Maintenance

The care and maintenance of your new flooring is just as important as the flooring itself.  Proper care and maintenance can add years to the life of your floor.  Improper care and maintenance can void manufacturer warranties and cause permanent damage to your floor. 

Carpet quick tips

  • Use the proper padding thickness underneath the carpeting based on usage
  • Use mats or rugs at entrances to help prevent tracking of dirt and debris
  • Use carpet protectors under furniture legs
  • Move furniture around periodically
  • Close blinds, curtains, or sheers to prevent sun fade from prolonged direct sunlight
  • Vacuum regularly
  • Clean annually and spot clean as needed 

 

Hardwood quick tips

  • Place mats or rugs at entrances to help prevent tracking dirt and debris
  • Use floor protectors under furniture legs
  • Swiffer or sweep floors regularly
  • Maintain relative humidity levels
  • Spot mop with a damp rag as needed
  • Occasionally clean floors with a hardwood floor cleaner

 

Vinyl and Laminate quick tips

  • Place mats or rugs at entrances to prevent tracking of dirt or water
  • Use floor protectors under furniture legs
  • Spot mop as needed
  • Occasionally clean floors with resilient floor cleaner
  • Close blinds, curtains, or sheers to help prevent sun fade from prolonged direct sunlight

 

Ceramic Tile quick tips

  • Damp mop weekly or as needed
  • Place protective mats or rugs at entrances
  • Use floor protectors under furniture legs
  • Clean floors with cleaner recommended for ceramic tiles only

 

For more specific information, please select the flooring type from the column on the left.  For additional information, please feel free to contact us or stop by one of our retail locations, where our friendly and professional associates will happily assist you.  

 

 

 
Mohawk

Hudsonville • p: 616-662-0140
6450 28th Ave, Ste J
Hudsonville, MI 49426
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Our Hudsonville location has earned a Mohawk ColorCenter Elite dealer of the year designation for flooring. Exclusive benefits include special product offerings, discount flooring, enhanced warranties and more. As a ColorCenter Elite store we offer a premier and comprehensive selection of Mohawk flooring options in carpet, hardwood, laminate, ceramic tile, and vinyl.

Stainmaster

Grand Rapids • p: 616-363-3513
5282 Plainfield Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
M 10a-8p T-F 10a-5:30p S 9a-1p

Tucked behind our main showroom, the DeGraaf Interiors Grand Rapids location hosts our Premium Discount Outlet. The experienced DeGraaf Interiors staff can help you build a custom look from the ground up; or, find the perfect discount flooring, countertops, tiles, and other textiles to give your space the look and feel you’ve always wanted. Make your vision a reality at DeGraaf Interiors in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Shaw

Cascade • p: 616-264-3424
1144 E Paris Ave SE #1A
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
M 10a-8p T-F 10a-5:30p S 9a-1p

DeGraaf’s Cascade location is the first Shaw Design Center in West Michigan. This designation offers a renowned Shaw Star Assurance warranty program, a broad collection of Shaw products, including carpeting, laminate, and hardwood flooring, and a full team of associates ready to offer specialized expertise to your project.

Come see the wide collection of flooring, countertops, tile & stones, hardwood, laminates and carpet at a store near you. DeGraaf Interiors: Providing a one-stop shopping experience for selection, quality and value.