Water Stains On Wood Floors

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United Kingdom/Ireland

Water Stains On Wood Floors

Many people have plants in plant pots directly on their wood floor. Often, plant pots leak without you noticing when you water the flowers. When you move the pots to vacuum you see dark round spots on your wood floor.

Do you see a dark colour or rings on your wood floor?

On lacquered floors:

Move the plant pot and wipe up any liquid. Let dry, and keep well ventilated for 24 hours.  

If you can still see the stain, it means the fluid has soaked into the wood. We recommend you contact a Bona Certified Contractor for more advice and practical help.

On oiled floors:

Move the plant pot and wipe up any liquid. Let dry, and keep well ventilated for 24 hours.

Spray the surface with Cleaner for Oiled Floors, use a Microfiber Cleaning Pad and let dry thoroughly. If you see a dark colour or ring in the wood it indicates that water has soaked into the wood. To fix the stain, sand the surface with very fine sandpaper. Then add oil to where the stain was. Be sure to choose the same oil you used previously. If you’re not sure and need assistance, we recommend you contact a Bona Certified Contractor for further advice and practical help. 

Tip.

Always put plant pots on saucers with felt pads or other protection to collect water and moisture, and move your plant pots occasionally so that they dont stand in the same place for too long. This will avoid colour changes from sunlight.