Cleaning 95 yr old white oak flooring
We have the original 95 yr old flooring throughout our entire home. When we moved in 6+ ys ago, we had the floors stripped and refinished with a horribly smelly oil based finish. We moved out during that process but have absolutely loved our floors since then.
Through these 6 yrs, we've inadvertently brought little bits of tar and other black specks in on our shoes and, of course, the tiny spots have transferred to the floors.
What would you suggest for getting the tar specks off? I've tried a 50/50 mix of vinegar/water, I've tried non-alcohol windex, I've tried a 25/75 mix of dish soap and water. So far, nothing has worked.
Do I go with denatured alcohol? Something else so I don't ruin the oil based finish?
Thanks for any ideas.