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Is this for routine maintenance or has it been awhile since the floors were cleaned?
Is this real wood or a laminate?
Real wood and this is routine maintenance.
For routine maintenance us Murphy's Oil Soap.
Keep the mop on the drier side -- meaning you don't want pools of cleaning solution standing on the wood.
Use clear water to rinse.
Once again keeping the mop on the dry side.
A water born wax is easier to apply.
Johnson's Paste Wax is a stalwart, but don't apply to floors finished with urethane.
Follow the directions on any product, so the floor doesn't become too slick and become a slipping hazard.
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