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How to prevent scratches on my bamboo floor

Trying to prevent scratches on your bamboo floor should be one of your main priorities.  Bamboo flooring is extremely resilient and hard wearing but can still scratch and dent if you do not look after it properly.  Having a bamboo floor installed can transform any room, but you will want to keep it looking fresh and new for as long as possible.  Small scuffs and dents are inevitable and can often add some character to the floor.  However, there are many ways to prevent larger scratches on your bamboo floor.

Follow a cleaning routine

Cleaning your bamboo floor is an essential part of looking after it.  By sweeping on a regular basis you can eliminate the build up of dust and dirt on the surface of the floor. This, in turn, reduces the chance of your floor becoming scratched.  Always use a soft bristle brush when sweeping and only use a vacuum cleaner if it has a specific attachment for wooden floors.

You should also clean your floor regularly.  We recommend on a weekly basis, using a cleaning product that has been specially designed for use on bamboo or wooden floors.

Keep your floor clean using a Bona Spray Mop

Use felt protector pads

Felt protector pads are a fool proof way of preventing your furniture from causing scratches to your bamboo floor.  They act as a cushion between the furniture and your floor.  You can apply them to any kind of furniture or heavy object.  They are great for using on things that are regularly moved, such as dining room chairs and large toys.

Felt Protector Pads for the bottom of furniture

Quick tips to prevent scratches on your bamboo floor

  • Sweep your floor on a regular basis
  • Remove any visible dirt, grit or stones as soon as you see them
  • Keep your floor clean
  • Remove footwear before walking on your bamboo floor
  • Use felt protector pads on the bottom of furniture
  • Always lift heavy objects, never drag the across the floor
  • Do not use any abrasive or harsh chemicals on your bamboo floor