Reviews for Bona Hardwood Floor Cleaner are generally very positive on Amazon.com, About.com, Goodhousekeeping.com and Bona.com. Good Housekeeping narrowly rated it the best wood cleaner in 2014. Some reviewers noted though that the cleaner affected the finish on their floors.
Some floor installers and cleaners recommended Bona to their customers. Many reviewers felt the product cleaned their hardwood floors well. People liked the non-toxicity, which makes it safe to use around pets and young children.
Bona state to only use the hardwood floor cleaner on unwaxed and polyurethane finished floors. They also say that the cleaner leaves no dulling residue. Several reviewers disagreed with this claim and thought the product dulled the shiny finish on their floors. Other complaints included floors left with white streaks and water spots.
Some users felt the product cleaned ineffectively, leaving floors sticky to the touch. Others noted that wiping a clean, damp cloth over a recently cleaned floor left the cloth dirty.
The cleaner is also available in an unscented version and a slightly stronger professional version.