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Douglas Fir Wood Floors

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Douglas Fir Wood Floor
   
Types of hardwood floors:
Solid Hardwood Floor
Engineered Hardwood Floor
Parquet Wood Floor
Floating Wood Floor
Longstrip Hardwood Floor
Exotic Hardwood Floor
Handscraped Hardwood Floor

Douglas Fir Wood Floor
Although the name can be a bit misleading, Douglas Fir is not a true spruce or fir, but instead is commonly referred to as a member of the pine family.  This high quality type of wood is used in the United States and Canada as one of the leading sources for plywood. Designers appreciate the visual appeal of this fine wood, while it remains a favorite to customers for cabinets, furniture and millwork. Because of the wood’s old-fashioned toughness, beauty and strong fiber, Douglas fir is a top choice for industrial and remanufacturing uses.

Douglas Fir Wood Floors range in color as a result of its varied species which includes heartwood which is yellowish tan to light brown and Sapwood which is tan to white.
Douglas Fir Wood flooring ages to a warm orange-brown color. It is a soft wood with a very tight grain .Precautions need to be taken when caring for Douglas Fir Wood Floors as its color may change with the use if certain finishing products.

How is your hardwood floor supposed to look?
Appearance: Its Heartwood specie is light brown while the sapwood is white to cream.

Grain: Tight Grained.

Properties: This floor is considered durable but can easily dent if used in a high traffic room.

General Guidelines to Keep Your Hardwood Flooring in Great Shape

These simple steps can prolong the life and beauty of your hardwood floor regardless of the specific type of wood you may have.

  • Close curtains and blinds- UV rays from sunlight can fade colors and cause discoloration.
  • Use protectors under furniture bases that can scratch or mar the surface.
  • Clean, wipe or blot spills immediately to help prevent stains.
  • Place doormats at every door- this helps to trap dirt at the doorway instead of transferring it to the floor. (The Floor mats featured at ForLifeProducts.com are perfect for this!)
  • Take care when moving heavy objects like furniture and equipment- utilize furniture coasters to transport heavy objects across floors.
  • Dust and vacuum floors regularly to maximize beauty and decrease buildup.
  • Exercise caution when using bleaches, mildew removers, oven cleaners, drain openers and plant food as these contain strong chemicals that can damage or discolor floors.
  • Always follow your manufacturer’s guidelines on products and use only those that are safe for your hardwood floor type.
  • Rearrange area rugs occasionally as they block sunlight causing a discolored area to develop under the rug.
  • Avoid exposure to water.
  • Maintain normal humidity of 40-60% throughout all seasons of the year to reduce the natural expansion and contraction process typically found in hardwoods. Humidity levels can be maintained with air conditioners, humidifiers, de-humidifiers or with a heating system.
  • Keep pets nails trimmed and filed and take care with stiletto style heels to minimize scratches.
  • Never clean hardwood floors with steel wools or scouring powders as these can cause damage.
 
Recommended Douglas Fir hardwood floor cleaners:

Douglas Fir Floor Cleaners
Protect Douglas Fir Floor
Protect Douglas Fir Floor
Restore Douglas Fir Floor
Restore Douglas Fir Floor
 
Rejuvenate can be used on the following type of floors:
Hardwood Floor Terrazzo Floor Flagstone Floor
Laminate Floor Terra Cotta Floor Vinyl/Linoleum Floor
Ceramic Tile Floor Slate Floor Marble Floor
Cork Floor Cement Floor Fiberglass Floor
Pine Floor Travertine Floor
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