How to maintain flooring in a pet friendly home? - Misc. AU
How to maintain flooring in a pet friendly home?

How to maintain flooring in a pet friendly home?

Words by Acorn Timber Flooring

Cleaning

Solid and engineered flooring are durable and beautiful in design, however, even the most well-behaved pets make messes. Paw prints and dirt are just a few of the messes animal owners find themselves cleaning. Always clean up accidents using non-toxic products and keep floors clean to avoid any dirt or grit scratching your floors.

Allergen resistant

Whilst looking stylish and modern, solid and engineered hardwood flooring are the best options for allergy sufferers with pets since pet hair won't get trapped, remaining on the surface and making it easy to remove by sweeping, vacuuming or mopping.

Durability

Solid hardwood floors are incredibly durable if protective measures are put in place to protect them from the day-to-day habits of pets. When cared for properly, solid hardwood can last anywhere from 80-100 years, depending on the species of timber used. Solid timber can be resanded and repolished several times to breathe new life into them. Use rugs in high traffic areas and get your dog’s nails clipped regularly to avoid wear and tear.

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