When purchasing hardwood floors or Buying a house with hardwood floors. You will have to decide what type of floor cleaner you will be using. There are several different hardwood floor cleaners available. But the questions becomes which on is good for you floors. When you purchase a house with hardwood floors before the floor tech leaves he should be able to tell you which hardwood floor cleaner is best for your particular floors.
There are several great hardwood floor cleaning products out there. However there is not a one product that fits all. We use to love Murphy's oil soap. We used it for years ,then we realize that Murphy 's oil soap was leaving a residue on a lot of the hardwood floors. A lot of it had to do with the products that had been used before we started cleaning the floors.
A lot of people like using Bona on their hardwood floors . Bona is a great product, but is it the right product for your hardwood floors. Some people love using vinegar, and water. If you purchase or rent a house please read the instructions on how to care for your hardwood floors. If you can't find the instructions on cleaning or product to use please call the previous owner, and ask if they have the instructions on cleaning the hardwood floors. If the previous owner doesn't have instructions, ask who they purchase the floors from ,and call the manufacturer , ask what is the best product to use on your particular hardwood floors.
Knowing what to use on your hardwood floors will make them last longer. Not knowing what to use on your hardwood floors can ruin them.
How do I know I am using the wrong product? If there is a film on the floor when you finish mopping them. or when you walk on the floors you can see your white foot print. Not using the correct hardwood floor product can eventually ruin your hardwood floors.
Some customer tell us there manufacturer has told them to use only dish washing detergent, and water. Some have said to use vinegar and water. What ever you use,don't over use it. Using to much of anything will eventually ruin your hardwood floors. And please don't put a lot of water on your floors. We recommend you use a flat mop and spray bottle. If you don't know what to use on your hardwood floor we recommend dish washing detergent and water. You can't go wrong with detergent washing and water.