Q: How do I remove cleaner residue from my hardwood floors (we were using ****** *** floor cleaner)? And, moving forward, what is the best thing to clean them with?
A: I can recommend with total confidence Bona Pacific Floor cleaner (www.bonakemi.com). Your local hardwood retailer likely sells this product.
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