Orange Glo Wood Floor Polish & Cleaner

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  • Do Not Use!

    Jan 2, 2012 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: There are no pros.
    Cons: This product will destroy your flooring.

    Summary: I have gotten myself into a real predicament thanks to Orange Glo.  This is not a 'restorer' as advertised.  Orange Glo is simply a polish that will wear out and leave your floors with a layer of much that will be a huge pain to ... read more

  • Suggestion for fixing this mistake

    Jul 21, 2011 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Would probably work great for old hardwood floors that need a pick me up.
    Cons: Ruins new floors.  This product is not meant for the new floors.

    Summary: We used Orange Glo on our brand new floors.  I realize this product is meant to be used on old hardwoods that have no finish left, floors that need basically a wax.  This ruiined our floors and I was so afraid we would never have them look ... read more

  • Quick Shine Will REMOVE Orange Glo Build Up!

    May 23, 2011 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Thcik, Sticky, Milky Haze that scratches easily and is impossible to remove.
    Cons: Thcik, Sticky, Milky Haze that scratches easily and is impossible to remove.

    Summary: We recently moved into a home where the previous owner had proudly used "nothing but Orange Glo for the last two years!". No wonder it's the only product he used. After you use this stuff, you are unable to clean your floors with any other product. Even ... read more


    May 18, 2011 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: NONE!

    Summary: I spent the ENTIRE day yesterday SCRUBBING this film off of my wood floors.  There is no easy way to remove this awful residue from your floors.  When first applied, it did look nice but soon after it started to dull my floors, leave foot ... read more


    Feb 22, 2011 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: NOTHING.  This product it is horrible.  Don't use under any circumstance.
    Cons: Reduced my beautiful wood floors to a streaky, splotchy mess.  HATE it! Terrible product!!!!

    Summary: Do not, I repeat, do NOT use this on hardwood floors.  Everything that the other negative reviews have said is absolutely accurate.  This stuff looks good the first time you use it, then it is sticky, leaves smudges, footprints, and is ... read more

  • Orange Glo Wood Floor Polish and Cleaner - Leaves a beautiful Shine

    Feb 11, 2011 by becky2259 is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Home and Garden
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Shines, Revitalizes, and Protects my hardwood floors
    Cons: none noted

    Summary: I was surprised when I looked at all the reviews of Orange Glo Wood Floor Cleaner and saw all the negative ones. It seems this product has been around for a long time, and I am not sure if I have an updated version or if my floor is somehow different, or ... read more

  • Please, Please read before you use this product.

    Dec 31, 2010 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: I guess it's OK for old floors.
    Cons: Misleading labeling, people end up using it on new floors, disaster.

    Summary: Making a product selection can be a difficult task. The misleading wording/advertising on the product label can be difficult to decipher. This product is not, I repeat not, for new prefinished floors or newly refinished floors. This product is for old ... read more

  • Orange Glo

    Jun 1, 2010 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: NONE
    Cons: Bad product with not much customer support

    Summary: This product is really bad.  We used it on our hard woods and it left a white film.  The only solution the company had was to get on your hands and knees and scrub.  When we called they had all the answers, so I am guessing they have this ... read more

  • One Big Mistake!!!!!!!!!

    Apr 9, 2010 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: None
    Cons: -1,000 stars

    Summary: I feel sick to my stomach!!!  I really wished I researched this product and trusted my gut.  Lets see, we spet a little over 4,000 on our floors and really wanted to take good care of it.   My Aunt decided she wanted to give use a ... read more


    Nov 29, 2009 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: NONE
    Cons: White hazy film that is almost impossible to get rid of.

    Summary: I have just spent the entire Thanksgiving 4 day weekend on my hands and knees trying to clean the residue from Orange Glo.  The white haze was just unbearable and after turning to the internet for solutions I found I was not the only one with this ... read more

  • Orange Glo - don't use it!!!

    Nov 21, 2009 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: None
    Cons: Leaves dull grey residue.
    Scratches easily.
    Extremely difficult to remove.
    Ruins floors.

    Summary: This stuff is the worst thing you can use on your floors. At first it looks nice and shiny, but as soon as you move a chair across the floor, you see scratches in the finish.   It leaves a waxy coating that dulls the finish, and everything ... read more


    Oct 30, 2009 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent exercise routine for the upper body attempting to remove the buildup of old wax.
    Cons: Leaves a massive buildup of residue that dulls the floors.  Removal is a real task.

    Summary: I used this product exclusively from the time my floors were installed until now (3yrs).  My floors have grown duller and duller.  I gotcaught in the trap of using more of this product in an attempt to get bac k the shine (after all....that's ... read more

  • Orange GLO Hardwood Floors: A miracle product that makes scratches disappear!

