How to care for your Laminate Flooring starts with understanding that this is not an easy wood to work with. There are several different types of woods that can be used to build a floor, but laminate wood flooring has its own unique characteristics that make it a difficult material to work with but it is incredibly durable and makes for a wonderful flooring surface so it is a good idea to be aware of how best to look after the floor after it has been installed.
Laminate Wood Flooring is relatively easy to install – all you need is a glue gun and something that can put a little bit of heat onto the planks so that they stick together. If you’re using glue you need to make sure that you only use a glue that is specially designed for floors. Glue that’s meant for glue guns can easily spray and burn into your floors. Once the flooring has been installed, you can begin to care for it. One of the easiest things to do is sweep up any excess glue or dust that may have built up from using the tool. If you don’t sweep up excess glue, you’ll also have a bigger problem getting the flooring down to the level of your subfloor below it. It is sometimes a good idea to have this flooring installed for you.
When it comes to cleaning you are best using a damp cloth and sponge and to use a dustpan and brush to sweep up any dirt and dust that has fallen onto the floor. You should try and avoid using household cleaners on the surface of the floor as this can cause further issues.