What kind of finish is on the wood? What does the manufacturer
recommend? Not knowing that, the safest method is a slightly damp
(water) sponge or mop. If the finish is polyurethane, you can use an
oil soap (such as Murphy's oil soap--the gel is better than the
On Fri, 17 Mar 2006 14:29:56 -0500, "Pat in Atlanta"
kitchen. They were done by an old timer, in business for 40 years. He
recommended daily spot cleaning with a damp paper towel, and weekly damp
mopping with water only, or to add a bit of vinegar for stubborn stains. He
stressed not to use any commercial product because of product build-up.
Personally, I feel that the kitchen floor isn't really clean until I
actually get down on my knees each week to wet wipe it rather than use a
mop. For the rest of the house I use a Shark cordless vacuum and those
Swiffer mops on a daily basis. (I should own stock in the company!}
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