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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...

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...

Pet Stains on Hardwood Floors

Let's face it, most of us consider our dogs and cats to be part of the family. We love them dearly but they can really take a toll on your hardwood floors. Never mind...

Cleaning Your Wood Floors with Black Tea

Learn about how the tannic acid in your black tea bags cleans wood floors. Black tea is becoming known as an easy, quick cleaner for wood floors. Regardless of its growing popularity, it is never...

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...

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...

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...

Product Review: Cleaning with Murphy’s Oil Soap

Learn the negative effects of cleaning your floor with Murphy's Oil Soap. Oil soap is a commonly used, widely available wood floor cleaner. The most favored brand of oil soap is Murphy's Oil Soap and...

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...

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...

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