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Cleaning Wood Floors with Ammonia Based Glass Cleaners like Windex

Learn how to use Windex to clean your hardwood floors. It is great for removing filmy residue. A lot of people with polyurethane coated wood floors are turning to glass cleaners like Windex and Glass...

Product Review: Steam Mops on Wood Floors

Steam mops are becoming quite the rage these days.  They are seen on infomercials, sold at your local "home gadget" store and available through all of the major online retailers.  If you are unfamiliar...

Steam Cleaners on Wood Floors

Steam cleaners are cleaning appliances designed for a variety of surfaces. They emit water vapor and heat. They can be both very large for commercial use and small for home use. The small ones...

Your Home, Your Wood Floors and Fleas

The Science Behind Fleas Fleas are a serious insect to have in your home if you have pets or small children. They feast on dog and cat blood and human blood, too. Fleas like any...

Wood Floor Polish: A Product Review

Wood floors can look dull and lifeless with wear and time. Shiny floors always look elegant and add warmth to a home. Instead of sanding down and refinishing your wood floors, using a wood...

Cleaning Your Wood Floors with Dish Soap and Water

Learn the negative effects of cleaning your wood floors with dish soap and water. Water and wood are not a happy couple. Water causes wood to expand, warp and sometimes even rot. Wet mopping a...

Cleaning Wood Floors With Microfiber Mops

Cleaning wood floors is part of maintaining them. If you don't keep up with cleaning your floors, it gets harder to clean them. Also, when you have bits of dirt, they may cause micro...

How To Clean And Maintain Floors Where The Finish is Unknown

How to clean and maintain your wood floors if you have no idea what finish is on them. First, if you have a new floor or prefinished floor read my other cleaning article first.  Unfortunately, due...

Learn the Top 8 Best Methods to Hardwood Floor Cleaning

I get a lot of questions about how to clean and maintain a hardwood floor from two groups of people. The first group is lucky.  To begin, they have a new floor finish. This...

Wood Floor Wipes

If you are a parent or have taken care of young children, wood floor wipes are very similar to baby wipes. If you are unfamiliar with wet wipes, they are moist toilettes - almost...

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