Winter Floor Care: Defeating Snow and Salt

For those of us that live in areas where snow is common during the winter months, keeping the snow (and salt) off our floors and out of our spaces can seem like a never-ending battle. Whether you’re a homeowner, a business owner or a custodian, the struggle to keep floors clean during the winter months…

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How to Remove Acrylic Polish Residue from Hardwood & Laminate Floors

Using the wrong type of cleaning solution on a hardwood or laminate floor may result in oil residue that looks murky or hazy.  These cleaners often contain acrylic polish which requires mineral spirits to remove the film left behind. For removing acrylic polish and other wax-residue left by product such as Mop & Glo or…

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Hardwood & Laminate Floor Care Q & A

Includes questions regarding Bona, Bruce, Uniclic, Quick Step, Award Wearmax. We get emails all the time from customers with common and unique floorcare questions. We answer these questions directly to the customer who asks and we post many of them on Facebook and (more briefly) on Twitter.  If you find the following hardwood & laminate…

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Steam Mops are NOT for Hardwood Floors, See What IS…

Steam Mops are HOT but they are NOT for wood floors:   Steam mops are popular now and many customers have asked if they should try a steam mop to clean their hardwood floor because it appears to clean deep to remove dirt.  The answer is NO!  In no way, shape or form should a…

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Best Practices for Bruce No-Wax Hardwood Floors & Bruce Laminate Floors

Bruce No-Wax Hardwood Floors with a Dura-Luster, Dura-Luster Plus or Permion Finish and Bruce Laminate Floors are similar in the way they are maintained. If you have one of these Bruce floors in your home or if you’re considering one for purchase, this information will help you understand the process of caring for your floor.…

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