    Sep 30, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: easy to use, makes small scratches disappear, restores shine
    Cons: scent is a bit too strong

    Summary: I was happy that our home we bought 2 years ago had hardwood floors on the entire main floor of the house. However, I wasn't too excited about the darker wood. We'd had a light maple floor in our old home and it never really seemed to get dull looking. I ... read more

  • Orange Glo ..Horrible!!

    Sep 7, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: none
    Cons: streak, horrible residue build up, almost impossible to remove

    Summary: I pray that you are reading this BEFORE you used this product on your HW floors.  I used this product on my beautiful hardwood floors and completely regret it. Usually I use Pleadge hardwood, but the store that I went to didnt have it so I ... read more


    May 19, 2009 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Cons: Makes floors look dull and without luster.  It is VERY difficult to remove. 

    Summary: I purchased this product (at quite an expense!) and used it on my brand new laminate floors.  It nearly ruined them!  It should be taken off the market forever.  Even though I was very careful to put it on evenly, spread it evenly, etc, it ... read more

  • Orange Glo- Should only be used as a type of warfare

    Mar 2, 2009 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: None!!!!
    Cons: Terrible, how is this legal?

    Summary: I just spent last weekend scraping orange glow off of all of our wood floors.  Me, my fiance and my two kids worked our buns off, now my whole body hurts.  I wouldn't wish Orange Glow on my worst enemy!  Cleaning orange glow off your ... read more

  • Has anyone filed a lawsuit against this company?

    Feb 26, 2009 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: There is no pros for this product.
    Cons: All of the above......

    Summary: I would like to know if anyone has filed a lawsuit against Orange Glo for the damage done by using their wood floor cleaning products. I would like to get any information reguarding  filing a lawsuit against this horrible company. I could check ... read more

  • How to REMOVE Orange Glo build up from hardwood floors!

    Nov 1, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: NONE! 
    Cons: Makes your floors look TERRIBLE with a build up that is hazy and dull

    Summary: Do NOT  use this Orange Glo product nor buy any of the ebooks folks are trying to sell you on how to remove the build up/haze. I called Orange Glo's customer service line directly and found out how to remove this product off the floor.  Their ... read more

  • Please, please, do not use this product

    Sep 7, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review

    Builds up those arm muscles when removing residue left by this horrible product.


    Leaves dull, waxy, streaks that must be scrubbed off by hand in small increments.

    Summary: The first time I used Orange Glo it made my floor look wonderful. Then I noticed the footprints on it. I assumed that I had not let it dry long enough before letting the kids walk on it. After several uses I began to notice spots of what looked like ... read more


    Jul 7, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: NONE, It might work on the laminate floors
    Cons: This will destroy the beauty of your wood floors until you hand scrub it off.

    Summary: I purchased this product because my mom liked it for her laminate wood floors. I have brand new bamboo floors. I used it the first time with a beautiful shine. The second and third time I noticed my microfiber pad was starting to stick and the product ... read more

  • not impressed

    Jul 2, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: NONE
    Cons: No shine. Left dots & spray marks where cleaner landed when squirted from the bottle.

    Summary: After seeing the commercial for Orange Glo Wood Floor Polish & Cleaner, I bought this product due to the promise of shiny hard wood floors. I normally use Murphy's Wood Oil Soap which cleans well but does not leave much of a shine. I have been looking ... read more


    Jun 1, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: NONE

    Summary: After seeing the Infomercials on TV and hearing the raves in the media about Orange Glo on wood floors- my housekeeper tried Orange Glo on our $15,000 BRAND NEW dark walnut wood flooring and it looked great for a few days...then turned our EXPENSIVE wood ... read more

  • Leaves buildup and oily haze on floors

    Apr 17, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Looks great at first
    Cons: Eventually you'll be on hand and knee scrubbing the layers of residue off your floor!

    Summary: Like many others I first loved the look of Orange Glo on my floors. I did notice that footprints seemed to appear rather quickly and if water was dropped on the floor it left a haze where it dried if I didn't get it totally dried first with a paper ... read more

  • Very Deceiving

    Apr 8, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Floor looks good the first day ONLY. You are fooled!
    Cons: You will keep applying the evil liquid, unaware of the damage you are causing

    Summary: I have brand new engineered hardwood floors. I bought the Orange Glo kit with the broom, microfiber pad, and bottle of cleaner/polish. There has been 3 stages in my experience with this product: 1. The honeymoon stage. The first time I used the Orange ... read more

  • It happened to me

    Mar 11, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: None, unless you only use it once and then never clean your floors again.
    Cons: See review, there are too many to mention here.

