Wood-plastic composite floors have a longer lifespan because they are durable. But that doesn't mean it can't be damaged. WPC flooring, if not properly maintained, can be damaged. There are some things you need to do and some things to avoid when it comes to maintaining your wood-plastic composite decking floor. If you stick to these things, your decor will last for decades. What are the precautions for maintaining wood-plastic composite decking flooring?
Clean WPC Floors Regularly: If you have WPC floors installed in your home, it is important to clean the floors regularly. Cleaning the floors will prevent mold growth from dead leaves on the floors. Also, cleaning the floors to remove stains will keep them beautiful for many years. Make sure you don't leave oil stains, animal droppings, paint spills on your wood plastic laminate flooring.
Avoid placing hot objects on your floor: Placing hot objects on the floor will distort their appearance. To maintain your wood-plastic composite decking floor, avoid placing hot objects on its surface. Some homeowners place grills on their floors and use them as outdoor kitchens. Depending on the type of grill you're using, some of them may make a dent where you put it. To prevent this from happening, avoid placing the grill directly on the wood-plastic composite decking floor. Remember, wood-plastic composite decking flooring is not the same as wood. It's made of plastic and wood; if you place a hot object on its surface, you may get dents in your floor.
Avoid dragging objects on wood-plastic composite decking floors: Dragging objects across your floor may scratch the surface of the plank. If scratches appear on the surface of wood-plastic composite decking flooring, it can be difficult to repair. You should avoid dragging furniture, potted plants, flower pots, children's toys onto the wood-plastic composite decking floor. These will keep the decorative surface scratch-free.
Avoid using metal shovels on wood-plastic composite decking floors: In winter, snow can accumulate on your wood-plastic composite decking floors. When it comes to clearing snow, the first thing you might think of is a shovel. It is not a good idea to use a shovel to remove snow from the floor. A shovel can scrape the surface of the decking slab, damaging it. Avoid using a shovel unless the plastic edge of the shovel won't scratch your floor. Instead, use an ice melter to dissolve the ice on your wood-plastic composite decking floor.