o Always check with us when you are able to walk on the floor. Generally the following day after application of the final coat is fine without shoes.
o The drying/curing period may be extended due to conditions such as low temperatures, high humidity and poor ventilation.
o The floor will cure completely over a period of weeks but is most vulnerable in the first 72 hours. Therefore it is recommended a period of three days pass before moving back in to your home.
o Furniture replacement can occur the following day if it is absolutely unavoidable, however a three day wait is recommended. All furniture should be lifted and placed, not dragged.
Felt guards should be placed under all furniture.
o Ideally a period of 2-3 weeks before wearing shoes on the floor is recommended.
o Do not replace rugs and carpets for at least 1-2 months.
o Don’t use any tape an the floor until curing has taken place.
o Entrance mats to help minimise grit and dirt.
o Follow a regular cleaning program.
Recommended cleaning program
o Remove grit and dust with a dust control mop or soft bristled vacuum head. Avoid using heavy bristled vacuum heads and heavy bristled brooms.
o Clean floor with Bona cleaning product or a ph neutral detergent. Use a micro fibre pad, damp mop or cloth.
o NEVER USE WET MOPS OR STEAM CLEANERS.
o DO NOT USE CLEANING PRODUCTS FOR AT LEAST TWO WEEKS AFTER THE FINAL COAT IS APPLIED.
Bona has a cleaning kit that includes mop, micro fibre pad and a bottle of floor cleaner that Mint can arrange for you upon