Scratches in the laminate can be removed with simple baby oil. (Source: Thinkstock by Getty-Images) diy wood floor cleaners
Do you have any kind of wooden floors? Then it is important to clean them effectively and without damage, and many common household items clean just as effectively as their commercial counterparts and are usually much cheaper to use. Do you want to make your own wood floor cleaner? This round-up is for you, there are plenty of cleaners and polishers to make yourself!
Here are various recipes for mixing your own hardwood floor cleaners. Only a few simple ingredients are required. Remember, a little goes a long way. All you need is enough liquid to dampen and scrub the mop (or cloth).
Wooden floors are known for their relatively low maintenance requirements. Most of the time, a light damp wipe with a little warm water is sufficient for routine cleaning. If floors are particularly dirty or you need more cleaning power, check out these homemade hardwood floor cleaners that can save you time, effort, and money.
When you have hardwood floors, you know that keeping them clean and glowing can be a challenge. From streaky cleaners to those that leave a waxy buildup, it can be costly to find the perfect cleaner for your hardwood floors that isn't harsh or filled with chemicals. Instead, throw together this eco-friendly, homemade wood floor cleaner that washes your floors for only pennies.
These homemade cleaners include lemon vinegar, olive oil polish, vinegar and baby oil, and tar cleaners. The recipes are different for different types of soil so give them a try!
Making your own detergents can be fun and economical. This tutorial contains vinegar, but vinegar is acidic. So it is very important to make sure that the water to vinegar ratio is correct, as too much vinegar can tarnish the finish of your floors. It is also very important to use a barely damp cloth when washing your wooden floors as too much water can damage your floors as well.
Wooden floors come in different designs, they are durable and long-lasting and easy to clean. But instead of spending a small fortune on branded cleaning solutions for your hardwood floors, why not opt for a natural solution that you can make for pennies. This solution uses vinegar to cleanse and deodorize, and the addition of Castilian soap gives it extra power to recharge through sticky grime.
Wooden floors rarely need to be cleaned if you vacuum them regularly with the appropriate soft nozzle head and immediately wipe up spilled material and any dirt that is found. Read on to find out how to make this floor cleaner and how to keep your floors clean.
The combination of olive oil and white vinegar will work wonders on your hardwood floors. Add a little lemon essential oil and your floors will smell as good as they look.
To be honest, hot water with a little washing-up liquid removes everyday grime from any flooring. But stains are harder to go and test the performance of DIY floor cleaners. White vinegar and washing soda pack a double punch that knocks out dirt, read how to mix them and apply for cleaning.
Wood floors can make interiors more beautiful, but they can take a lot of work to clean and maintain. Many homeowners choose homemade cleaning solutions for a variety of reasons, including cost and a preference to control what ingredients are used.