Brampton Hardwood Design Centre
Please Look at COVID HOURS for our Operating Hours

BLACK RIVER FLOORING Maintenance & Care

HomeBLACK RIVER FLOORING Maintenance & Care

Flooring is a large investment and therefore one must put in the proper time and effort for the care of their floors to keep their investment looking its best and protect it from unnecessary wear and damage.

Obligated to follow these methods in order to keep warranty valid. If any of one of the recommended routines and procedures are not followed correctly, the warranty will be void.

List of
Simple
Care and Maintenance
Routine
  • Remove dust, sand and other abrasive materials by sweeping and vacuuming on a regular basis
  • Place area rugs at entryways to assist in the prevention the floor being exposed to sand, dirt, oil and other harmful materials
  • Do not use rubber-backed or other similarly dense matting materials that trap moisture between the mat and floor
  • Must use mats that enable air flow
  • Protective mats must be placed in high-traffic work areas such as but not limited to sinks, service counters, and workstations
  • Do not expose floors to any liquids, water, and any form of moisture.
  • Blot up any spilled food, drink, or other liquid immediately
  • Liquid can never remain on the floor for longer than 30 minutes
  • Never wet mop the floor
  • Never walk on the floor with wet footwear or feet
  • Avoid sharp objects coming into contact with your floors (no high heels, sport cleats, or other footwear)
  • Correctly place felt protector pads on the feet on all furniture and must check regularly that felt pads are kept in place and/or need replacement
  • Pet nails will scratch surface. Must keep pet’s nails trimmed to minimize damage
  • Never drag, push or roll any item across the floor
  • hile moving heavy objects it is recommend to place heavy duty mats, dollies, and other moving aids to assist in the protection of the floor surface
  • To ensure a uniform color change, must not place area rugs on the new floor before 60 days after installation and periodically re-arrange furniture and area rugs to ensure your floor colors evenly
  • Avoid floors being exposed to direct sunlight
  • Humidity level for solid hardwood must be between 40%-50%
  • Humidity level for engineered must be between 40%-60%
List of cleaning routines
  • Must sweep and/or vacuum floor regularly to help ensure that your floors are free of harmful material (glass, stones, ect)
  • Blot up any food and liquid immediately
  • If any products, not approved by Black River, is used on floor, the warranty will be void
  • Never use water to clean floors
For products with a hard wax and oil finish
MUST FOLLOW THESE GUIDELINES FOR HARD WAX OIL
  • Sweep or vacuum the floor top remove loose dust and debris.
  • DO NOT WASH THE FLOOR WITH ANY LIQUID FOR AT LEAST 2 WEEKS AFTER INSTALLATION IS COMPLETE.
  • 2 weeks after installation the floor may be cleaned using the OSMO wash and care cleanser with a microfiber mop.
  • DO NOT use steam assisted cleaning mops to clean the floor; they will cause damage to the floor and void the product warranty
  • In addition to the daily care procedures described above, hard wax oil finished floors require occasion cleaning and reoiling. How frequently these need to be done depends entirely on how much use the floor gets. There are three different maintenance procedures involved. For occasional light cleaning,wash the floor using OSMO Wash and Care Cleanser and a micro fiber mop. This will clean and rehydrate the floor. Follow the product instructions. For a more thorough cleaning, or when the floor has become dull and dingy looking, or to remove difficult stains, treat the floor with OSMO Liquid Wax Cleaner. This will give the floor a thorough cleaning while replenishing the hard waxes that sit on the wood surface. Follow the product instructions.