How to Clean Oiled Wood Floors

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How to Clean Oiled Wood Floors

Use only cleaning, buffing and oiling products that are recommended by your oiled floor manufacturer. Sweep an oiled floor with a soft broom frequently because any dirt can actually get ground into a wooden floor. Wipe up spills and any mess right away. Mop either dry or damp everyday. Avoid scratching with a vacuum by using the brush accessory.

For wet cleaning of an oiled floor plain water. If you want a little extra cleaning power, use only a capful of liquid oil soap per eight cups of water. Dip and wring the mop. Take care not to leave too much water on the floor. A soapy mixture can strip oils from the wood.

Your floor will appear dull after a damp or wet cleaning. You can buff after a damp cleaning. Wait for the floor to dry sufficiently after a wet cleaning before buffing. Use rotary buffing equipment or do the buffing by hand. When buffing or re-oiling by hand,

   

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