How to Remove Pledge Furniture Polish From Hardwood Floors

Written by melynda sorrels
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While Pledge Furniture Polish works wonders on your furniture, it can make an ice rink out of you floors if it happens to land there. If someone was careless with an aerosol can of Pledge, the dangerous outcome is floors that are almost too slick to walk on. In the interest of not having to use slippery floor signs for traversing through your home, this slippery mishap needs to be addressed.

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Things you need

  • White vinegar
  • Clean cloth
  • Sponge
  • Clean dry towel

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  1. 1

    Mix a cup of white vinegar with a cup of warm water.

  2. 2

    Dip a clean cloth or sponge into the solution and wring it out well.

  3. 3

    Scrub the area to remove the polish. You will notice it become less shiny as the polish goes away.

  4. 4

    Dry the area with a clean dry towel.

  5. 5

    Polish the floor with a wood floor polish to restore the shine without the slipperiness.

Tips and warnings

  • Read and follow the manufacturers' instructions carefully for wood polish designed specifically for wood floors. Furniture polish cannot be used as floor polish.

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