Best Brooms to Use on Wood Flooring
There are so many different brooms out there and you may be wondering which type of broom you should use on your wood flooring and this is a very legit question ask. You should not use just any broom you find on your wood flooring. There are different brooms that are made specifically for different types of flooring. One thing is for sure when you are trying to pick a broom out for your wood flooring, you should never use a straw broom on it. Straw brooms are going to damage your wood flooring by putting fine scratches in the finish. There are three different types of brooms that are best to be used on your wood flooring which consists of:
- Soft-bristled brooms
- Dust mops
- Rubber-bristled brooms
One type of broom that is good to use on your wood flooring is soft-bristled brooms. The soft bristles on the brooms are not going to damage the surface of the wood flooring. To keep your wood flooring looking its best for years to come, you should sweep daily in areas of heavy traffic. It is very important to make sure that the bristles on the broom are soft because if not, the stiff bristles are going to scratch your wood flooring’s surface. There are many different varieties of these brooms and any one of them will work fine on the flooring, as long as the bristles are soft.
Another type of broom that is good to use on your wood flooring is the dust mop. The dust mop is used as an alternative to sweeping. When using the dust mop, you will gently run it over the entire wood flooring’s surface. Before using the dust mop, you should apply a light coating of dust-collecting spray to the bottom of the dust mop to attract dust balls and debris on the wood flooring. Using dust mops actually attract and collect dirt and dust on their surface and not just move the dirt and dust around, as with other types of brooms. The dust mop should not take place of mopping your wood flooring; it is used to sweep dust and debris up only. You are going to find many different kinds of dust mops out there; choose one that works best for you and your home.
Another option that you can use to sweep up debris and dust on your wood flooring is a rubber-bristled broom. A rubber-bristled broom is one that has short rubber bristles attached to it. These rubber bristles will pick up dirt while making sure not to damage the surface of your wood flooring. As with the other brooms, the brand does not matter when picking out a broom, only making sure it is not one that is going to damage the damage of your wood flooring.
As you can see, there are a variety of different types of brooms that you can use on your wood flooring. The brand of the broom does not matter but you do want to make sure that you use one that is not going to damage the surface of your wood flooring.
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