Bamboo wood flooring is an elegant, attractive flooring option that can withstand a lifetime if the proper care. Cleaning floors with a traditional mop and bucket can be harmful to the floor as water from the mop is quickly saturated in bamboo. This can cause the tree to swell, crack and buckle, leading to a very expensive repair that can easily be avoided by replacing your mop and bucket with a high quality steam mop.
Bamboo wood flooring, fill the steam mop water container with warm water. Pour the designated amount of steam mop cleaning designed for use with mops. If you do not have the solution on hand, pour 1/4 cup of white vinegar into the water cans, which of course will clean and disinfect without damaging bamboo. Turn on the steam mop unit and let it warm for 5 minutes.
Bamboo wood flooring, begin collecting the floor as you would with a traditional mop. Notice that steam will quickly clean the floors while the moisture evaporates almost instantly. Continue until you have mopped the entire floor, collecting transfer with grain of bamboo panels. Repeat as needed when cleaning your bamboo floors. Also, use the steam mop immediately when splashes or spots occur after the same basic routine.