Household Tips on How to Protect Your Floors
Does the flooring in your home take a beating on a daily basis? Learn tips on how to keep your floors in tip-top-shape.
According to according to an article at angieslist.com, “Flooring Cleaning Tips”
“Whether you have carpet, hardwood or rugs, proper care will prevent your floors from prematurely aging or wearing out before their anticipated lifespan.
1. Protect your floors and upholstery from sun damage
Direct sun can damage your hardwood, carpet, rugs and upholstery. Fabric and carpet colors can fade or change color. Wood can dry out, crack, and warp with intense exposure to the sun. One of the following window coverings can be used to block out the harmful effects of sun exposure:
Shades, blinds and drapes
Any window that allows intense afternoon sun to come in, should also have window coverings that block out the harmful UV rays. Window treatments are similar to applying suntan lotion to your body. You’re blocking out the damaging effects of the sun and keeping the windows looking “like-new” longer.
If you don’t want window treatments, you can have a film professionally placed on your windows that will block out the UV radiation.” To read the entire article click here.