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Cleaning and Protecting Your Residential Hardwood Floors

Residential hardwood floors are not only beautiful but also a long-term investment that adds value to your home. However, with time and traffic, hardwood floors accumulate dirt, dust, and grime that can make them look dull and damage the finish. Therefore, it’s essential to keep your hardwood floors clean and protected to maintain their beauty and longevity.

Why is Cleaning Residential Hardwood Floors Important?


Regular cleaning of your residential hardwood floors is crucial to maintaining their appearance. Dust, dirt, and grime can build up on the surface and in the grooves between the planks, making the floors look dingy and unattractive. Routine cleaning helps remove the dirt and restore the shine of your hardwood floors, keeping them looking their best.


Residential hardwood floors are tough but not indestructible. The finish can be scratched or marred, and the planks can get dented or damaged. Dirt and debris can wear away the finish over time, leaving the wood exposed to more significant damage. Regular cleaning of your hardwood floors is essential to remove these harmful elements and protect the finish, extending the life of your floors.

Health and Safety

Dirty floors are not only unappealing, but they can also be hazardous to your health. Dirt and dust can accumulate on the surface of the floors, leading to respiratory issues and allergies. Regular cleaning of your hardwood floors can prevent these health issues, making your home a safer and healthier environment.

Using a Linhaus Unit to Clean Residential Hardwood Floors

A Linhaus unit is a powerful cleaning tool that uses steam and suction to deep clean and sanitize your hardwood floors. This machine effectively removes dirt, grime, and stains from your floors, leaving them sparkling clean and germ-free. The Linhaus unit’s steam also helps to kill bacteria and other harmful organisms that can be present on your floors, promoting a healthier home environment.

Applying a Gloss, Semi-Gloss, or Satin Finish

Once your residential hardwood floors have been cleaned with a Linhaus unit, you can choose to apply a Gloss, Semi-Gloss, or Satin finish to protect and enhance their appearance. Here’s what each finish has to offer:

Gloss Finish: A Gloss finish provides a shiny and reflective surface that can make your hardwood floors look sophisticated and elegant. The Gloss finish is durable and can protect your floors from scratches and wear and tear.

Semi-Gloss Finish: A Semi-Gloss finish has a subtler shine than the Gloss finish, making it a popular choice for homeowners who want to create a polished yet understated look. The Semi-Gloss finish is also durable and can protect your floors from damage.

Satin Finish: A Satin finish provides a matte appearance that’s perfect for homeowners who want to achieve a natural look for their floors. The Satin finish is also durable and can protect your floors from damage.

Residential hardwood floors are an investment that requires regular cleaning and maintenance to keep them looking their best. A Linhaus unit is an effective cleaning tool that can deep clean and sanitize your floors, promoting a healthy home environment. Applying a Gloss, Semi-Gloss, or Satin finish can protect and enhance the appearance of your floors, providing durability and longevity. With proper cleaning and maintenance, your hardwood floors can last a lifetime and continue to be a beautiful and valuable asset in your home.

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We helped write the book. Literally! Owner, Lee Zimmerman was the President of the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC). He helped design the curriculum and standards of the industry that are recognized by the government today.

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Homer City, PA 15748

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Homer City, PA 15748

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