    Summary: Even though my experience is similar to others I still feel the need to review this product in order to emphasize that it should NOT be used! Our house is up for sale and I thought I would try this product and see if it was better than the Bruce ... read more

  • Looked great for 2-3 months, then it went downhill

    Oct 18, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Looked great for 2-3 months, then it went downhill
    Cons: The explanation paragraph says it all.

    Summary: After spending $5,000 putting in new hardwood flooring, we wanted to make sure we cared for it correctly. We purchased the Orange Glo hardwood cleaner and polish with the appropriate mop like product for application. For the first few months, the floors ... read more

  • Don't Panic!!!!

    Oct 13, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: You get a lot of exercise scrubbing it off the floor.
    Cons: If your floors need to be resurfaced there is no quick fix.

    Summary: I have been a hardwood floor installer for 18 years. I have a friend who works at the company that makes this stuff and private labels it for Orange Glow. The straight cleaner they make is a decent product. The "Cleaner & Polish" is crap. A product sold ... read more

  • Better results than expected

    Jul 14, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great shine, fast and easy to apply, no streaks
    Cons: none so far

    Summary: After attempting to sell my house for sale by owner for some months, I broke down and got a realtor. Among the things he suggested was a thorough scrubbing of all surfaces from ceilings to floors that I could reach. The dining room of the house is ... read more


    Sep 13, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Transforms dull, dirty wood floors into shiny clean ones in one simple step!
    Cons: More expensive in price when purchased online.

    Summary: Up until about 3 1/2 years ago, I've always had carpet in my house so my upright Hoover Steam Vac Ultra was my best friend. Only once we moved into our new home in the spring of 2001, my cleaning needs changed ... read more

  • Preserve your floors with Orange Glo Wood Floor Polish&Cleaner

    Aug 20, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Cleans, polishes wood floors in one easy step
    Cons: None so far

    Summary: We moved into our 3 bedroom ranch home quite a few years ago. In our home most of the rooms had Oak hardwood floors in it, from the 3 bedrooms, living room and into the dining area as well. The floors looked great but with 3 children running about, we ... read more

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  • Back of the bottle

    Jan 5, 2013 by
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    Pros: It was simple and easy to apply
    Cons: Terrible Internet reviews

    Summary: Has anyone tried to remove Orange Glo by using the directions on the label? It states (in tiny print): ..."Orange Glo 4-in-1 should be removed  when there is buildup: mix 1 cup ammonia in 1/2 gallon of warm water. Rinse with clean water and mop ... read more

  • orange glo hardwood refinisher is crap -- use only as wood glue

    Jul 24, 2012 by
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    Pros: None --- unless you want to use as wood glue.
    Cons: Streaks that cannot be removed even after 3 washes with vinegar and water.

    Summary: We applied this product to our hardwood floor after thorough cleaning. It has left streaks that cannot be removed even after 3 washes with vinegar and water. This product should be marked as a wood bonding glue like Elmer's --- do not use on hardwood ... read more


    Jul 14, 2012 by
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    Pros: None
    Cons: Impossible to remove.  Will ruin your floors.

    Summary: We had a fire in our house and when the cleaning crew cleaned the floors they used Orange Glo.  This is absolutely the worst stuff put on the market.  It left a white film on the floor.  We got down on our hands and knees with a wet towel ... read more

  • Don't make yourself a lot of work...DO NOT USE

    Mar 5, 2012 by
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    Pros: The bottle and the advertisements made it sound like it was the great
    Cons: Left a horrible film.  Made floors sticky. 

    Summary: I was so thrilled to get my $8000,00 hardwood floors installed.  I wanted to keep them looking like new.  I was unaware of the film it leaves after a few uses.  I even used it diluted because it looked streaky otherwise. yesterday I ... read more

  • NIGHTMARE to the MAX

    Nov 19, 2011 by
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    Pros: Sick to my stomach with Orange Glo
    Cons: Regret....Regret....Regret....

    Summary: DO NOT USE.....PLEASE....DO NOT USE.  You will regret it!!!  At first your floors look awesome!!!  Then the film comes....if something rubs across the floor hard enough, you can see the orginial shiny finish beneath the "filmy haze".  ... read more


    Nov 18, 2011 by
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    Pros: Product creates a high gloss finish that looks great at first.  However... Beware!
    Cons: High gloss finish scratches easily and looks terrible over time. 

    Summary: Orange Glo is the worst product! DO NOT USE!!!!!! After two years of use on expensive cherry wood floors and tons of scratches embedded in the polyurethene-like finish, I spent 3 full days trying to remove. I used ammonia and hot water (as suggested by ... read more

  • Be Weary!

    Sep 9, 2011 by
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    Pros: None
    Cons: Nasty buildup begins after using several times!

