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shark steam mop

has anyone used the shark steam mop on hardwood floors? I am thinking of getting one for christmas, but wasn't sure how they worked. Does it make your floors shiny still? Or after you use the steam mop can you still use other products? ex. mop and glow for hard wood? Thanks in advance.

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momofboygirl2

Asked by momofboygirl2 at 10:25 AM on Dec. 3, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • It was great on my hardwood until the thing died. Only use it if your floor is sealed hardwood, it will ruin the floor otherwise.
    ballewal

    Answer by ballewal at 10:26 AM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • how do you know if they are sealed?
    momofboygirl2

    Comment by momofboygirl2 (original poster) at 10:28 AM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • If you can scratch it off with your fingernail, it's waxed. If you can scrape up a clear flake with something like a razor blade, it's sealed.
    ballewal

    Answer by ballewal at 10:31 AM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • I love them, but need a new one! Like the other poster said, if your floors are not sealed it will damage the wood, but so will any water. And no, you don't need to use anything in addition to the mop.
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 11:11 AM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • my hardwood are the original hardwood, wasn't installed or bought.
    momofboygirl2

    Comment by momofboygirl2 (original poster) at 11:12 AM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • I only use it on my new sealed hard wood floors - my older natural wood I use the products
    mrsljamieson

    Answer by mrsljamieson at 8:08 PM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • i havent sorry but gl x
    san78

    Answer by san78 at 3:20 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • LOVE LOVE LOVE IT and use it almost daily...get some extra pads though
    rebeccadac

    Answer by rebeccadac at 1:11 PM on Dec. 5, 2010

  • I haven't heard of that type of mop. Good luck.
    _Tam_

    Answer by _Tam_ at 8:21 PM on Dec. 5, 2010

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