6 Homemade Cleaner Recipes for Wood Floors


How to clean your wood floors using  homemade cleaner recipes that are natural and easy to make.  These homemade cleaners include lemon vinegar, olive oil polish, vinegar and baby oil,  and tea cleaner.

You’ll be able to make your own natural household cleaners to clean everything in the house with these 33 homemade remedies.  Use this free printable Stain Removal Guide as a quick reference for when you’re doing laundry on how to treat common stains.

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How to Clean Wood Floors

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1.  DIY Floor Cleaner ~ For daily cleaning you can use a damp mop with warm water to wash your floors.  If your wood floor is really dirty you can use a solution of liquid soap and distilled white vinegar.  You can add essential oils for fragrance.

How to Clean Wood Floors
2.  Tea Wood Floor Cleaner ~ Revive the shine your floors haven’t seen since they were brand new.  The tannic acid in tea provides a great shine to wood floors.  This easy four ingredient recipe works wonders.  All you need is black tea, rubbing alcohol, essential oils and water.

Homemade Cleaner

3.  Homemade Wood Cleaner ~ Making your own floor cleaner is safe for the environment and your family as well as cost effective.  This recipe uses vinegar, water, tea tree oil and essential oil.  The solution is concentrated so a little goes a long ways.

Wood Floor Polish

Wood Floor Polish

4.  DIY Wood Floor Polish ~ The combination of olive oil and vinegar makes a fantastic wood floor polish.  You can add drops of essential oil for an aromatic fragrance.

Homemade Wood Floor Cleaner
5.  Lemon Vinegar Floor Cleaner ~ Did you know that vinegar is a natural disinfectant?  Seriously.  The acidity in it makes it effective in killing most mold, bacteria and germs.  All you need is lemon, vinegar and water.  You can add lemon essential oils for a stronger lemon scent.

How to Clean Wood Trim

6.  Unfinished Floor Cleaner ~ This easy floor cleaner uses equal parts of vinegar and baby oil.  Vinegar cuts through grime, dirt and gunk and baby oil cuts through stickier gunk and polishes your floor.  You can add essential oils for fragrance which also acts as a disinfectant.

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