Homemade Wood Floor Cleaning Solution

Cleaning your wood floors can be a little scary. You don't want to mop them in the traditional way with a wet mop and soapy floor cleaner. Wood floors need a little more care and you can't leave water on them or they can warp and become damaged. This homemade wood floor cleaning solution cleans up even the stickiest messes and dries quickly too.

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Things You'll Need

  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup vinegar
  • 3/4 cup isopropyl alcohol
  • 2 to 3 drops dish soap
  • Fine mist spray bottle
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Step 1

Pour the water into the spray bottle.

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Step 2

Add the vinegar.

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Step 3

Follow it with the isopropyl alcohol.

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Step 4

Top it off with 2 to 3 drops of the dish soap.

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Step 5

Replace the lid and shake well.

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How to Clean Wood Floors Properly

Now it's time to put your new cleaning solution to use! Here's how to clean wood floors properly.

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More Cleaning Tips

For more home cleaning tips and tricks, see:

How to Clean Inside a Dishwasher

How to Clean Oven Racks

The Best Homemade Carpet Cleaner

How to Make DIY Laundry Pods

How to Clean an Iron

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