    Summary: I have been using this product for almost 3 years now - and LOVED it at first -- i am now seeing in the corners - and edges of the floor - a build up that is cloudy and textural - a real eye-sore!I am looking for ways to get this stuff OFF my floor - and ... read more

  • Ruined My New Hardwood Floors

    Sep 3, 2011 by
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    Pros: Absolutely none.
    Cons: The residue left by this product has ruined my floors.

    Summary: When first applied, product looks great.  After a short time, spots start showing up.  Two years later, I am still trying to get the spots off my floor.  I have tried several remedies, including Windex.  Still looking for something ... read more

  • Another disappointed customer.

    Aug 25, 2011 by
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    Pros: At first it really had a brilliant shine.
    Cons: Don't use.

    Summary: I also used Orange Glo (the daily cleaner, 4 in 1 and the refinisher).  My floor really glowed at first, but now almost a year later it is cloudy and looks like there is elmer's glue in spots. ... read more

  • The worst wood cleaning product scam ever

    Jul 23, 2011 by
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    Pros: Nothing
    Cons: This product is an all-out scam

    Summary: This product is AWFUL.  It only gives the illusion that your floors are shinier.  It leaves a white, nasty, ugly residue that keeps building up, and it is VERY hard to remove.  The only way it came up from my floor was to use windex, ... read more


    Mar 15, 2011 by
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    Pros: NO PROS - ALL TERRIBLE unless you like, dull, hazy, oily cloudy wood floors.
    Cons: Causes dull, hazy, oily, cloudy wood floors.

    Summary: This is the worst product on the market for your wood floors. It will cause a hazy oily DULL finish. We are still looking for a fix short of refinishing our floors.  AWFUL ... read more

  • Orange Glo: Horrible Product

    Mar 15, 2011 by
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    Pros: NONE

    Summary: I have always used a steam cleaner on my hardwood and have always had good results.  I decided to purchase Orange Glo to apply to the hardwood to help protect it.  That was a huge mistake.  Unfortunately I did not do any research on the ... read more


    Jan 13, 2011 by
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    Pros: NOT ONE PRO!!!  HORRIBLE!!

    Summary: I don't know how it is legal for a company to deliberatly sell a product that will DESTROY your floors but that is EXACTLY what Orange Glo does.  I bought the orange glo application mop and applied the product to my floors.  Within a day I had ... read more


    Dec 28, 2010 by
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    Pros: None
    Cons: Horrible residue buildup that is almost impossible to clean.

    Summary: Used the daily cleaner every day and the weekly cleaner once a week.  Looked great for the first few months and then we started noticing the white haze that especially collects in the woodgrain.  We tried to clean with more Orange Glo ... read more

  • Another Orange Glo disaster!

    Dec 16, 2010 by
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    Pros: None...are you kidding?
    Cons: Fastest way to ruin a beautiful floor!

    Summary: Hi everyone,I'm so glad I found this website and your comments! I started using Orange Glo and loved it at first. Then it started getting sticky and spotting and eventually UGLY!!! M y floors were the highlight of my home. The wood ... read more

  • Worst Product Ever!!!

    Jul 18, 2010 by
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    Pros: NONE
    Cons: Leaves a horrible gray film on the floors that is very difficult to remove.

    Summary: This product has completely ruined our <1 year old solid bamboo floors. I would not recommend anyone use this. I have done a lot of research to find out how to remove the film left on the floors. The removal process listed on the product bottle ... read more

  • New Dream House, Now nightmare hardwood floors!

    Jul 18, 2010 by
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    Pros: NONE, the product should be removed from stores.
    Cons: This is the worst product ever. It needs to be pulled off the shelves.

    Summary: OH MY, if ONLY I read these reviews. We just finished our dream house on the lake, beautiful hardwood, hickory, large plank floors. We only moved in 2 months ago! I used Orange Glo 4-in-1 cleaner just before family came to see our new we have ... read more

  • Orange Glo Goo Removed!!

    Jun 16, 2010 by
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    Pros: NONE!
    Cons: Ruins beautiful hardwood floors!  Removal of goo and milky finish requires hard work!

    Summary: After seeing the commercials for orange Glo on tv I tried it even though the flooring store where we bought our hardwood suggested Bona Floor Cleaning System.  At first the floor really shined and seemed to work great.  After a couple of months ... read more

  • DO NOT USE Orange Glo!!!!!!

    Jun 13, 2010 by
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    Pros: NONE


  • Orange Glo 4 in 1 cleaner/polish

    May 4, 2010 by
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    Pros: Floors look beautiful
    Cons: Time will tell

    Summary: I just read all the reviews on Orange Glo AFTER applying it to my hard wood floors.  Has anyone used the 4 in 1 on their floor?  So far my floors look beautiful, but, because of these reviews I will not use it again.  Did 3 ... read more

  • Orange Glo Wood Floor Polisher and Cleaner

    Apr 28, 2010 by
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    Pros: There are no pros for this product.  I will not ever buy this product again.
    Cons: This product is awful, I wish I had read the reviews before purchasing the cleaner.

