Most wood floors today are sealed with polyurethane, which is a durable plastic-like coating. It needs little care beyond occasional damp mopping and regular vacuuming to remove grit, which can cause scratches. Keeping floors as free of dust as possible is the most important protection you can give them.
Cleaning floors on your hands and knees was once considered the gold standard. Back then the options were limited and we knew of no better way. Now the house cleaning industry is more informed and has better tools and methods.
Army Specialist Aarron Tanner surprised his wife Kaitlyn when he walked into her workplace, Castle Keepers House Cleaning in Greenville, SC. Kaitlyn sat down with Troy Knight, supposedly to discuss her thoughts about her new job, not knowing who was right behind her. Aarron has been in training and in Afghanistan for about a year and a half.
If you have several years’ worth of grease build-up, you might also try spreading liquid dish washing detergent over the vent filters and letting them sit for about 20-30 minutes, then rinsing with warm water while scrubbing gently with a toothbrush. Or, do it the easy way. Put a reminder on your calendar at the beginning of every month or two to run your vent filters through your dishwasher!