn a great deal about moisture and flooring, including: - how to identify moisture - precautions [...]

What do I need to know about Moisture affected floors?2020-10-12T04:54:27+00:00

Why are there scratches on my floors?

2020-10-17T08:38:39+00:00

There are numerous reasons why your floors would be showing scratches. Read on to discover the possible causes, and how to avoid your floors being scratched. Possible causes: Heavy Furniture being dropped or dragged along your floors Chair and lounge legs being moved and dragged around Pets claws are not [...]

Why are there scratches on my floors?2020-10-17T08:38:39+00:00

Why are my floors gapping?

2020-10-17T08:39:09+00:00

There are a couple of reasons why your floors would be gapping. Read on to discover the number 1 possible cause, and how to overcome gapping in floors. Possible causes: Installed outside guidelines without trims Overcoming the problem ​ Rectify installation so it is in accordance with guidelines. Ensure expansion [...]

Why are my floors gapping?2020-10-17T08:39:09+00:00

September 2020

Why are my floors blistering?

2020-10-17T08:39:33+00:00

There are numerous reasons why your floors would be showing blisters. Read on to discover the possible causes, and how to overcome blistering floors. Possible causes: Moisture Overcoming the problem: Identify and eliminate the source of moisture such as leaks Refer to FAQ for how to manage moisture. General information: [...]

Why are my floors blistering?2020-10-17T08:39:33+00:00

Why are my floors lifting and experiencing vertical movement?

2020-10-17T08:40:18+00:00

There are numerous reasons why your floors would be lifting and experiencing vertical movement. Read on to discover the possible causes, and how to overcome lifting and vertical movement. Possible causes: Installed outside guidelines Installed outside guidelines and without trims Moisture Overcoming the problem: Rectify installation so it is in [...]

Why are my floors lifting and experiencing vertical movement?2020-10-17T08:40:18+00:00

Why are my floors cupping and warping?

2020-10-17T08:40:47+00:00

There are numerous reasons why your floor would be cupping, darkening, and warping. Read on to discover the possible causes, and how to overcome cupping, darkening, and warping. Possible causes: Moisture Overcoming the problem: Find and eliminate the source of moisture. Wipe up any spills or messes immediately. Install a [...]

Why are my floors cupping and warping?2020-10-17T08:40:47+00:00

Why has my floor changed colour?

2020-10-17T08:41:14+00:00

There are numerous reasons why your floor changed colour. Read on to discover the possible causes, and how to overcome changes to colour. Possible causes: No blinds installed Floor exposed to direct sunlight for long periods of time Rugs and mats have been left in the same position for longer [...]

Why has my floor changed colour?2020-10-17T08:41:14+00:00

August 2020

What happens with constant mopping?

2020-08-26T07:58:01+00:00

Using too much water when cleaning the hardwood floor can result in problems. What happens with constant mopping or too much water is that it will damage your floor in the long term, the added moisture will be absorbed and cause a reaction in the boards. Excessive moisture may cause [...]

What happens with constant mopping?2020-08-26T07:58:01+00:00

Can Vinegar be used to clean my floors?

2020-08-26T07:58:39+00:00

NO. The method of cleaning with vinegar and water was quite a common practice. Unfortunately, the vinegar’s acidity can have a destructive effect on the floor coatings. In the beginning, the floors may look clean and polished, but eventually, over time, the vinegar will affect the shine of your floors.

Can Vinegar be used to clean my floors?2020-08-26T07:58:39+00:00
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