House cleaning is a subject that will never end since there are tons of house cleaning tips available online- both natural and by using commercial products. Floors need cleaning almost every day with an elbow grease once a week to keep them sparkling and clean. You cannot simply use any cleaning trick for your floor since it totally depends on what type of flooring you have. Here are some easy-peasy natural methods to clean any kind of floor like a pro:
DIY FLOOR POLISH
Wipe the surface with ¼ cup vinegar and 1 tablespoon castile soap added in 1 tub water as usual and dry thoroughly. Apply the below mentioned polishes (mixtures) to the surface and wipe dry using cotton towel. For scuff marks use a sprinkle of baking soda on a damp sponge and rub.
Mixture 1: 1 TBS olive oil+ 1 TBS lemon juice. Mix these ingredients and apply on dry clean mob. Treat your floors with this wonderful polish!
Mixture 2: ¼ cup olive or vegetable oil+ 2 TBS apple cider vinegar+ 3 TBS vodka. This mixture can be applied on clean dry mop and used to polish the hardwood surface.
VINEGAR AND BAKING SODA CLEANER
Fill a spray bottle with 50/50 vinegar+ water+ 15 drops of essential oil. Sprinkle the scurf/stains with baking soda and spray this mixture on it. Let it fizz for some time. Scrub marks until they are removed and dry with a soft paper towel. More on how to clean hardwood floors.
BAKING SODA AND VINEGAR SCRUBBER
Take some baking soda and add some water to it to make a thick paste. Apply it on the gout as well as on the tile where you find tough stains. Let it stay until it dries. Once it is dried, spray some vinegar on it to make it moist and brush it with a toothbrush. Keep brushing until you see the stains vanish. Wipe the area with damp cloth.
LEMON CASTILE CLEANER
Take a juice of 3-4 lemons and add it in ¼ cup castile soap. Mix it well and pour the mixture in a tub of water. Use this to wipe your tilled floors regularly. You can also add essential oils of your choice for fragrance and to enhance its anti-bacterial property.
APPLE CIDER VINEGAR CLEANER
Vinegar is a harmless cleaning agent that can help to lightly clean your vinyl flooring and keep them to look fresh just like they are brand new. In general, it is best to use the mild vinegar solution such as the apple cider because harsh vinegar might be tough on the floor. To prepare the vinegar solution, simply mix a cup of apple cider vinegar to one gallon of hot water. Then grab a mop and dip it in the solution then wipe it on the floor.
Sweeping your floor every day is one of the most effective tips on how to clean vinyl plank flooring. Cleaning the dirt and dust is very important because as soon as they accumulate on the ground, they will cause scratches on the flooring especially if people end up walking through them, right across the room. More on how to clean vinyl floors.
You can use this method to clean twice in a week to keep your floor clean and neat. You just need a simple ingredient that is water. Take a bucket of hot water, we do not require steamed hot just lukewarm water. Soak the floor mob in the hot water and clean the floor, this will remove most of the dirt from the floor. Water is a mildest cleanser as the result it works really great on laminated floors without damaging it.
Take a spray bottle and fill it with ¼ white vinegar and remaining with water. Shake it will so the solution gets mixed well. Now spray it on the floor and immediately rub it off with dry cloth or mob.