09/11/2012 08:24 am ET Updated Oct 01, 2012

How To Clean Hardwood Floors With Tea


Hardwood floors are a beautiful accent in any home. But it’s certainly a turnoff to see smudges, dirt and dust lingering on the wood. Luckily there’s an easy solution to clean hardwood floors and the main ingredient may surprise you.

First, boil a pot of water and allow two bags of Black tea to sit for a few minutes (essentially you are brewing it). Then, soak a cloth in the tea and wring it out to remove excess liquid. Finally, wash the floor using the towel and you should see a clean and shiny surface.

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