scuffed hardwood floor

OK here's the situation:
Cleaning my hardwood floor...dragged sofa across floor and put scuff marks on floor. Wood doesn't look damaged or scratched...grain is intact.
Easy way to correct this?
Also...have 2 dogs and live in country...they run outdoors, through a pond and bring the outdoors inside....I clean the floor with Murphy oilsoap in water.
Any better ways to clean a floor?
Thanks all...
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On Sun, 17 Jun 2007 13:14:05 -0500, snipped-for-privacy@comcast.net wrote:

What is the finish? If it is polyurethane, scratches go away on their own in a couple weeks. Maybe more. I'm not crazy about polyurethane finish, but that part of it is good.

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wrote:

thanks for the response. not sure what the finish is. not glossy...seems to be pretty resilient...i'll wait to see what happens.
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On Sun, 17 Jun 2007 13:14:05 -0500, snipped-for-privacy@comcast.net wrote:

I was always told not to use soap and water on hardwood.
There are many good wood cleaners on the market. On my shelf at the moment are wood floor cleaners by Ace and Bruce. Others available.
Using key words "wood floor cleaning products" or similar, you will find many Web sites with good tips about maintaining your precious hardwood floor.
Aspasia
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On Sun, 17 Jun 2007 16:40:16 -0700, aspasia wrote:

that's what I thought, too. murphy's oil soap, though, says it's for use on hardwood floors and most cleaner have water in them. the problem is cleaning very dirty floors where you need to solubilize the dirt and lift it off th floor. most cleaners just lift it off and set it down.
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wrote:

I've read quite a bit on this (not that it makes me an expect by any means) and from what I gathered, no one recommends using Murphy's on hardwood floors. I think the biggest issue is that Murphy's is wax, and hardwood floors aren't finished with wax anymore.
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On Sun, 17 Jun 2007 19:27:47 -0700, "Eigenvector"

ah, very good. thanks for the info.
it seems to be easier to find what NOT to use than what to use. i asked the folks at home depot and they looked at me like i'd asked them a question in sanskrit.
i'd love to know what a good wide area cleaner is for hardwood floors.
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On Mon, 18 Jun 2007 19:52:58 -0500, snipped-for-privacy@comcast.net wrote:

That's probably true. There was a guy on tv who was trying to find out what wasn't the meaning of life. He said that after he had some of those answers, he'd be closer to finding the meaning. :)

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