I have a carpet cleaner, with floor attachment on it. I always assumed that
you use that option for cleaning linoleum or tile or something like that.
Is it desireable to clean your hardwood floors this way or is a mop and
bucket still the best option?
Hardwood floors finished with polyurethane need only be dust mopped or
wiped with a damp rag if gotten dirty. A large volume of water as in
a mop is not a good idea. Polishing is not necessary for a
Ehh, my hardwood floors have been covered by shag carpeting since 1959 - so
they don't have any finish on them unless you count that flaking varnish.
My issue is that the floors are very dirty, and simple sweeping won't
improve their look. That's one of the reasons why I was considering using a
While resurfacing the wood is probably the ultimate cure, it's hardly a task
to take on a whim.
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