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cleaning dirty hardwood floors

Posted by tennessee (My Page) on
Tue, Jun 15, 10 at 12:00

What procedure & product can I use to clean very dirty
hardwood floors? We purchased an older house with wood floors that have not been cleaned in several years. The finish still appears in tact but there is lots of caked on
dirt. Thanks for your input.

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RE: cleaning dirty hardwood floors

An awful lot depends on what type of finish is on the wood. The link below lists some ways you can use to tell what finish you have. You need to scroll down a bit to find the info.

Here is a link that might be useful: how to determine the finish

RE: cleaning dirty hardwood floors

Start with a sponge or towel dampened with soapy water. Scrub off, wipe dry with a clean towel.

It's hands and knees work, but you should only have to do it once.

Then wax it well with a good paste wax and buff the heck out of it.

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