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Tips for cleaning your wooden floor

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Laminate wood floors are a classy addition to any
modern home. They bring in a sense of elegance and beauty that is hard
to match and since they are available in such wide shades and patterns,
the choice is endless when it comes to picking flooring that accentuates
the beauty of your existing interiors.
While a great laminate wooden
floor amalgamates seamlessly with the décor and furnishings and sparkles
with glee, one does need to maintain it in pristine fashion to ensure
that the exquisiteness is not embellished by stains and dirt.

 Here are a few cleaning tips to get started, when it comes to the bare minimum —

  • Get
    started by using either a very soft broom to sweep away the dirt on top
    or a vacuum with soft brush settings, so as to ensure that there is no
    damage caused to the laminate floor.
  • Use a broom or a brush that
    is as delicate as possible as ones with harsh bristles can scratch and
    leave ugly marks over a period of time.
  • Once you are done with
    the removal of the dirt, use a mild laminate floor cleaner recommended
    by your laminate floor manufacturer or a soap solution to clean the
    floor.
  • Use a sponge or a micro-fiber mop to clean up the area
    and work small squares that you are comfortable with, one at a time.
    Remember that you should never leave moisture on the surface of the
    floor for too long. Hence it is best to work on small areas
    specifically.
  • If the floor is not completely dry, then use a dry
    mop to quickly soak up all the moisture. Always make sure that you
    clean in a single direction and never use a regular or harsh cleaning
    solution.
  • One of the most popular and effective homemade
    cleaning  solutions for laminate floors is a mixture of a bucketful of
    lukewarm water, 2 squirts of quality liquid detergent and half a cup of
    vinegar. Many experts vouch by this ‘magic solution’, so try it out on
    your own floor to see sparkling results.