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Wood Cleaning Products

Updated on December 13, 2014

Keeping your Woodwork Clean

Are you confused when it comes to what are the best wood cleaning products you should use? Are you looking to achieve that beautiful shiny woodwork you see in magazines? Finding the best wood cleaning product will help cut down on product build up and prolong the life of your wood products. One of the most important aspects of a good wood cleaning product is to ensure that it brings out the natural beauty and shine in the woodwork

Before you choose any more wood cleaning products you should be aware that protecting your wood products should be one of your top priorities and picking the right wood cleaning products should be at the top of your list.

Hardwood and laminate floors are a big investment in our homes and we don’t just trust any wood cleaning products to do the job. Some are inadequate and some can actually do some harm. We want them to stay looking their best over the years.

Murphy’s Oil Orange Multi-Use Wood Cleaner Spray

Murphy’s is a name that has been around and most people know well, and if you know anything about orange oil you know it cuts grime and grease and is gentle enough to use on wood and gives wood a nice shine while leaving a nice natural scent. This spay makes an all around good wood cleaning product as it covers dusting, cleaning, and removing wax build up.

Black Diamond Wood and Laminate Floor Cleaner

Are you looking for hypoallergenic wood cleaning products? Black Diamond may just be your product then, there wood and laminate floor cleaner is a no-rinse hypoallergenic formula that is streak free and is safe to use around pets and children. Will not remove finishes and does not use any dulling residues. Easily removes all types of stains, such as dirt, oil, footprints, beverage and food spills. This product is just a simple spray and wipe that will save you a ton of time cleaning your floors.

Orange Glo Hardwood 4-in-1 Cleaner

If your looking for a product that not only cleans, protects, shines, but also revitalizes your wood products the Orange Glo hardwood 4-in-1 cleaner is your go to cleaner of choice. With so many wood cleaner products to choose from, you want to ensure the one you are choosing matches your needs. This product is great for homes with a lot of out of foot traffic or for homes with pets. If you’re looking for a beautiful soft glow that gives your wood back its natural shine Orange Glo can really deliver. It has a nice clean soft orange scent that is not over powering and lingers around for a while to give of that clean floor feeling for awhile.

PolyCare Hardwood and Laminate Floor Cleaner

Are you looking for a wood cleaning product that can go from floors, to cabinets to any polyurethane finished wood surface? One product, many surfaces could eventually lead to a lot of savings. This product requires absolutely no rinsing and is super concentrated, you can use in spray bottles or in refillable spray mops. This product is great for high traffic areas and for pet owners. 27 reviewers all giving 5 stars can’t be wrong.

Minwax Hardwood Floor Cleaner

Gentle wood cleaning products come in handy for floors that have un-waxed finishes. Minwax hardwood floor cleaner is a solvent free cleaner that does not dull the finish, keeping the wood finish beautiful. Just remember Minwax wood cleaner is not to be used on oiled, unfinished wood, wood finished with shellac or waxed wood finishes.

Method Squirt and Mop Floor Cleaner

Wood cleaning products that are gentle and effective are usually hard to come by but Method has achieved both with their Squirt and Mop floor cleaner. Squirt and Mop is safe to use on hardwood and laminate floors and leaves behind no traces of build up or residue. Helps bring back the life into the wood. Method Squirt and Mop has a soft almond fragrance and is made from all natural biodegradable fibers. You simply squirt this 100% wax free product onto your floor and mop it, no rinsing is required.

Choose the Right Wood Cleaner

With all the different styles of wood cleaning products on the market it’s not always easy to know what type of product that will be best for you, but a good starting point is to know what type of wood you will be cleaning. Is your floor wax or an un-waxed floor? This will determine if a product can even be used safely on your floor.


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      Jill Spencer 4 years ago from United States

      I've tried all of these except the Black Diamond, which I've never seen in a store. The Method cleaner smells wonderful! A helpful hub! Voted up & useful.