When buying a hardwood floor, plenty of attention is paid to what kind of floor elements, color, finish and a plethora of other elements of hardwood floors and also their effect on your home. Minimal instructions are provided on how to adequately care for your hardwood floors as soon as they are installed. Hardwood floors are treated with a polyurethane sealant which gives wood floors their sheen, protection and overall longevity. The finish of the floor usually will last around three years, Eventually, the floors will begin to dull. The reason being very small dust are constantly getting ground into the finish through everyday use.