Maintain proper humidity conditions within your homeAvoid wearing high heels on your hardwood floor
It is recommended that the humidity level stay in the recommended range for your region throughout the year. Problems related to humidity level variations can be minimized by proper ventilation, dehumidifying or heating.
Regularly vacuum the floor
to prevent sand or abrasive dust from accumulating and scratching the finish. Remember that wood and water don't mix!
Never wash your Wickham floor with lots of water
and do not leave water or any liquid to dry on your hardwood floor. Wipe up any spots or spills immediately.
Be sure to keep pet's nails cleaned and trimmed
as they could damage the finish of your hardwood floor.
Although Wickham finish is very durable and resistant, sharp and pointed objects can cause damage to your hardwood floor
Never use wax, household detergents or soap, as they will leave a greasy film on your floor. Use wood care maintenance products specially designed for the care of your hardwood floor. Always clean our hardwood floor lengthwise following the wood grain.
Do not wear shoes that are covered with dirt, gravel or abrasive dust.
Use adequate floor protection
(felt pads) under all furniture and chair legs in order to ease their movement and to prevent scratching the floor. Use protective mats at doorways.
Protect the floor to move heavy pieces of furniture
Carry them or place them on a rug, wrong side up, and slide the rug.