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Oiled Floors Care Guide

There are two different types of oiled floors: hardwax oiled and UV oiled. Hardwax oiled requires more frequent oiling. UV oiled means that the oil has been applied and cured under UV light to make it more durable. UV oiled floors do not need oiling...

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Matt Lacquer Floors Care Guide

QUICK GUIDE No annual maintenance required Scratches will build over time, requiring the floor surface to be refinished Vacuum or sweep the floor regularly. Mop the floors regularly – weekly or fortnightly. Use floor cleaner for lacquer or polyurethane floors only,...

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Ciranova Maintenance OIl DIY guide

VERY IMPORTANT!!! Dispose of any oil-soaked cloths or micro-fibre mop heads immediately afterwards by putting them in a plastic bag, soaking with water and then placing in an outdoor bin. Oil soaked cloths not treated this way can spontaneously combust when exposed...

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Admonter Oiled Floors Care Guide

NATURAL OIL FINISH – QUICK GUIDE Oil after installation – vacuum, wash and oil as soon as possible after installation. Vienna Woods will normally arrange this for clients in Auckland and surrounds, as oil should be machine-buffed Oil every 12-24 months to feed the...

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Admonter Matt Lacquer Floors Care Guide

QUICK GUIDE No annual maintenance required Scratches will build over time, requiring the floor surface to be refinished Vacuum or sweep the floor regularly. Mop the floors regularly – weekly or fortnightly. Use Admonter floor cleaner only Never use solvents,...

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Floating v Glue Down Installation

THE INSTALLATION METHODS There are two methods used to install wood flooring; you can ‘float’ the planks so they sit on top of an acoustic underlay, without any glue being used, or alternatively you can glue the wood flooring down to the existing sub-floor. It is...

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Engineered vs Solid Wood Flooring

This guide describes the benefits of engineered wood flooring compared to solid wood flooring, and we also address some of the myths about both types of wood floors. Due to its inherent advantages, most of the natural wood flooring installed in Europe and New...

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Gaps Between Floorboards

Gaps Between Wood Floorboards We’ve all been to an inner-city villa and seen old timber floors that feature large gaps between the boards – unsightly gaps that are large enough to allow chilly air to flow up into the living room. Thankfully, with engineered wood...