Use boiling water and two teabags to clean hardwood floors. The tannic acid in tea creates a beautiful shine for hardwood floors. Let two teabags steep in the boiling water for a few minutes. Pour the tea into a bucket. Take a soft cloth and wring it out
Your wood floors will shine after cleaning them with this homemade wood floor cleaner. And the addition of essential oil leaves your house smelling wonderful. In spray bottle: water, vinegar, rubbing alcohol, Castile soap, essential oil (optional).
1 cup Heinz Cleaning Vinegar, & 1 cup blue Dawn (must be blue)". Heat vinegar & pour into spray bottle. Use a good spray bottle. Add dawn to vinegar & shake. It will be a little thick. Spray on tub & leave 1 hour. Then just rinse off. No more scrubbing
Keep your baseboards dust free. Once your baseboards are clean and dry, take a new dryer sheet and wipe it over the wood. The anti-static cling property of the dryer sheet will cut the amount of dust that sticks to baseboards.