Hardwood floors look dull and streaky after cleaning
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Posted: 2/8/2013 10:01:35 AM
I've been using Bona hardwood cleaner since we had the floors put in last year. Lately I've noticed that they look dull and streaky after cleaning them. I use the mop and pad that came with the system and change the pad out for each room.

Has anyone else had this problem? How did you fix it? While I know the floors are clean they look icky still.


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Posted: 2/8/2013 10:07:34 AM
sounds like they have a build up on them

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Posted: 2/8/2013 10:10:36 AM
I only used a swifer-type way to clean the hardwood floors.

Is this a kind of "steam cleaner"? or is a cleaning product applied each time? That could cause a "build-up" and the floors would look dull.

Contact the manufacturer and ask for their advice. Good Luck!

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Posted: 2/8/2013 10:21:57 AM
Try straight vinegar. Mist it, mop it.


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Posted: 2/8/2013 10:27:28 AM

Try straight vinegar. Mist it, mop it.


The person that installed the floors and the place we bought it from both said that vinegar will damage the surface of the flooring and to never use it.

I looked on the Bona site, but I can't find anything that says what to do if it isn't cleaning the floors.


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Posted: 2/8/2013 10:28:59 AM
tty googling 'build up on wood floors'


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Posted: 2/8/2013 10:31:10 AM
i would use 1/2 c ammonia to a gallon of warm water

that film you see is build up from your cleaning product

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Posted: 2/8/2013 10:54:15 AM
I've used only Bona since my hardwood floors were installed in 2009 and they look great every time. There is no build up with this product.

I'd call Bona and see if they can help you figure it out.

Your floor is a true hardwood and not laminate?

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Posted: 2/8/2013 10:55:30 AM
Vinegar hurting wood floors? Are you sure they're not laminate?


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Posted: 2/8/2013 10:56:22 AM
I tried the Bona and didn't like it. I use Pledge 4 in 1 cleaner on mine and never have any streaking.
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