    Summary: Please do not buy this product, I had to have a floor specialist come and restore my floors, this is product is bad for the hardwood floors.  Orange Glo will not stand behind their product,and if anyone is filing a lawsuit, please include ... read more

  • Do not be fooled by the first few reviews!!

    Feb 27, 2010 by
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    Pros: Looks good after the first time you use the product
    Cons: Leaves a hazy film on your floors!

    Summary: I purchased this product to use on my brand new hardwood floors! The first time I used it they looked good. With continuous use however, they look dirty all the time and they have a white hazy finish to them. No matter what I do now they don't look shiny ... read more

  • Why can people still buy this product?

    Jan 6, 2010 by
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    Cons: Everything

    Summary: I am both outraged and relieved.  We b uilt our home 4 years ago and put $10,000 of Bruse flooring in.  After a few months I decided to try the Orange Glo and mop system.  I used it a couple of times and started noticing a very ... read more

  • F*** ORANGE GLO!!!

    Jan 2, 2010 by
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    Pros: Great for a self-inflicted home improvement project.
    Cons: Destroys your floor.  They'd look better covered in corn syrup.

    Summary: My wife has been using this junk for a little over 2 years.  She was getting discouraged because as we or the dogs walked on the floors it appeared the floors scratched easily.  In the corners and along the baseboards there formed a ... read more

  • they changed this product

    Dec 6, 2009 by
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    Pros: cleans
    Cons: no longer shines or smells like orange glo.

    Summary: I counted on this product to make my floors shine for years. Now I suddenly noticed it's new and improved and doesn't do the same job.And I thought it was my cleaning lady's ... read more

  • This stuff is CRAP, ruins floors

    Nov 30, 2009 by
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    Pros: None
    Cons: ruins the brilliance and beauty of hardwood and laminate floors

    Summary: This product leaves thick residue that can only be stripped thru grueling hours of hard work. we have used this product for the last 6 months after putting $30,000 machiato peacan floors in our new home. we started to notice a waxy build up. when we ... read more


    Nov 24, 2009 by
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    Pros: Not a dang thing!
    Cons: The biggest con, is the con artists that make this stuff

    Summary: I, like everyone else on this website fell victim to this stuff. It looked great the 1st time I used it, but now my floors look like I haven't cleaned them in months. There is a dull white/gray film all over them. I have 4 dogs & 2 kids & the ... read more


    Nov 21, 2009 by
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    Pros: NONE.. Would make a perfect gift for an enemy!!!
    Cons: Will ruin you beautiful floors......  These people should be sued!!!

    Summary: I hope I can save someone the troubles this product has caused me.  It should be banned from the market and these people should be sued.  I have had to spend hours upon hours trying to remove this gunk from my floors.  Looks beautiful the ... read more

  • Never heard of a problem!!

    Nov 16, 2009 by
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    Cons: You know already - puts an almost impossible to remove smeary film.

    Summary: I rang Orange Glow to ask about removing the build up and when I said 'you must have had 100s of calls like these' the person told me she didn't know of any ! so I pointed her to this web site & told her I wished I'd seen it before ruining my floors. ... read more

  • Terrible Results with Orange Glo Floor Polish/Cleaner

    Nov 11, 2009 by
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    Pros: The product in the spray bottle provided expected/acceptable results.
    Cons: You cannot work fast enough to prevent the product from spotting the floor.

    Summary: I too am a victim of this product.  In the past I have used the Orange Glo Polish and Cleaner available in a spray bottle with acceptable results.  This time around, I was unable to find the product in a spray bottle, so I ... read more

  • A Nightmare!

    Sep 26, 2009 by
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    Pros: I stopped using this awful product!
    Cons: That I ever used this product!

    Summary: This product is horrible. The first couple of times it looked really good. You don't notice the hazy build up that is actually building up on it. Then all of a sudden, you see squirt lines and streaking. I followed all the directions, used their mop, ... read more

  • Orange glo scam!

    Sep 10, 2009 by
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    Pros: none
    Cons: crappy looking floors, sore wrists

    Summary: I too fell for billy mayes and his scam product. THIS IS NOT A CLEANER BUT A WAX BASED FINISH That leaves a milky residue that does not com off. I tried windex/amonia with some success but found that Holloway house's Quick Shine Deep Cleaner and ... read more

  • My solution to ugly build up!!

    Aug 29, 2009 by
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    Pros: I got allot of exercise cleaning up the mess.
    Cons: This should have been taken off the market along time ago!

