Frugal ways to keep your tile, laminate, hardwood and other types of non-carpeted flooring looking like new

Cleaning: Flooring (Non-Carpeted)

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Removing Rust Stains from a Cement Patio

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When metal patio furniture leave rust stains on a patio, how do you make the patio look new again? Our readers share their tips and tricks for removing rust stains from a cement patio.

Safe & Natural Hardwood Floor Cleaner

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Are your hardwood floors dingy and dirty looking? Our readers recommend safe, natural hardwood floor cleaners.

Cleaning Tile Floors

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Is there a way to clean tile floors that won't leave a haze? Our readers share their tips and tricks on cleaning tile floors.

Removing Urine Stains from Hardwood Floors

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Their hardwood floors are stained black from pet urine stains. Our readers share their tips and tricks on how to remove urine stains from a hardwood floor.

Homemade Floor Cleaners

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Our readers share their tips, tricks, and recipes for homemade floor cleaner.

Using Steam Cleaners on Flooring

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How well do steam cleaners work on flooring? Our readers share their tips and tricks for using steam cleaners on flooring.

Cleaning Engineered Hardwood Floors

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Need advice on cleaning engineered hardwood floors? Our readers share their tips, tricks, and cautions on cleaning engineered hardwood floors.

Choosing and Buying a Vacuum for Different Floor Types

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If you are looking for a versatile vaccum, our readers have some recommendations.

A Vacuum that Won't Break, For Less!

Monica Resinger

If you are having troubles with vacuum cleaners breaking, why not get a Shop Vac? They are made to vacuum up nuts and bolts, so how could you possibly break it? As an added bonus, they're cheap, too!

Cleaners for Laminate Floors

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Keep your laminate floors looking like new with these tips from our readers.

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Hard Floor Cleaners

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Cleaning Car Carpets

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Comparing Steam Mops

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Homemade Floor Cleaner Recipes

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No-Wax Floor Care

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Tools, Tricks and Techniques for No-Wax Floors

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My Vinyl Floor Won't Stay Clean

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