acetoneYou’ll notice that the use of acetone is often recommended to clean laminate flooring. Exactly what is acetone? Acetone is a liquid organic compound that can be mixed with water. You can buy acetone at hardware stores, big-box stores, and beauty-supply stores. Acetone is the primary ingredient in nail-polish remover and evaporates rapidly. The great thing about acetone is that it dissolves oily films that can become visible on your laminate floor.

And a word of caution about using acetone….

Acetone is extremely flammable. Never use it near an open flame of any kind. Acetone also will cause eye and throat irritation; always use in a well-ventilated area. Open the doors and crack the windows open, please.