Making Old Floors Look Good Until You Can Afford New Ones!

Amy Ogden-Paparone
by Amy Ogden-Paparone
I'd Love to have new hardwood floors, but since that's not even close to being an option yet, here's a little tip to make them look clean and at the very least livable. Hope this helps at least one person be a little happier until they can get new floors too! :D
They're sooo sad looking, makes me want to cry! Before washing and "Glo-ing".
Dining room floor after washing and 2 coats of mop n glo. Not perfect, but at least they don't look like the floors of an old dilapidated bunk house.
Washed all the floors with clorox and hot hot water. Living with all men who wear size 12 and 13 work boots did some major damage this winter. Then I took just regular (in the blue bottle) Mop n Glo and mopped the whole thing. Here's the first coat going on.
much better....
They'll actually stay pretty decent for about 3 months, and you can wash them normally. When they start to look dull and beat up, just mop n glo them again.

Dreaming of new floors all the time though *sigh*
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  • Debra A LaBounty Debra A LaBounty on Apr 20, 2021

    Does it build up on rea lwood floors? Do you need to strip floors after awhile

  • Jem53046898 Jem53046898 on Sep 22, 2021

    how did you prep the floors before hand? I also have old unfinished wood floors. I was thinking just a good vacuuming and then follow your steps… Just wanted to make sure! :)

  • Vicky Smith Vicky Smith on Mar 21, 2022

    Is Mop n Glow available in UK?

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