While some hotels just use the slow season to do minor repair work, at The Sanctuary, we use a week early each year for our annual hotel renovation. We close down for close to a full week each January, remove all the furniture and rugs from the common area for repair and cleaning. We then strip and revarnish the wood floors and seal the tile floors. Managers from across the resort help with the project, moving furniture, rolling up rugs and generally cleaning all common areas.
Next, up comes all the carpets:
Now comes the big job of stripping and sanding the floors: