Care of Hardwood Floors

How to Clean Hardwood Floors – WATER ONLY Never use soap (which can leave a residue) or ammonia-based cleaners in the water. Periodically, you may “tack-rag” (a cloth wrapped around a push broom) or wipe your floor with a thoroughly wrung out cloth that has been dipped in water only. For more thorough clean-up, wipe […]

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How to Clean Hardwood Floors

Excessive amounts of water and wood don’t mix Wood is a natural material that swells when it absorbs water and shrinks when it dries out. And even though polyurethane and Swedish finishes are more resistant to water, there are seams where boards are put together. When you clean hardwood floors: Wipe up liquid spills before […]

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