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    I have a dumb question. For a long time, I've been using a Bona micro fiber pad that has been slightly dampened with water and wrung out, and periodically rinsed in water and wrung out, along with the Bona spray, to clean my floor. Looking at the specs of my floor, it says to use no water to clean the floor. Does this mean that I shouldn't even dampen and wring out or rinse and wring out the micro fiber pad in water? Thanks.
     
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    Yes , Make sure the pad is dry ..
     
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    So when it becomes soiled, I should switch to a new micro fiber pad instead of rinsing and wring it out? thanks.
     
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    I have 4 pads, but that isn't enough to get the whole downstairs clean at the same time. I'll have to buy more. Stopping to launder them all after cleaning each room would be time prohibitive. The pets and I all track in awful stuff and the pads either need to be rinsed or replaced a few times per room. Interesting, but when I first got the wood floor a few years back, I emailed Bona and asked them this specific question and they told me that I could just rinse in water and wring well before resuming. I wonder if a few years of cleaning with a damp pad has dulled the finish on the floor.
     
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    I'm learning a lot with the two threads I just started here. I always worried about the moisture when using a damp pad on the floor, but I never thought about all of the lime that is in the water here being a problem on the floor until you just said that. Thanks!
     
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