We love cleaning! And we love sharing the best house cleaning tips and tricks we’ve learned over the years. Recently we shared one of the most common done but damaging things that is done to hardwood and laminate floors with MSN at msn.com: Using too much water.
In MSN’s article, “55 Ways You’re Ruining Your Home and Don’t Even Know It”, Frisco Maids own Alberto explains how water may damage your floors:
Water may be effective at getting your floors clean, but use too much and you might find yourself in need of some replacement flooring before you know it. Excessive amounts of water on your hardwood or laminate floors can cause them to warp or stain. “If you want to clean your wood floors, use the minimum amount [of water] possible,” suggests Alberto Navarrete, general manager of Frisco Maids.~ 55 Ways You’re Ruining Your Home and Don’t Even Know It
The best way to clean hardwood floors is using a dry mop. Water should be used sparingly and when used, thoroughly dried afterwards to prevent it from ruining the floor.