Have a Healthy New Year with New Wood Floors!

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Did you know that more than 10 million British are allergic to dust mites and pet dander? Among the greatest ways to reduce allergens in your home is to replace carpets with hardwood flooring. Carpet fibers trap dust, pet dander, and other allergens and it is virtually impossible to be certain that they are totally allergen-free. Wood floors don’t have any fibers for items to get trapped in. When there is dust, it is easily seen and removed, making them the healthful flooring option.

Reduce Allergens

They live in areas where you will find fibers to conceal in, such as carpeting, mattresses and upholstered furniture. Although their entire life cycle is merely a matter of months, these microscopic creepy-crawlies may cause lots of allergic reactions.

Pet dander- Your pets are a part of your family. Sadly, a lot of people are allergic to fleas from cats and dogs. If your house has carpets, that dander can only get trapped. With wood flooring, you are able to keep off pet dander your floors efficiently.

Pesticides- While you certainly don’t use pesticides in your home, they can nevertheless find their way in on the bottoms of your shoes. All those gross chemicals would only get trapped in carpets.

Cleaning Up

While installing hardwood floors in your home will significantly reduce the odds of shutterstock_758305354lurking allergens, it doesn’t remove the risk. When the gorgeous new flooring is installed, it needs to be maintained. A microfiber dust mop is perfectly fine for ordinary cleaning. Make sure you replace the cleaning pad frequently, to avoid spreading dust and allergens. Your wood floors can be mopped, but do not do so too frequently and try to keep moisture at minimum because moisture may damage the timber. If you have any questions whatsoever about installing new wood floors in 2019, get in touch with the professionals in Sand & Seal now!

Hardwood Flooring Sanding and Maintenance from Sand & Seal

At Sand & Seal, our commitment to quality setup is apparent in all we do, and that is why our clients consistently rate us as one of the best contractors in the region. If you’re ready to speak with someone about your hardwood flooring job, we want to hear from you! Contact us at 020 3151 6005 or send us a message here.

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