Is Pine-Sol safe to use on wood flooring?
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Is Pine-Sol safe to use on wood flooring?

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Pine-Sol has altered its formula to make it safe for wood flooring. Pine-Sol can be used to clean wood floors as long as it is diluted and not allowed to puddle on the floor.

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Wood flooring is best maintained with regular sweeping using a soft-bristled broom. Professional hardwood floor cleaner is the recommended soap for wood flooring; however, now that Pine-Sol has altered its formula, it is considered safe. Ammonia or oil-based soaps can dull the finish. Products specifically designed to clean vinyl flooring can make wood flooring slippery. Water, Pine-Sol or other liquids should never be left to dry from a puddle because they cause warping in the wood.

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