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Old 02-15-2013, 08:32 AM   #1
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can i use a steam mop for laminate flooring?

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No, the moisture may make the partcle board backing swell and/or fall apart.

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Ive used steam mop over my laminate for 2 years and had no issues, as long as your not soaking laminate you have to clean it some way imo.
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I used to tell my wife not to use the steam mop on the super cheap laminate in one of our bathrooms because I thought it would cause problems. She's ignored me for 5 years now and it still looks as good as it ever has.
I think as long as its hot enough to dry quickly it's probably ok.
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Yes put it on lowest setting. I actually have the shark steam mop like on tv. It works great. Lowest setting. Here is the one i have.

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