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Primarily throughout our first level, we have cherry hardwood floors. I have a love/hate relationship with them..especially since summer has finally come around. I have tried so many things to get them clean, but it lasts maybe a day before I need to go over them again. The only thing that has kept them looking decent longer has been orange glow, but you can see the dust lines from starting and stopping because, let's face it, regardless of how much i sweep, not everything gets picked up. I've tried folex, which gets the floors back to the original state they looked like when we moved in--which didn't look bad, BUT now that we're in the summer time and have the windows open and everything--and i'll admit, it gets a little warmer (we don't have air) on some days--you can see footprints all over the floor (kind of comparable to having your feet get wet or sweaty and walking across the floor,..how it'd leave prints). I've tried a steam cleaner, and it left streaks on the floors..like white streaks. I really want to try rejuvenate for the floors, but i've read mixed reviews, and that kind of worries me.
Then, we have the issues of the scratches on the floor. There are one or two deep-ish ones from when we moved in, and then there are quiet a few at one of our chairs (like the length you'd pull a chair out to sit for dinner). We didn't realize until the floor was already scratched that the chair had a problem. I've tried the fill-in pens and crayons (or whatever the actual name is for them) that you can buy specifically for scratches, and they don't work. I'm really afraid to try anything else since I don't know anything about our floors other than the color. Any suggestions?
Answer by noel1978 at 4:29 PM on Jul. 17, 2012
Answer by Anonymous at 4:30 PM on Jul. 17, 2012
Answer by NannyB. at 4:39 PM on Jul. 17, 2012
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