Find answers to the most frequently asked questions.


DO consult with an installer, the finisher or the manufacturer if there is any doubt of the kind of floor finish.

DO place mats and throw rugs at doorways, exteriors and interiors to help prevent the tracking of grit, dirt and sand.

DO put plastic or fabric-faced glides under the legs of furniture to prevent scuffing and scratching.

DO remember that cleats, sports shoes and high heels can dent any floor surface.

DO place an area rug in front of the kitchen sink to catch water.

DON’T move heavy furniture without protecting wood flooring by slipping a piece of cloth or pile under the legs or covering each leg.

DON’T ever wet-mop a wood floor; standing water can dull the finish, damage the wood and leave a discoloring residue.