I love the wood floors in my new/old office.
The floors are from 1905. They’re beautiful pine — with 15-foot planks. Each plank is free of knots — turns out it’s nearly impossible to buy that kind of wood now! Luckily the owners through the years had covered the floors with carpet, except in the kitchen. With a lot of hard work, we sanded and stained them – it took about 2 months and three different kinds of sanding power tools since there was layers and layers of linoleum and tar glue on top of the wood. (More about how we refinished them in another post.)
They’re beautiful and I love them. But what I did not expect was how hard it would be to keep them clean.
I have tried several different cleaners — but what I found works the best for me is Murphy Oil Soap. It contains 98% naturally derived ingredients — and doesn’t leave any residue. I had lots of streaks and dullness left behind when I tried other products. (When Murphy’s Oil Soap contacted me about spreading the word of their new Repin. Reforest. Pinterest page, I agreed — since it’s actually something I use and I love the idea of planting new trees)
Murphy Oil Soap has partnered with The Arbor Day Foundation as part of its We Save Wood™ campaign to generate awareness of the importance of tree conservation and education. We can all support this “Repin, Reforest” cause by visiting the Repin. Reforest. Pinterest page.
With each repin of an image from the page, Murphy® Oil Soap will donate $1 to The Arbor Day Foundation to help plant trees in forests across the U.S.
That is awesome!!
For more information, visit http://www.MurphyOilSoap.com/Saving-Trees.
I hope you can join in me TOMORROW for a fun Twitter chat with Murphy Oil Soap at 9 pm EST.
We are going to be talking about DIY Decor and also giving away THREE fabulous prize packs. It’s going to be awesome!
I hope you can stop by for the fun!!
This post is sponsored by Murphy Oil Soap, but the opinions are all mine. For more information, see my disclosures. Also, no purchase required, purchases will not increase donation amount. Between April 1, 2013 and June 30, 2013, Murphy® Oil Soap will donate a minimum of $50,000 plus an additional $1 for every repin from the Murphy® “We Save Wood™” Pinterest® page to The Arbor Day Foundation, up to a maximum donation of $70,000.