Why it’s important to clean timber treads
In order to get maximum life out of your timber treads you will require some care and maintenance. There are some natural enemies of Timber treads on stairs which should be avoided”
- Excessive water
- Excessive sunlight
- Heavy impact with hard objects
Cleaning is easier, most of the time a light dust is all that’s is required. This is important to regularly remove build up that could cause scratches. A soft-bristled broom, vacuum or electrostatic mop are your best options. The standard enzie finish on our treads is a water based polyurethane. This finish can be cleaned with a damp mop when required. As they always say it’s best to test the cleaning product on a discrete part of the timber staircase before applying. When using the mop be sure to wring out your mop well. Also pay attention not leave pools of water behind that might cause the timber to warp.
With regular maintenance your timber staircase well you will give you years of service and will only improve with age.