Q: Our under mat from an area rug left some sticky residue on our wood floors. How do I get this off?
Someone mentioned vinegar and water solution. Would this work?
A: I would suggest a cloth moistened with mineral spirits and a bit of elbow grease.
- Why are my wood floors sticky?
Why are my wood floors sticky? I use warm water and no other cleaners, but lately I've noticed that my floors are kind of sticky, specially if the floor is exposed to a sunny area? help? the floors are only about 2 years old, birch, high gloss finish.
- Sticky gunk
We just started removing vinyl tiles from a gorgeous hard wood floor. The tiles were removed with a heat gun and a putty knife. The floor looks great underneath, but there is a film of adhesive on the floor and we don't know how to remove it. The adhesive is…
- Sticky kitchen and dining room floors
We just moved into apartment-type housing. The floors are wood. The flooring in the dining room and kitchen area is very sticky. No amount of mopping is helping. Is there anything we can do without being in danger of ruining the floors and having to replace them?
- Sticky pad residue
Q: The sticky pads we applied to the bottom of our furniture have come off and left a sticky residue on our hardwood floors. I have been unable to remove it. How do I remove sticky pad residue? Is there anything other than hot water and elbow grease you can…
- Wood flooring maintenance guide
This wood flooring maintenance guide was originally posted on the back of our business card (hence the condensed size), and later on our local business website. Vacuum regularly. Use mats in front of entryways and kitchen sinks. Wipe up liquid spills promptly. Apply felt tack or other floor protectors to…
- Sticky dance floor
Q: A charter school that I clean has a dance floor that was redone over the summer. They did not sand the floor, I believe they just resurfaced the floor. It is sticky. Dancers are sticking and falling. Any thing you could suggest to get the floor back to normal?…