When cork turns into wood - the Arteo design
A breath of fresh air for HARO Cork Floors: with the Arteo design you can enjoy the warmth and softness of cork with an authentic wood look.
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Mopping laminate with washing-up liquid.
Please do not do this – you wouldn't wash yourself in washing-up liquid would you? Washing-up liquid as the name suggests is for washing up. It can corrode the surface of your laminate floor and lead to unsightly discolourations and grey smears. Dishwasher liquid leaches your laminate floor with the result that it can reach its end of life after just a few years. The supposedly affordable floor cleaner substitute can therefore ultimately give rise to significantly higher costs as the laminate floor has to be replaced fully. Such improper cleaning also results in expiry of the warranty.
A splash of vinegar or vinegar essence does no harm.
"We cleaned everything with vinegar-based cleaners in the past." – Yes, in the past. The same wealth of new floor coverings also did not exist then, all of which need special care. Vinegar-based cleaners are strongly advised against in particular in the case of parquet. Parquet becomes rough and cracked as a result of the vinegar and using vinegar to mop floors can cause irreparable damage.
Fabric softeners give extra special shine.
It is certainly true that using fabric softeners in the mop water leaves a beautiful shine on your parquet floor, but at what price? The fabric softener is deposited deep inside the pores in your parquet and is very difficult to remove again. If you then also use the wrong floor cleaner, which in the worst case scenario reacts with the deposited fabric softener, your parquet will discolour unattractively and these discolourations can also no longer be removed again. In the case of engineered parquet, in particular, where the wear and tear layer is designed for up to three repeated sandings, the mix of fabric softener and floor cleaner penetrates so deeply that your floor becomes permanently damaged.
You should therefore use clean & green natural parquet cleaner immediately – it cleans gently and thoroughly and leaves a natural shine and optimal protective film on your parquet floor. Moreover, fabric softeners usually also leave unsightly smears following mopping.
Spraying floors with glass cleaners prior to mopping – this prevents streaks.
Please no! You can achieve a streak-free result after mopping by using the right floor cleaner and a clean, softener-free wiping cloth – even without the use of glass cleaners. Moreover, most glass cleaners contain spirit so as to achieve this streak-free appearance. However, this attacks the surface of laminate, parquet, etc. and can lead to irreparable damage to your floor in the long term. A high price for streak-free floors, especially as clean & green active and natural cleaners deliver streak-free results at a cost of just 20 cents per mopping.
Bleach will get rid of stains.
That is no doubt correct, but you will also destroy your floor in the process. What good is removing a stain if you need a new floor covering afterwards? The aggressive ingredients in bleaching agents corrode the entire material of your floor and damage it permanently. Therefore do not use bleach or strong solvents and avoid stains on your floor in the first place.
Rinse aid from the dishwasher
will prevent streaks when mopping.
The name in this case also tells you the best use of this agent. Rinse aid for the dishwasher will produce sparkling glasses and prevent water stains. But dishwasher rinse aid has no business being in your mop water for your parquet, cork or laminate floor. Many household tips certainly promise that you will be able to mop without streaks and your floor will be left gleaming afterwards. What they do not tell you however is that it will also damage your floor. The ingredients in the rinse aid corrode the surface of your floor covering and destroy it.
Shower gel is an effective substitute for laminate cleaner.
No! Shower gel is generally matched to the ph value of the skin. This value is 5.5. Shower and wash lotions are generally ph-neutral or ph-skin-neutral. Fragrances and colourants may provide for a great shower experience, but you should spare your laminate floor this experience at all cost. That's because the colourants used in the shower gel can penetrate the surface of laminate and cause unsightly discolourations. This effect is intensified especially if the laminate floor was cleaned improperly beforehand and the surface is therefore already corroded.
The proper way to clean laminate, parquet, cork and design floors.
We will show you here in some short videos how best to clean and care for your floor covering. This will help you preserve the natural beauty of your floor and allow you to enjoy it for a long time. We will also show you how easy it is to mop and care for
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When you make a purchase in our shop as a consumer, you can cancel the agreement as follows:
You have the right to cancel this agreement within a period of fourteen days without giving any reason.
The cancellation deadline is fourteen days from the date on which you or a third party named by you, which is not the consignor, has taken possession of the final goods. To exercise your right of cancellation, you must inform us
Hamberger Flooring GmbH & Co. KG
Rohrdorfer Str. 133
Fax: +49 (0) 8031 - 700199
Phone: +49 (0) 8031 - 7009007
of your intention to cancel this agreement by way of unambiguous declaration (e.g. a letter sent by post, fax or e-mail). You can but do not have to use the enclosed sample cancellation form for this purpose.
If you decide to avail yourself of this option, we will send you confirmation of the receipt of such cancellation (e.g. by e-mail) without delay.
To exercise the right of cancellation, it will suffice to send notification of the right of cancellation prior to expiry of the cancellation deadline.
Consequences of cancellation
If you cancel this agreement, we will refund you any payments we have received from you, including the cost of delivery (with the exception of any additional costs accrued from choosing a different type of delivery than the most favourable standard delivery option offered by us), immediately and at the latest within fourteen days from the date on which the notification of your cancellation of this agreement has been received by us. In case of such a refund, we will use the same means of payment that you used in the original transaction, unless expressly agreed otherwise with you; in no case will you be charged as a result of such a refund.
We can refuse the refund until we have received the returned goods or until you have proved that you have returned the goods, whichever is earlier.
You must return or surrender the goods to us immediately or in any case no later than fourteen days from the date on which you inform us of the cancellation of this agreement. The deadline is met if you send the goods before the period of fourteen days expires.
You bear the immediate cost of returning the goods.
You shall only be liable for any diminished value of the goods resulting from handling other than what is necessary to ascertain the nature and functioning of the goods.
End of cancellation policy
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