If you decide to use a steam mop you may scratch your floor, warp the wood, strip the finish, cause discoloration or void your floor warranty. Considering all these possible problems, it is quite risky and unadvisable to use a steam mop on any type of wood flooring.
If you want to learn how to care for your wood floors properly, please read my cleaning article. In it, I recommend techniques for cleaning your wood floors in a safe way that won’t cause any damage or void your floor warranty!
As a side note, this article presented a general view of all steam mops used on hardwood floors. However, the following brands and models were closely examined in the writing of this article: the Bissell 18677 Steam Mop Hard Floor Steam Cleaner, the H20 Mop by Sharpertek, the T1R Steamboy Steam Floor Mop, the Euro Pro Shark Steam Mop, the Haan FS20 Steam Mop & Floor Sanitizer and the Golden Touch Mop Steam Cleaner.