Need Opinions on Engineered Woods and cleaning
artlady1
December 14, 2013 in Design Dilemma
I will be choosing a floor this weekend...engineered wood or laminate.
I like to mop my floor once a week but was told you cannot mop an engineered floor with water!? Can you tell me how you maintain your engineered woods? Are laminates better?
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Dytecture
Not sure who told you not to mop engineered floor with water, as long as a reasonably amount of dampness engineered floors are as durable as real hardwood and more appealing than laminate.
December 14, 2013 at 5:30AM        Thanked by artlady1
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Patricia Colwell
Engineered flooring is like the best of both worlds. Less expensive than hardwood and nicer to look at than laminate. A damp mop will not harm any floor but there are cleaners for hardwood that you can use if you are worried.
December 14, 2013 at 6:00AM        Thanked by artlady1
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soberg
You can use water to clean an engineered hardwood floor, but not sloshing water, more like wrung-out rag amount of water.
December 14, 2013 at 6:37AM      Thanked by artlady1
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