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How to Clean a Wooden Floor

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Your wooden floor is a feature of your home that is worth proper care. Aside from hygiene and a beautiful gleam, keeping your floor clean will help it last longer. Follow our step by step guide on how to properly clean a wooden floor.

Step 1

Vacuum Floor

Vacuum Floor

First, vacuum the floor area well. This must be done with care to avoid marks and scratches. A lightweight vacuum with a nozzle position for wooden floors is recommended.

Step 2

Administer Floor Cleaner & Mop Floor

Administer Floor Cleaner & Mop Floor

Spray the floor with a suitable floor cleaner. This will help dissolve stubborn dirt. Wipe the floor using a damp mop. Varieties that use cleaning pads can be especially effective at collecting dirt. Rinse the mop occasionally as it begins to collect dirt.

Step 3

Reduce Future Dirt

Reduce Future Dirt

You can help to keep your floor cleaner for longer by placing rugs and doormats around your home. These will help collect some dirt to keep it off the wood. If you follow the above steps on a regular basis, you will prolong the life and beauty of your wooden floors.