There are lots of options that exist for floors in your home. Some people choose to have carpet in some areas of their home and hard floors in other spaces. The hard floor options include man-made tile, natural stone, concrete and hardwood. The beautiful option of a natural stone floor is a great addition to any home. There are lots of stone that you can choose from such as travertine, slate, marble and granite to name a few. When you have stone floors in your house you want to make sure they are cared for properly to prevent damage from occurring. Silver State Floor Restoration lists common causes of hardwood floor damage to help you avoid them.
Dragging Furniture Can Scratch Natural Stone Floors
One of the issues that you may come across that can cause damage to your stone floors is with the furniture. You will need to place tables and chairs on the tile and that is fine as long as the area is protected. If the legs of the tables and the feet of the chairs are not covered with a soft padding they can create scratches over time. The scratches happen when you are pulling the chairs in and out. The best thing you can do is to make sure that you replace or add padding to the bottom of the furniture that you have on the stone tile. If the stone has been scratched it may need to be resurfaced and in some instanced replaced.
Chemicals in Cleaning Products Can Damage Natural Stone Flooring
When you have stone floors in your house you want to make sure you know the best way to clean and care for them. The problem is that many people are not aware that natural stone floors can be sensitive to many of the cleaners that you can find at the store. The harsh chemicals that are in them can cause damage to the floors if you choose to use them to clean then stone. You want to make sure you use a cleaning product that is safe for your type of stone. You also want to make sure that you are having the stone floors cleaned by a professional. They can also polish and seal them to create a layer that will protect the floors.
Natural Stone Water & Other Stains
You may be thinking the carpet in your house is the only place you have to worry about stains. The problem is that your stone floors can be affected by spills as well. The liquid that is spilled on the tile can create stains that can be difficult to treat. This can be anything from juice to coffee and even food that is high in acid. If you do not have a plan to treat the stains and remove them it can lead to damage on the tile. You want to make sure that you have your tile protected and hard to treat stains removed by a professional. Also be sure that you continue to have your stone tile floors cleaned and sealed by a professional.
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Silver State Floor Restoration can come out and treat your stone floors to protect them from damage. Call us today!