If you have existing polished timber floors in your home it is important to know how to visually inspect the condition of the coating surface on a yearly basis at the very least.
This precautionary measure will avoid the unnecessary expense of having your timber floors require sanding back to raw timber to repair excessively worn coatings.
Every home configuration is different although there are universal traffic hot spots in every dwelling such as the entry. This is the point where most of the outside grit will enter your home. Be vigilant to ensure suitable mats are present at all external doors.
If your home has an above average number of occupants or children, an option is to use a hall runner to eradicate this problem.
The cooking/working triangle in your kitchen between your sink, fridge and stove.
This can be and usually is the first place in a home to show signs of wear. The grinding motion of dining chairs moving backwards and forwards can often cause protective felt pads applied to fail and go unnoticed for a period of time.
This is the small area towards the centre and front of the stair treads that we mostly use when traversing the staircase.
If you notice your floors are showing signs of wear, variations in the level of sheen, or have superficial scratches or scuffing present, it may be time to call in the Brisbane floor sanding professionals for an inspection on the current condition of the polyurethane surface sheet and to determine whether your floors would benefit from a maintenance coat.