know hardwood floors are no small investment. So our commitment to making
your floor last doesn't stop when it's finished. You'll see how Bona Kemi's
exclusive maintenance system is specifically formulated to enhance the life
of your newly finished wood floor.
maintenance products shown here may be ordered from
Your Wood Floors Looking Beautiful Is As Easy as 1...2...3....
For over 80 years, BonaKemi,
the worldwide leader in wood floor finishing technology, has been protecting
and maintaining the natural beauty of wood floors with premium quality
finishes, polishes and cleaners used by flooring professionals the world
over. You'll find Bona®
wood floor finishes and care products are as natural as your wood floor
and carry the Environmental Choice Seal, giving you the assurance that
you're "Doing The Right Thing" for you, your family and your
environment. By following these 3 easy steps, you can enjoy the beauty
and warmth of your wood flooring for a lifetime. Proper care and maintenance
will preserve the luster of the floor's finish, plus help the topcoat
finish protect the wood beneath.
The cleaning and maintenance
tips provided in this brochure apply to wood floors sealed and finished
with a clear protective coating such as polyurethane or factory prefinished
General cleaning of
your wood floors is recommended once every 1-2 weeks. Floors subjected
to heavy traffic should be cleaned on a more frequent basis.
Easy Steps To A Beautifully Maintained Wood Floor....
Hardwood Floor Care System
For easy, safe
maintenance of your wood floor, we recommend the Bona®
Hardwood Floor Care System.
Advanced Microfiber floor cleaning technology.
The MicroPlus™ system includes everything you need for easy and
safe cleaning of your polyurethane-finished hardwood floors:
mophead with a 3-pc. pole.
cleaning pad - washable and reusable.
oz. Swedish Formula® Hardwood Floor Cleaner specifically
formulated to clean all polyurethane finished wood floors, and
factory pre-finished wood floors. Quickly wipe out red wine, dried
spaghetti sauce, mustard, ketchup, heel scuffs. Unlike all-purpose
cleaners, it will not dull your floor finish or leave any oily
residue. A waterborne, non-toxic, environmentally-responsible
Vacuum or Sweep
or sweep to remove dirt and grit prior to cleaning your wood floors
with the Bona®
Hardwood Floor Care System.
Lightly mist an
8'x8' area of your wood floor, or directly mist the Bona®
Mop pad, with Bona®
Swedish Formula® Hardwood Floor Cleaner.
Using a back and
forth motion, clean the floor surface with your Bona®
Mop or clean, soft cloth. Finish one area before moving on to the
next. The Bona®
Mop's low profile and easy-to-maneuver swivel-head makes it the
perfect cleaning tool for the hard-to-reach areas such as under
furniture and cabinets, around doors or in tight corners. When your
pad or cloth becomes soiled, replace with clean ones. Continued
use of excessively soiled covers or cloths may cause streaking.
are reusable. Simply wash and dry them as you would any toweling.
When a spill occurs,
soak up the bulk liquid promptly. Mist the affected area with Bona®
Hardwood Floor Cleaner and clean with your Bona® Mop or a clean, soft cloth.
What To Do
Vacuum or sweep your hardwood floor regularly. General cleaning
once every week is recommended.
Remove spills promptly using your Bona
MicroPlus mop or Micro plus floor cloth
and Bona Swedish Formula Wood Floor Cleaner.
Place floor mats at exterior doors to trap sand and grit. Use area
rugs in high traffic pathways, at ends of steps and near doorways.
Avoid rubber backing or non-ventilated rugs.
Use protective pads or caps such as Floor
D-fenders protective pads on “feet” of furniture.
Renew worn surfaces with Bona Swedish
Formula Hardwood Floor Refresher before the bare wood is exposed.
Maintain a consistent humidity level between heating seasons in all living
areas. Excessive swings in humidity levels will cause hardwood floors
to swell, shrink, cup, crack and show excessive gaps between boards.
The use of humidifier and/or dehumidifier systems is recommended where
inconsistent humidity levels occur.
What Not To Do
Don't let sand, dirt or grit build up on your wood floor. They
can act like sandpaper and actually abrade and dull your hard wood floor
Don't damp mop hardwood floors. Too much water can cause the floor
to swell or warp.
Don't let your pets' claws go untrimmed. Proper claw trimming helps
avoid scratches and gouges in your hardwood floor.
Don't walk on your hardwood floors in high heels, and keep heels in good
Don't use wax, oil soap, or other household cleaners on polyurethane
finished wood floors. They can dull today's floor finishes and make