Beyond the Grain – Wood Wellness

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How to Refinish Old Wood Floors Without Sanding

If you’re familiar with the process of sanding down old, worn-out wood floors, you know that it’s a huge undertaking. It’s time-consuming, messy, and the cost can add up quickly. 

How to Protect Hardwood Floors From Damage

Whether your house came fully equipped with hardwood floors, or you’re installing new ones, knowing how to protect hardwood floors will be key to maintaining the beauty and integrity of the wood.

How to Clean Wood Floors

If you have pets and kids traipsing across your floors day in and day out, you know that your hardwood floors can take a beating. Stay ahead of the chaos and extend the life of your floors by committing to a regular cleaning and maintenance schedule.

Cotton String Mops vs Microfiber String Mops for Wood Floors

When you think of a traditional mop, what comes to mind? Probably the classic cotton string mops that have been around for what feels like centuries. While these are the tried and true favorites of the mop industry, microfiber mops have been gaining popularity over recent years. Many folks go as far as to say that microfiber is the superior option when it comes to removing dirt, dust and grime from wood floors.

How to Remove Gray Stain From Wood

When wood begins to age, it can often take on a grayish appearance. This is especially true for wood that is constantly exposed to the elements. If your wood has begun to accumulate the telltale gray stain, it might be time to restore it via a chemical or manual restoration process. Keep reading to learn more about how to remove gray stain from wood.

How to Test the Finish on Hardwood Floors

Testing the finish of your floors helps you to better predict when it may be time to rejuvenate and refinish the hardwoods in order to avoid damage and keep them looking good as new. Read on and we’ll teach you how to test the finish on hardwood floors. 

The Benefits of Using a Quality Vacuum to Clean Your Hardwood Floors

A consistent cleaning schedule is essential to keeping your hardwood floors sparkling and long-lasting. Otherwise, dirt, dust, and grime build up and wreak havoc on the appearance and integrity of your floors.

Why Is Caring for Wood Flooring Similar to Caring for Your Skin?

It may come as a surprise, but skincare and wood floor maintenance have a lot more in common than you’d think. Both require consistent upkeep in order to look their best, and both are commitments that requires time, research and effort.