Are steam cleaners safe on engineered hardwood?

Answer A steam cleaner is typically not a suitable choice for engineered hardwood (laminate) floors. Warm moisture sometime causes the core of the flooring to expand. As it dries, warping may occur.Refer... Read More »

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Are steam cleaners safe for laminate floors?

Steam cleaners are not safe for laminate floors. The water produced by steam cleaners can saturate the floor and get into the glue. This can potentially lead to warping and curling of some of the f... Read More »

Is it safe to steam mop hardwood floors?

No! Under no condition should a wood floor be steamed mopped! Wood is extremely prone to bubbling, swelling, and warping with exposure to water over time. There are products that state they are sa... Read More »

Is it safe to use a steam floor cleaner on hardwood floors?

According to the Wood Floor Doctor, steam mops can damage hardwood floors, even if sealed. Although steam mops tout safety to hardwood, floors could incur water damage, scratches, stripping and str... Read More »

The Difference Between Steam Cleaners and Carpet Cleaners?

Two kinds of steam cleaning can be used in your home. Steam cleaners use the power of pure steam to blast away dirt and grime from a variety of hard surfaces such as tile and countertops, and with ... Read More »