How to Clean Hardwood Floors in Your House

It is much easier to clean wooden floor than this covered with carpet. You can use house-hold ingredients as an effective alternatives to all those commercial cleaning products that contain a lot of toxins. They can be very harmful for you and your family. All you need is to follow some simple steps.
End of tenancy cleaning is the time when you have to clean the entire house, including the floor.

1. First you need to vacuum thoroughly the floor. Ensure that all dust and other grime are removed.

2. The next step is to prepare the cleaning mixture. Combine a half cup of white vinegar and two cups of warm water. Do never use hot water, otherwise you can damage the floor. Vinegar will make the floor even cleaner and will not leave residue.

3. Soak a mop with the solutions and wipe the floor. Pay attention to any area that appears dirty. Scrub stains with a sponge. Do not wet the floor, the moisture can harm the wood. You need to use enough water that is needed to the mop.

4. After that you need to dry the floor. Blot with a clean cloth or paper towel.  You can also use fans and air conditioners to faster the process.

5. Repeat if you notice any trace of stains and dirt.

6. To polish the floor mix vinegar and tree oil, you can add essential oil by your choice. Vinegar is all-purpose cleaning product and can be used to clean the entire house, you can take advantage of it when dealing with grease stains or soap scum.

To help you, with the end of tenancy cleaning, you can hire a professional cleaning London company. However most of them use chemical-based based products, so you need to be careful and this also will cost money.

June 28, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Cleaning


Izabella Hurst is a freelance writer. She has published articles in SocialHouse Journals. Her articles are always very discussed in cleaning areas.

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