Use boiling water and two teabags to clean hardwood floors. The tannic acid in tea creates a beautiful shine. 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 in the tea. The cloth merely needs to be damp, not soaked. This will enable the floor to dry quickly. Wash the floor and be ready to be amazed by the sheen... and no sticky or oily residue! So cool, must try!
HOMEMADE HARD WOOD CLEANER & POLISH This is a great way to save money ! What You'll Need: 1 gallon of hot water 3/4 cup of olive oil 1/2 cup lemon juice Directions: Clean and Polish your hardwood floors. The hot water and lemon clean the floor and the olive oil leaves a natural sheen. Apply with a mop that has been wrung out very well, then let it dry. No need to rinse afterwards - once it dries your floors will look great.