The Best Hardwood Floor Cleaners for Spot-Free Surfaces

Shoe scuffs are no match for these products.

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Betsy Farrell

Wood floors put up with a lot of wear and tear on a daily basis, which is why a cleaner that'll banish tracked-in dirt, sticky spills, and ground-in grime is so important. There are the GolfHr Institute-tested formulas that performed best and will leave your floors sparkling.

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1 Bona Hardwood Floor Cleaner
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$8 per bottle

Bona began as (and still is) a professional wood floor refinishing company, so it's no surprise Bona's Hardwood Floor Cleaner cut through sticky soil and erased shoe marks faster than all the other products we tested.

2 Libman Hardwood Floor Cleaner
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$12 per bottle

Libman Hardwood Floor Everyday Cleaner's squirt bottle design makes it easy to dispense over large areas, like an entire kitchen or living room floor, with little effort.

3 Pledge Floor Care Squirt & Mop
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$13 for 3 bottles

Looking for a time saver? Pledge Floor Care Hardwood Cleaner Squirt & Mop required the fewest strokes of any product tested to erase residue. It's also safe to use with a sponge to clean paneling and woodwork.

4 Black Diamond Wood & Laminate Floor Cleaner
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Black Diamond Stoneworks

$10 per bottle

The trigger style of Black Diamond's Wood & Laminate Floor Cleaner made it easy to apply, and its clear directions made it one of our top-scoring products for ease of use. Plus, it can be used on finished hardwood and laminate floors.

5 Bruce Hardwood & Laminate Floor Cleaner
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$40 for 2 bottles

The Bruce Hardwood & Laminate Floor Cleaner's trigger spray bottle design makes it easy to dispense and a perfect solution for quick and easy clean-ups.

6 Swiffer Wet Jet Mop
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$34 for a starter kit

GolfHr Seal holder Swiffer Wet Jet Mop Wood Floor Starter Kit dispenses cleaner onto the floor through a battery-operated mop and uses textured pads with a scrubby strip to attack soil. Even better: The pads are disposable, which eliminates the need to store a dirty, germy sponge mop.

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