Your new hardwood floors from Luna will add timeless beauty and style to your home for many years to come. In fact, most hardwoods are now constructed to provide superior wear; easy, no-wax care; plus stain resistance to common household products such as coffee, shoe polish, lipstick, acetone, mustard, and more. A few simple maintenance steps, however, will help protect your investment and keep your hardwood flooring looking like new.

To Keep Your Floors Clean


  • Use a damp cloth to blot spills and spots as soon as they happen. For tough spots, such as oil, paint, markers, lipstick, ink, tar, or cigarette marks, use acetone/nail polish remover on a clean white cloth, then wipe with a damp cloth. Always avoid allowing liquids to stand on your floor.
  • Sweep, dust, or vacuum the floor regularly with the hard floor attachment (not the beater bar) to prevent accumulation of dirt or grit that can scratch or dull the floor finish.
  • Occasionally wipe the floor with a damp mop or cloth.
  • Periodically clean the floor with an approved hardfloor care products. Ask your installer about products for your particular floor.

To Protect Your Investment, Please DON'T


  • Do not use oil based, wax, polish, or strong ammoniated or abrasive cleaners.
  • Do not use steel wool or scouring powder.
  • Do not wash or wet-mop the floor with soap, water, oil-soap detergent, or any other liquid cleaning material. This could cause swelling, warping, delamination, and joint-line separation, and void the warranty.
  • Do not use any type of buffing machine.

Other Tips For Hardwood Flooring

  • For spots such as candle wax or chewing gum, harden the spot with ice and then gently scrape with a plastic scraper, such as a credit card. Be careful not to scratch the flooring surface. Wipe clean with a damp cloth.
  • For tough stains, use Shaw's Heavy Duty Remover.
  • Do not use any type of buffing machine.

Avoid sharp objects

While your hardwoods floor is one of the most wear resistant floors, sharp or pointed objects can nevertheless damage it.

Watch your feet

Don't walk on your flooring with stiletto-style heels, spiked golf shoes or cleats. They may cause indentations in your flooring.

Watch your pet's feet

Keep your pet's nails trimmed to keep them from scratching your flooring.

Rearrange your rugs and furniture

Periodically rearranging your area rugs and furniture will allow the flooring to age evenly. UV sunlight will soften the tone of different species of hardwood to varying degrees.

Protect the floor when moving

Use a dolly when moving heavy furniture or appliances. But first, put down a sheet of quarter-inch plywood or Masonite to protect the floor. Never try to slide or roll heavy objects across the floor.