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    We had bamboo floating boards that at the time were supposedly hardy as all get out - well there’s no way you could scoot on them as they scratched and dented so easy and you can’t fix it. We have engineered boards and they’re still not great, they scratch quite easily and can’t repair. I wouldn’t risk it if you’re not 100% sure what the boats are

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    We have real polished wood floorboards, not sure what kind of wood. It's a matte type of polish, not high gloss. We own, and the floor had some scratches before we moved in, so we weren't too precious about it. I haven't seen any new scratches on the floor after about 3 years of DS scooting around on one of those plastic trikes He loves it!

    I really think there's no clear answer - it will depend on the wood, etc. But yes, in a rental I'd def be erring on the side of caution unfortunately.

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    They definitely look like fake wood floating floors. Nooooo toys or riding in the house. If they chip or scratch, it cannot be repaired. Plus moisture is their worst enemy. They puff up. Put matts down near sinks. I would seek clarification about the flooring before you move in and negotiate a clause about what is reaonable damage. Even dropping a fork on fake boards can cause permanent damage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Its Me View Post
    Thank you all. @Mod-Degrassi we are renting.

    I feel like they're floating floorboards. They almost felt soft in areas in the walk around?! They're super polished/shiny tho - not sure if you can get such shiny floating floor boards? 🤷‍♀️

    What do you do for scratches and dents to repair?
    Looks different to the wood I’ve had before.

    When we moved from the last place we had a few spots where beds had caused some scratches/damage. We got a carpenter/handyman to use a belt sander and varnish over them. He did a great job & we were fortunate he did it cheaply because he knew my boss at work. One guy quoted me 2K to sand and revarnish one whole room (which wasn’t necessary), so you can imagine how easily you can kiss your bond goodbye if you damage the floors beyond reasonable wear and tear.

    I wouldn’t risk it personally.


 

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