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#1 of 8 Old 09-26-2009, 05:02 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Hi! What do you mamas use to mop your hardwood floors with? I want something that will REALLY get the dirt and grime off and the germs, too!
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Vinegar works pretty well.

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Do you just use plain white vinegar or mix it with water?
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I really like Murphy's oil soap

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I second Murphy's Oil Soap. It's great and non-toxic =)

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HOT water; sometimes a dilution of dish soap (a little less soapy than washing dishes)...

If something specific is grossing me out in the germ department, then I will spot clean that area with soapy water, rinse, spray it with vinegar/water (50/50) mix, rinse, and wipe dry.

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Murphy's or simple green diluted. Simple green is really great--cuts through oils well, and is non-toxic.
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