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What cleaners/polishers can I use on cheap hardwood floors?

I have the fake hardwood floors in my house. I can't use water on them b/c it ruins them, making them bubble and warp. I am trying to find SOMETHING that I can use on them on a daily basis b/c no matter how many times I sweep and "clean" them they always dirty and look nasty. Any tips and recommendations are greatly appreciated.

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Amanda_Jo1209

Asked by Amanda_Jo1209 at 12:04 PM on Dec. 23, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • I always used my swiffer on them. Or I would mix regular Mr. Clean floor cleaner with water and use a wash cloth on the bottom of the swiffer and cleaned that way. Much cheaper then buying the pads for it.
    Melbornj

    Answer by Melbornj at 12:17 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • Have you tried an old fashioned dust mop? They really work great and the heads can be thrown in the washer.
    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 1:25 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • Methods-Target
    Sisteract

    Answer by Sisteract at 1:38 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • murpheys oil soap
    akiranth

    Answer by akiranth at 4:11 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • I USE MURPHY OILS TO CLEAN MY HARDWOOD FLOORS
    19angie74

    Answer by 19angie74 at 8:52 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • Swiffer wet jet! Very little liquid used, cleans and polishes very well. Follow up with hand wiping with Murphy's oil soap or Pledge and a few rags.
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 7:01 PM on Dec. 26, 2010

  • I got this spray stuff at Walmart for wood and laminate floors. It works really well with a dry soft mop. The cloth ones with microfiber pads. I also have a steamer that dries really quick too. It is by shark and cost $80 bucks or so.
    mmmegan38

    Answer by mmmegan38 at 9:03 PM on Dec. 26, 2010

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