In order to avoid seasonal gapping from becoming noticeable and to reduce the amount of movement, relative indoor humidity level should be kept at 45-55% throughout the year.
Hardwood floors are non-toxic and trap no allergens such as mold spores or dust.
Knowing which type of finish is applied to protect the hardwood floor is important, different finishes require different kinds of care. Check with Cover ups what cleaner is best for your finish. Also, placing felt pads on the bottom of furniture legs and scatter rugs will minimize scratches and keep small stones and debris off the floor. Special under mats for area carpets can be purchased to protect your floors from discoloration.
In general though, just a simple – dust mopping, sweep or vacuuming with special hardwood floor attachments or (with the beater bar turned off). Avoid using a wet mop which can dull the finish. DO WIPE up any spills IMMEDIATELY, using a soft, dry or slightly damp cloth, starting at the edges of the spill and working toward the center. Allowing spills to remain on hardwood floors could damage the finish, as well as the wood.