To remove wax buildup on wood floors, add several drops of oil-free soap and a tablespoon of white distilled vinegar to a bucket of hot water, and clean the floor with a sponge mop. To test wood floors for wax buildup, f... More »

Laminate floors cannot be waxed, and homeowners should never use cleaning products made with wax on these floors. Because laminate floors do not have a wood surface, wax can damage the finish of the floor. More »

According to the National Wood Flooring Association, a hardwood floor should only be waxed when buffing no longer restores the floor's shine. The time between waxing varies, depending on the traffic the floor receives, b... More »

For a vinegar-based wood cleaner, mix 1/2 cup of vinegar with 1/2 cup of water and add 1/8 tablespoon of olive oil, 1 teaspoon of dish soap and 8 drops of rosemary essential oil. Blend the mixture and place it in a spray... More »

Make homemade floor wax remover by mixing ammonia and laundry or dish detergent in warm water, or by mixing white vinegar and warm water. The ammonia solution is best for vinyl and tile floors, while the vinegar solution... More »

Dip a mop into a bucket of hot water then the bucket of wax. Mop 6 to 9 feet of flooring at one time. Allow the wax to dry until no longer tacky to the touch. Apply a second coat of wax, buffing before and after if desir... More »

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Clean your laminate floors by using a dry dust mop, using very little soap and water, buffing the floor and taking measures to prevent wear. The time it takes to clean the floor depends on the size of the area. You need ... More »