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  • Bamboo floor maintenance

    All bamboo floors will show wear over time depending on the traffic and how it is cleaned and maintained. The guidelines below will help ensure your bamboo floor will stay looking its best for many to years to come.

    How to clean your bamboo floor

    Clean regularly

    Clean regularly with a vacuum with a soft brush attachment to remove the dirt, grit and debris. More regular vacuuming and cleaning is required in higher traffic areas

    Avoid excessive moisture

    For wet cleaning, use a well-rung mop avoiding excessive amounts of water, wiping along the board grain. Avoid excessive moisture

    Avoid steam mops

    Do not use a steam mop

    Preventative maintenance

     

    • Place mats outside and inside entry doors, wipe your shoes on those mats before entering

    • Protective pads under the legs of furniture are suggested, chairs with hard castors may damage the surface wear layer of your bamboo floor

    • Avoid waxing, polishing, sanding or lacquering your bamboo floor as it already has a protective finish

    Genesis bamboo floor cleaning guide