Engineered Wood Flooring Maintenance

Engineered wood flooring compares to the beauty  and timeless look of hardwood flooring. It still has the  elegance, durability, versatility, and variety with makes it a popular choice in homes today. With the character it brings to your home comes the need to maintain them. While this might seem like a daunting task, following these tips will ensure that your engineered wood floors stay in top condition for years to come.

Engineered Wood Flooring Maintenance Tips

Sweep or vacuum your engineered wood flooring regularly. Debris can scratch your floors over time. A simple broom or a vacuum like the Dyson V10 will work greatly on your flooring.

Don’t use anything other than wood floor targeted cleaning products on your wooden floors. Those might include commercial cleaners, as well as DIY solutions suitable for hardwood flooring and the type of finish it was coated with. We strongly recommend using the Bona Hardwood Floor cleaner. To see more about this product, visit our recommended products page.


If you spill water on the floors, promptly wipe it up to avoid irreversible water-related damage such as warping

Use furniture pads if you have heavy furniture or chairs.

Do not wear hard-soled shoes on your engineered wood flooring – especially high heels. These can dent and scratch the wood.

Do not use steam cleaners on engineered wood flooring. There are some products on the market that claim to be safe for wood, but we strongly advise against using them.

When you have pets, be mindful to have their nails trimmed. When they have accidents, please clean up immediately.

These are just a few maintenance tips for your engineered wood flooring. If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will answer you as soon as possible