How to Care for Hardwood Floors

Owning a house with hardwood flooring is living in an environmentally friendly lifestyle. Since build-up of grit , foot traffic, or food spills can damage the finish, you're willing to take all precautions to prevent particles on the soles of your shoes from damaging and possibly even removing  your floor’s finish. Properly maintained floors may never require replacement. But when you start to notice that your wood loses luster, it's best to hire an expert to have the surface sanded or apply a new coat of finish. These easy steps are your best actions. Read the entire article here: http://www.realsimple.com/home-organizing/home-improvement/maintenance-repairs/hardwood-floors-00100000108481/index.html