    Summary: I was so glad to find this site and realize it was just not my floors looking so bad since using Orange Glo.I tired using plain rubbing alcohol on a non-abrasive sponge and the crap wiped off.I then just used a damp mop then a dry towel over the area and ... read more

  • The worst product ever

    Aug 20, 2009 by
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    Pros: not even close, please read this, it might save you some misery
    Cons: everything

    Summary: This is the worst product out there. Just like everyone else, I got drawn in. Wanted to keep my new oak floors looking new. What a joke. Right now they look to be ruined forever. Where ever something gets spilled, or my dogs walk across it with wet paws ... read more

  • Five Stars Must be Written by Orange Glow

    Aug 16, 2009 by
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    Pros: NONE!
    Cons: My stupidity in buying this crap!

    Summary: This product is the worst.  Those that rate it with five stars must be working for Orange Glow.  My floors are a mess!  Thanks for the tips on how to remove ... read more


    Jul 21, 2009 by
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    Pros: Absolutely nothing.
    Cons: DO NOT USE. Nothing good about this product at all

    Summary: Do NOT use this product, unless you are a sucker for punishment. Initially using this product I loved it, left a beautiful glossy shine on my hardwood floors. But over time it left a white milky substance. Try as I might I simply could not remove ... read more

  • not so pleased

    Jul 13, 2009 by
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    Pros: none
    Cons: shows s pattern when applies to the floor

    Summary: I never write reviews but feel inclined after my poor experience. I tried it on my wood floors in an s pattern.  At first looked great, but after a couple hours the S patern is totally visible and I can't get rid of it! I called the company they ... read more

  • Orange Glo SUCKS!

    Jun 6, 2009 by
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    Pros: Absolutely NONE.
    Cons: Ruined Floors
    Waste of money
    Waste of time
    In trouble with the wife

    Summary: This product is awful. It has ruined our brand new hardwoods in our brand new house. We've been there 6 months. Like everyone else here, it looked great the very first time I used it. About a week later, it appears filmy, shows every ... read more

  • Don't use it!

    Jun 3, 2009 by
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    Pros: Buff arms and shoulders for the summertime.
    Cons: The panic that sets in when you think your floors are forever ruined.

    Summary: I agree with what most everyone has said - it takes A LOT of work to undo the mess that OrangeGlo creates. I used Clorox GreenWorks and paper towels, and four hours later, my floors were again clean and shiny. My arms and shoulders are KILLING ... read more

  • It should be criminal to sell this.

    Mar 31, 2009 by
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    Pros: I won't need to go to the gym for a while.
    Cons: Too many to mention - REMOVE THIS CRAP FROM THE SHELVES!

    Summary: Like everyone else who has commented, I fell for this crap as well.  The "inconspicuous area" I tested in was a closet, so I didn't get the full effect of light hitting the floor.  I then applied to my brand new 900sq ft of Bruce ... read more

  • How to fix your hardwood floor after using Orange Glo

    Mar 15, 2009 by
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    Pros: None
    Cons: Too many for the space provided.

    Summary: Like so many of you, I used Orange Glo on my brand new floors. I thought my only option was to have them refinished. I tried all of the suggestions offered by others in the same predicament, OK, but spent many hours scrubbing and the floor still looked ... read more

  • Orange Glo Sucks!!

    Jan 22, 2009 by
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    Pros: There absolutely no pros to using this product.
    Cons: Walking on it will feel like your in a theater with no shoes on.

    Summary: DO NOT EVER APPLY THIS CRAP TO YOUR FLOOR!!  I just installed 450sq ft. of previously beautiful engineered hard wood flooring. I say previously beautiful because I used this evil substance.  Now I have approximately 12 hours of my time invested ... read more

  • Just say NO to Orange GLO!!!

    Jan 21, 2009 by
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    Pros: None.
    Cons: Yucky floors and sore knees.

    Summary: To make a long story short, I ended up with a yucky white film like everyone else.  I found out on the internet that you can use some Awesome Orange cleaner that they have at the dollar store to get the filme off.   Luckily, I happened to ... read more


    Jan 14, 2009 by
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    Summary: I used the OrangeGlo and like a lot of people here, thought it was great..after the first use.  After another use or two, I noticed dull floors, milkly streaks and what looked like squirt marks from where i had originally squirted the product.  ... read more

  • Horrible

    Jan 12, 2009 by
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    Pros: RU serious??
    Cons: Aurgghhh

    Summary: My cleaning service started using this on our wood floors. It started streaking if anything was spilled--even water. The reason Windex takes it off is that Windex has ammonia in it. Remember the old tile and linoleum floors which us older folks had to ... read more

  • How do I get rid of the haze?

    Dec 27, 2008 by
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    Pros: Initial Shine
    Cons: I have now read many reviews stating it is hazy.

