How to Clean Hardwood Floors: Quick Tips from Swiffer

How to Clean Hardwood Floors: Quick Tips from Swiffer

These quick tips will help your hardwood floors shine for years to come.

If there were a popularity contest between floor types inside the home, hardwood floors would be a clear winner. And with good reason. Their natural look adds character, making your home feel warm and inviting. But if you’re a hardwood floor owner, you’ve probably scratched your head trying to figure how to keep them clean and like new. While some suggest silly remedies like using hot tea to clean your floors, Swiffer has an easy-to-follow guide that gets you the best looking floors and keeps your tea in your mug where it belongs.

Basic Care

  1. Sweep often – at least once a week. By sticking to this routine, you can clean your floors before dirt has time to collect on the surface.
  2. Unlike carpeting that collects allergens* and keeps them around, hardwood floors can be easily wiped clean of dust and allergens*. Keeping a Swiffer Sweeper handy can help remove pollen from your floors.
  3. Accidents happen – especially spills. But if you’re prepared to clean them immediately you can prevent stain damage to your floors and grout lines.
  4. Vacuuming is also an option to get your floors clean. Be sure to use a vacuum that has a setting for hardwood flooring. Or pull the plug on the vacuum altogether and use a Swiffer Sweep + Vac Starter Kit. It’s great for sucking up dirt in between grout lines missed by other traditional cleaners.
  5. Make sure you’re using the right cleaner for your hardwood floors. Always look for manufacturer reassurances or hardwood specific products.
  6. There’s a tool for every job, even cleaning floors. Whether dirty, dusty, sticky or muddy, selecting the right tools for the job can be the difference between just cleaning your floors and getting them cleaned the Swiffer way.

Taking these preventative steps can help you maximize your clean and extend the life of your floors.

For a Quick Clean

Try using Swiffer WetJet Wood Starter Kit. Its solution breaks up the tough, sticky messes with ease and reveals the natural beauty of your floors with little effort. Because who needs more steps in the cleaning process anyway?

*Common inanimate allergens from cat and dog dander and dust mite matter


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