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Will Lysol wipes damage wood?

Last Updated: 3rd April, 2020

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Also question is, can you use disinfectant wipes on wood?

Clorox Disinfectant Wipes are specially formulated to besafe on common finished wood surfaces like tables, cabinetsand floors. Clorox Disinfectant Wipes are not recommended onunpainted, untreated, or unfinished porous woodsurfaces.

Also, can you use Lysol wipes on wood floors? Lysol manufactures several products you canuse to clean floors. One is a concentrateddisinfectant that you must mix with water -- this isthe product the manufacturer recommends for cleaning floors.Because you don't need to dilute it, this is the saferproduct for your hardwood floors.

Moreover, can you clean car interior with Lysol wipes?

Wipe Down Your Car'sInterior. Yet another advantage of carrying disinfectingwipes with you is the ability to tackle mess in thecar quickly, and to disinfect your car's interiorsurfaces regularly. Test the interior material in aninconspicuous spot first – some interiors may be damaged byLysol wipes.

How do you disinfect wooden surfaces?

Mix up a solution of 1/2-cup vinegar, 1/4-cup bakingsoda and 1-cup ammonia to 1 gallon of warm water. Apply thesolution with a damp towel and buff to remove. This methodeffectively cleans and disinfects your wood surfaces withoutstreaking or damaging finishes.

Related Question Answers

Dobrinka Janisch

Professional

Should you wash your hands after using Clorox wipes?

Disinfecting wipes are used by hand andbecause of this are relatively safe when used properly.However, they are not meant to be chewed on orswallowed, and bathroom disinfecting wipes could be harsheron the mouth or throat than kitchenwipes.

Donghai Lucey

Professional

Can I use vinegar to clean wood furniture?

Wood Furniture or Knick Knacks
Mix one cup of olive oil with a half cup ofvinegar. The olive oil with polish thefurniture while the vinegar will clean it withoutstripping any finishes. Use a soft, clean cloth toapply the cleaning solution to thefurniture.

Karyl Murugesan

Professional

Can you wipe with Clorox wipes?

You use a single wipe for a single surfaceand then toss it. Basically, you can keep CloroxWipe-ing to your heart's content if you make sureyou follow the instructions on the label and only use onhard, non-porous surfaces.

Jackson Babetoff

Explainer

How do you make homemade disinfectant wipes?

How to Make DIY DISINFECTANT WIPES
  1. Mix together 2 cups warm water, 1 tablespoon liquid soap, 1 cuprubbing alcohol together.
  2. Place paper towels in a container that just fits them.
  3. Pour liquid over paper towels.
  4. Now the cardboard tube is easy to pull out.
  5. And you can easily pull paper towels out one at a time!

Tsetska Ceveira

Explainer

Are Clorox wipes safe for granite?

You should avoid using acid-based cleaners -- lemon,orange, vinegar or bleach-based -- on granite. That meansthose Clorox disinfecting wipes (which contain citricacid) that make cleanup so easy are actually quite bad foryour granite's seal.

Walburga Wallon

Explainer

How do you clean unfinished wood?

Soapy Solution
A squirt or two of natural dish soap mixed into abucket of lukewarm water serves as a mild cleaner foruntreated, unfinished wood. Dip a soft cloth or sponge intothe solution and wring most of the liquid out so the cloth is onlydamp.

Carisa Villalobos

Pundit

Can I clean wood with bleach?

Generally, Clorox® Regular Bleach2is suitable for disinfecting floors made of hard surfaces likeceramic tile, vinyl, and linoleum—not marble or other poroussurfaces that aren't safe for bleach. Wood is porous,and generally we only recommend bleaching exterior finishedwood surfaces, not interior hardwood floors.

Jianmin Schack

Pundit

Are Lysol or Clorox wipes better?

They both clean pretty well. Clorox wipes killsmore bacteria than Lysol wipes. Yes, the Clorox hasbleach that may harm your clothes if you are not wearing clothes.The Lysol doesn't have bleach.