    Summary: I used the Orange Glo Cleaner and Polish on my floors today for the first time.  They look GREAT.  However, I am now in a panic about the haze everyone is writing about.  PLEASE tell me how to clean the haze with windex.  Do I just ... read more

  • orang glo ruins floors

    Dec 14, 2008 by
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    Pros: none-except the workout from scrubbing,my arms are gonna be BUFF after this.
    Cons: everything you can possibly imagine.

    Summary: DONT USE THIS PRODUCT!ORANGE GLO HARDWOOD FLOOR CLEANER IS AWEFUL.  My back arms and neck are aching from being on my knees scrubbing the HORRIFIC film this product left on my floors. It worked fine the first time then WHAMMO! NASTY white film ... read more

  • Messed up my Brazillian Cherry wood!!!!!!!

    Nov 17, 2008 by
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    Pros: none
    Cons: totally messed up my floors

    Summary: I also have the white film over my floors and after 2 hours of messing with it- it is not any better. I decided to give this product a try- and like everyone said- It looks great the FIRST time- then I did the second time and it is a ... read more

  • Terrible product - if you use it more than once

    Nov 4, 2008 by
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    Pros: It feels wonderful to throw this garbage in the trash can!
    Cons: Creates a dull waxy finish that ruins your floors and is difficult to remove

    Summary: This product is awful!  It is misleading because the first time you use it your floors look amazing!  They are shiny and bright.  After the first time however, everything goes downhill.  The floors are coated with a dull waxy finish ... read more

  • If I could give this -10 stars I would.

    Oct 3, 2008 by
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    Pros: None
    Cons: Sticky, nearly impossible to remove, shows EVERY mark (even footprints)

    Summary: This product is AWFUL!!!!!!! Do not buy it. It has left a sticky, nasty film on my new floors. I have been down on my hands and knees scrubing. My house is for sale and I am worried that Orange Glo may have ruined my floors. This product should be ... read more

  • Ugh - Avoid at all costs

    Sep 28, 2008 by
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    Pros: Would make a good paperweight

    Supposed to improve floors and instead destroys them.

    Summary: This is a floor ruiner, as nearly every reviewer who has used it for any length of time has said here. After using several times, our floors are milky, show every little scuff and scratch, and until I found the tip here about Windex, ... read more

  • Don't use Orange Glow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Sep 7, 2008 by
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    Pros: Not recommended
    Cons: Not recommended at all.

    Summary: I recently moved to a new house with new hardwood floors throughout the whole house.I wanted to clean them so I bought this product.It works well the first time but the second time was a disaster!The floors looked so bad.Fortunately I only used it in the ... read more


    Aug 30, 2008 by
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    Pros: ZERO!

    Nightmare product.

    Summary: We moved into a brand new home three months ago and tried the Orange Glo Cleaner & Polish on our brand new cherry hardwood floors. The result the first time was a nice shine and we thought it looked great. My god, the dream turned into a nightmare. ... read more

  • Do Not Use This Product!!

    Aug 14, 2008 by
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    Pros: NONE
    Cons: Will ruin your floors

    Summary: We built a new house with engineered hardwood floors. After about 6 months my husband decided to try to use Orange Glo Wood Floor Polish...What a disaster!! We now have a milky haze than continues to get worse. When we asked a local flooring company ... read more

  • This stuff is horrible.

    Jul 30, 2008 by
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    Pros: None.
    Cons: Left floor looking horrible!

    Summary: We tried this product, luckily, in only one room of our house. What a disaster. It left our new wood floors looking like they were 50 years old. We are currently using windex to clean up the mess but it is slow going. Never again. ... read more

  • Better have health ins. to cover heart attack after Organe Glo

    Jul 24, 2008 by
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    Pros: None - this should be off the market.
    Cons: Will ruin your floors and cause hours of unneccessary work to repair.

    Summary: I used Orange Glo twice and have not been able to get it off my floors. Any other product on top of it has made them worse. I tried using vinegar and water and barely cut through. The secret is to leave the windex on for a minute or two. My floors are ... read more

  • Orange Glo ruined my teak floors

    Jul 4, 2008 by
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    Pros: none
    Cons: Everything about this product is a con.

    Summary: I only had my floors for about 3 months when unfortunately I used orange glo on them. Now they are so milky, non-shiny and show every last freaking footprint and streak. My husband is out getting some ammonia to try to HAND RUB OUT the stupid wax ... read more

  • Rescue from Orange Glo

    Jun 22, 2008 by
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    Pros: Works the first time
    Cons: Creates a film every other time

    Summary: Great news from all you sufferers of Orange Glo failures. I was pushed to the brink with my floors after repeatedly using Orange Glo and having the same experiences as the rest of you...hazy floors, dull residue and the feeling that every time I cleaned ... read more


    Jun 4, 2008 by
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    Pros: NONE

    Summary: How can this product still be on the market when so many of us have the same problems? 1. new house, new hardwood floors 2. used Orange Glo 1st time, loved results 3. 1 week later, started to look yucky 4. tried to re-do using OG, ended up with a ... read more

  • DO NOT BUY!!!

