WFB asked AI-powered ChatGPT a question about wood flooring. Below is its verbatim response. How did it do? Let us know in the comments.
Can I use a steam mop on my wood floors?
It's generally not recommended to use a steam mop on wood floors, as the excess moisture and heat can cause damage to the wood. Steam can penetrate the finish and cause it to lift or crack, leading to permanent damage.
Additionally, steam mops often have a hard, abrasive pad that can scratch and damage the wood surface, especially if it's an unfinished or waxed wood floor.
Instead, it's best to stick to a damp mop or microfiber cloth to clean your wood floors. Use a cleaning solution that is specifically designed for use on hardwood floors and avoid using excess moisture.
If you're unsure about the best way to clean your wood floors, it's always a good idea to consult with the manufacturer or a professional floor cleaner for advice.
For maintenance advice from actual humans, see these links:
Clear Up Confusion About Wood Floor Maintenance
What Confuses Wood Flooring Consumers and What to Tell Them