Make Your Hardwood Floors Shine

 


Article by: Craig A. Mouldey

You have just installed hardwood flooring , Going Down Under With Your House in your home. , How to Install a New Toilet in 5 Easy Steps Now what? How do you keep your hardwood floors , Help Choosing Door and Window Hardware clean and shiny? Read the following Q&A in which two hardwood floor , Creating a Peaceful Home Environment owners are asking just that.

Q: "I was reading your site and saw that one should not use oil based cleaners. Why? Our installer told us to use vinegar in water, , UPVC Door Lock Can Be Broken In 5 Seconds - 22 Million UK Homes At Risk and use a damp cloth to clean the floor , Ten Convenience Built-Ins ThatÂ’ll Save Your Busy Household Hundreds Of Hours Each Year about once a week. Will this damage the floor? What is a polyurethane cleaner? Where do you buy it?"

A: If an oil based cleaner is used on polyurethane finished floors, , Cleaning and Caring For Your it leaves an oily residue on the surface which can not only make cleaning the floor , Swimming Pool Accessories Overview more difficult, but after a period of time, when the floor , House Planning Software is showing signs of wear and needs to be buffed and recoated, this residue can present adhesion problems. When cleaning any hardwood floor, , De-humidify Immediately for a Safer Home - Your Children Will Thank You or furniture, , Solar Power: Becoming America's Choice minimal water , Vent Free, Direct Vent or Fully Vented Fireplaces - How to Choose the Right One should be used. In other words, wipe with a dampened, not wet cloth. Adding a capful of vinegar can help and is suggested by the National Wood , Vent Free, Direct Vent or Fully Vented Fireplaces - How to Choose the Right One Flooring Association.

However, I have heard one floor , Various Types of Fences finish manufacturer , Buy window blinds to improve the look of your place dispute this, believing the vinegar is too acidic and can break down the finish eventually. The absolutely simple and safe , How to Use Concrete in a Traditional Kitchen way to clean any sort of wood , Flooring Tips You Must Know that is finished with a urethane is to use polyurethane cleaners which are manufactured by both hardwood flooring manufacturers , Swimming Pool Accessories Overview and manufacturers , New Answer to Age Old Problem: How to Find a Contractor? of polyurethane. I use Squeeky Cleaner from Basic Coatings. Any hardwood flooring , House Planning Software supplier near you should carry this or similar product. , A Good Bedroom Closet Design Will Eliminate the Need For Space Also, Home , What You Should Know Before You Buy A Hot Tub Spa Depot is a likely place , Help Choosing Door and Window Hardware to look, since they do sell hardwood flooring. , Changing Door Hardware - Can You Handle it? This cleaner is usually blue , Home Improvement Loans in color, , Sealing Hardwood Flooring- Do's and Don'ts For New Floors and is mixed 4 parts water , Home Storage: The Problems and the Solutions to one part cleaner in a spray bottle. Mist some on a cloth and wipe. You can use this to clean any wood , Home Improvement Loans finished with urethane top coats.

Q: "We bought a beautiful , Roofing Shingles old home , A Good Bedroom Closet Design Will Eliminate the Need For Space with wonderful wood floors , Vent Free, Direct Vent or Fully Vented Fireplaces - How to Choose the Right One throughout which were installed in 93. They looked pretty good when we moved in two years ago, but now they look dull and mottled. Our cleaning person uses ****** for floors , Home Inspection Basics and some floor , Vent Free, Direct Vent or Fully Vented Fireplaces - How to Choose the Right One dusting cloth called ********. Could they be the problem? What can we use to get the shine back?"

A: There are any number of cleaners on the market, found in supermarket that say they are for hardwood floors. , Changing Door Hardware - Can You Handle it? Your safest approach is to purchase a cleaner created by hardwood flooring manufacturers , Going Down Under With Your House or floor , Why Hardwood ing is a Good Investment finish manufacturers. , Creative Concrete Stamping This can be purchased (these products, , Great Information on Tempurpedic and Tempurpedic Mattresses as far as I am aware, are all basically the same) from local , New Answer to Age Old Problem: How to Find a Contractor? hardwood flooring , A Good Bedroom Closet Design Will Eliminate the Need For Space retailers or a big box store that sells hardwood flooring. , Tips You Must Know Best bet is the Hardwood retailer who specializes in hardwood. I use "squeaky cleaner" manufactured by Basic Coatings. See their web , Atlanta Heating and Cold Weather Alert site: www.basiccoatings.com.

Mirage cleaner is another one.

It sounds likely that the cleaners being used on your floors , Chester Conservatory Build Process are leaving some sort of film on the wood , Bunk Beds and the Online Purchasing journey surface. This can create the situation you are describing and can make buffing and recoating in the future impossible to achieve due to adhesion issues.

To sum it up, your best bet to make your floors , Bunk Beds and the Online Purchasing journey shine is to purchase a cleaner created by hardwood flooring manufacturers , Bunk Beds and the Online Purchasing journey or floor , Atlanta Heating and Cold Weather Alert finish manufacturers. , Home Storage: The Problems and the Solutions
About The Author

Craig Mouldey is the owner of http://www.FaceLiftFloors.com. He has been in the flooring , Home Improvement Guide - Choosing A Good And Affordable Contractor business for over two decades. You can find more flooring , UPVC Door Lock Can Be Broken In 5 Seconds - 22 Million UK Homes At Risk Q&A at http://www.FaceLiftFloors.com; webmaster@faceliftfloors.com

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