Pets make our homes so much nicer, but they do have accidents from time to time. Fortunately, if you know how to clean up after your pet, you can quickly clean up any mess and leave no traces behind.
Different types of wooden flooring require different treatments; however, the name of the game is always acting quickly, not using harsh chemicals, and removing as much of the mess as possible before adding water.
Tackling a puddle
If you find a puddle, grab some paper towels and put them on top of it to absorb as much of the wetness as possible; next, take a damp cloth and wipe the area clean.
If you discover a dried-up puddle, you also need to act fast and grab a moist cloth that you can wipe over the spot. Once the residue from the spot has been removed, you can use a little oil on the wood to nourish it. If your floor has a heavy varnish, you may want to touch up the affected area.
Pro tips for accidents
We love our pets and some of us go to extreme lengths to make them look good. Simply because they have had an accident …