we've got gorgeous old oak hardwoods, that take a lot of abuse from 4 little children stomping around constantly, LOL! I sweep often (usually once a day, never less than every other day) and then clean them with a swiffer mop (covered with a homemade cotton pad) and a mix of half olive oil, half vinegar (usually with a few drops of essential oil thrown in, to make it smell nicer) I put that in a spray bottle and shake very, very well. wet and wring out the cotton pad, spray the floor (just a small spot at a time, maybe 3 x 3) and them mop, rubbing the spray in well. It conditions the wood beautifully.
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5/5/09 at 5:17pm