Caring for Wood Floors in Different Seasons
The various seasons in the United Kingdom bring with them the chance of heavy storms, which in turn bring with them the possibility of causing a great many problems for homes with wooden flooring.
In the summertime, humid weather can bring the possibility of expansion in wood floors, which can end up causing the flooring to look bumpy in places. If this occurs, the experts advise homeowners to call the company that originally installed the wood flooring, as they will be able to cut a fresh expansion gap that should resolve the situation almost straight away.
Rain can occur in the UK at any time of the year. If water seepage occurs from leaving windows open, it may be necessary to take drastic action and remove a whole portion of the wood flooring as once expansion happens, it is almost always impossible to reverse. A good way to avoid this problem in at least one area of the house is to remember to keep a doormat at the entrance to your home in order to ensure that both water and dirt are absorbed at that point and not trekked into the house where it could then do damage to the floors, which might then require the attention of a wood floor restoration company.
If looked after in the proper fashion, treated with care and given appropriate maintenance, wood floors should be able to continue to add that timeless feeling of both beauty and elegance to your home for many decades to come.