Fileto ComisaƱa

Pundit

Can you use Clorox wipes on Windows?

Not only are Clorox Disinfecting Wipes easy touse, but they're more hygienic too. Clorox DisinfectingWipes dry clear and won't leave behind a streaky residue, soyou can use them with confidence on shiny surfaces, such asglass tables, mirrors, and metal fixtures.

Herlinda Zschieschack

Pundit

Can you clean car interior with baby wipes?

Use a Paint Brush and Baby Wipes to CleanYour Car's Interior Like a Pro. Your car should be asbeautiful on the inside as it is on the outside. For smaller areas,all you need to remove dust is a can of compressedair, a paint brush, and a cotton swab.

Maggie Dasilva

Pundit

How do you disinfect shoes from a thrift store?

Use these tricks to care for thrift store shoes:
  1. Freshen by cutting a dryer sheet in half and slipping one halfinto each shoe.
  2. Raid the kitchen for a banana to make leather (or faux leather)shoes look new again.
  3. Spray the inside of shoes with Lysol or other disinfectantspray to kill germs.

Arena Tudisco

Teacher

What is best to wash car with?

The Best Car Wash Soap
  1. Chemical Guys CWS_301 Citrus Wash.
  2. Meguiar's G7101FFP Gold Class Car Wash.
  3. Adam's NEW Car Wash Shampoo Gallon.
  4. Meguiar's G17748 Wash and Wax.
  5. Mothers 05674 California Gold Carnauba Wash & Wax.
  6. Turtle Wax T-472R ICE Car Wash.
  7. Griot's Garage 10866 Car Wash.
  8. Turtle Wax T-79 Zip Wax Liquid Car Wash and Wax.

Coretta Besteiro

Teacher

Do Clorox Wipes contain bleach?

35 wipes come in a container, although largercontainers are also available. The wipes kill several typesof bacteria in 30 seconds. Clorox Disinfecting Wipesdo not contain chlorine bleach, which makes themless likely to damage surfaces.

Landelina

Teacher

Is there bleach in Lysol disinfecting wipes?

Our cleaning wipes are bleach-free and canbe used freely around your home or office—and even on the go.Because our cleaning wipes are bleach-free, you caneven use them on your electronics. Our unwashed smartphones andcomputer keyboard harbor a ton of nasty germs. Help get rid of themwith Lysol® cleaningwipes.

Rhona Howes

Teacher

Can I wash my car with Dawn?

While it does a good job at that, it's goodbecause it's considered an abrasive soap. But, when you use anabrasive soap on something like car paint, it acceleratesthe oxidation process and gives the car a dull look. Dishsoap will also break down a car's wax coat and can betough on rubber.

Nouraddine Ituarte

Reviewer

Does Clorox wipes kill salmonella?

Yes. Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes kill99.9% of germs including viruses that cause colds and flu.*Clorox® Disinfecting Wipes are also effectiveagainst common bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus (Staph),Salmonella enterica, and E. coli.

Helenca Rudell

Reviewer

Is Clorox and Lysol wipes the same?

Clorox and Lysol disinfecting wipes both kill99.9% of germs and are fundamentally the same, however, theyhave a couple differences worth mentioning. First, they containdifferent ingredients. Their ingredients serve the samepurpose but are not exactly the same.

Vianca Velloso

Reviewer

Is Dawn dish soap safe for hardwood floors?

Over an extended period, vinegar may accelerate thedulling of your hardwoods. An alternative natural cleaningsolution is warm water and dish soap (1/4 cup of dishwashing liquid for a bucket of warm water). We'll care for yourhardwood floors and home like they are our own.

Riansares Firsching

Reviewer

Is it OK to use Pine Sol on hardwood floors?

Dilute ¼ cup of Pine-Sol in 1gallon of water in a bucket. Mop your wood floor with thesolution, being sure not to leave puddles, which can crack and warpwood flooring. Pine-Sol is not recommended forunsealed or visibly worn floors or for oiled or waxedwood floors.