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Cleaning parquet floors

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Luckygirl Tue 30-Jul-19 10:10:02

Any ideas?

Our whole bungalow has these and I have tried all the things that are recommended for it. The problem is that the GC hurtle about and leave drops of water and scuffs in their wake.

lemongrove Tue 30-Jul-19 10:15:15

I used to have a lot of parquet flooring at a previous house, and used something from Lakeland to clean, and then about once a year something to seal it and keep it very shiny, it looked wonderful.Sorry I cannot recall the names of the products, but have a look at their website if you can’t get into their shops.

Gonegirl Tue 30-Jul-19 10:22:09

I have been cleaning my parquet floors (well, the ones which I haven't carpeted over because I got so fed up with cleaning 'em) using natural wax. It is the only product that works. It does bring the floor up beautifully.. I know what you mean about water marks though. You have to dry them up immediately. At least this polish is non-slip which is important. wax

Gonegirl Tue 30-Jul-19 10:22:46

I hope you can see that link. On the 'wax'.

Gonegirl Tue 30-Jul-19 10:23:25

Scuff marks you just have to apply a bit more polish and rub.

Gonegirl Tue 30-Jul-19 10:24:27

I missed a chunk of that post out. Should have read cleaning them for fifty odd years.

Luckygirl Tue 30-Jul-19 11:57:12

Thanks - I will take a look at these ideas.

I would rather have carpet really, but that is not within budget at the moment.

Gonegirl Tue 30-Jul-19 12:10:04

No. Parquet floor does look very nice though. 🙂

Luckygirl Tue 30-Jul-19 13:58:57

Mine doesn't!! grin