Keeping floors clean often feels like a never-ending task. It’s one of the more rewarding ones, though.

A woman walks barefoot on a clean hardwood floor

There’s something satisfying about seeing that clean swipe when you run the vacuum or steam cleaner over a carpet. Or walking barefoot across a hardwood or laminate floor without feeling grit underfoot. Even looking at your streak-free, shiny tile floor can make you want to pat yourself on the back. And it should.

Getting floors clean is one thing. Keeping them clean is another. Below you’ll find ways to do both.

Cleaning Your Home’s Floors