    Jun 2, 2008 by
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    Pros: None
    Cons: Do Not BUY!!!

    Summary: I have used the floor cleaner for a while on my hardwood floors- but was unable to find that- so I started using the cleaner and floor polish- at first seemed to make my floor shine - however, then a white haze started to appear when I used it. Also my ... read more

  • Orange Glo Wood Floor Polish & cleaner

    May 27, 2008 by
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    Pros: none
    Cons: Leaves a horrible milky, dull film on your wood floors.

    Summary: I completely agree with the previous review that this product leaves the worst film. The shine of my original floors was brought to a milky, dull film. When we tried to clean it up - we encountered little balls of white stuff forming. I'm grateful to ... read more

  • Oh how I wish I would have read the reviews!

    May 25, 2008 by
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    Pros: None
    Cons: It will completely ruin your hardwood and make them look very dull.

    Summary: I'm so mad I used this product!!! Just wipe and let dry for 15 minutes, ONLY IF YOU NEVER HAVE TO CLEAN YOUR FLOOR AGAIN!! Don't use this product. Yeah, it looked great until an hour later when we started walking in the kitchen to make dinner and when my ... read more

  • Stay Away from this product!!!!!

    May 25, 2008 by
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    Pros: None
    Cons: Will dull your floor beyond belief!!!!!!

    Summary: As I read all the postings on how terrible this product works I get more incensed. There should be an actual warning on the label that this product is NOT intended on brand new floors. My floors are less than two months old, and already they have the ... read more

  • Horrible! Has ruined my floor!!! Update: Greenworks by Clorox gets it off!!

    May 23, 2008 by
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    Pros: NOTHING

    Summary: I bought this kit because I thought it would make my hardwoods floors shine like new. At first it did. They were beautiful but only at first. After several uses though, it started to dull and streak. Then I noticed that it was creating a buildup on my ... read more

  • Orange Glo is a no-no!

    Apr 29, 2008 by
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    Pros: I agree with another writer. Good exercise getting this junk off the floor!
    Cons: Gummy build-up, mottled finish

    Summary: Can't imagine that this product actually worked for anyone! Just had new floors installed. After contractors left, we were left with a lot of dust and grime. Husband thought he was helping out and brought home Orange Glo. After I removed all the dust ... read more


    Apr 29, 2008 by
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    Pros: Absolutely nothing!
    Cons: Everything!

    Summary: Do not use this product! I am glad I found this site. We have mopped our hardwood floors 8 - 10 times in the last two days trying to remove this stuff. If I scrub on my hands and knees with a towel I push up a green film and then find my shiny new ... read more

  • horrible product

    Apr 27, 2008 by
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    Pros: cheap, looks nice the first time you use.
    Cons: buildup, hazy, build up is tough to remove.

    Summary: The first time you use this product it may look nice on the floor, but that is the only time it will look nice. After that it builds up and floors look terrible. I used this on my brand new dark walnut wood floors and thought I had ruined them. It dried ... read more

  • Orange Glo AWFUL

    Apr 17, 2008 by
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    Pros: Nothing!
    Cons: Floor Disaster

    Summary: DO NOT USE ORANGE GLO!!........NIGHTMARE! It will leave a milky white haze on your hardwood....I'm sick that I found out the hard way. I'm going to try the Windex tip given in this review section and pray that it works. Why is this stuff still on ... read more

  • terrible product

    Mar 19, 2008 by
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    Summary: Don't use, after the second time, that I used, my floor's were a disaster, the new floors look totally bad now is been a nigthmare for us, I'm going to try Windex to see if it work. Um mm I got a refund for the product too, seven dollars!!!!! that don't ... read more

  • Total crap , do not buy.

    Mar 17, 2008 by
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    Pros: none at all unless you want alot of unneccesary work ahead of you.
    Cons: Don't Buy it is a nightmare.

    Summary: My home is only 6 months old. I wanted to clean my wood floors so I purchased the entire Orange Glo Kit with the cleaner, cleaner polish, cleaning pads, etc. The first time I used it it was fine. It cleaned and left a little amount of streaking. But ... read more

  • Crap, Crap, Crap

    Mar 13, 2008 by
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    Pros: LOL....None
    Cons: Floors look guessed it CRAP....

    Summary: Don't buy this...CRAP.Tried it today on about 2000sqft of flooring..they look dull with a coating of milk on them. Id like to thank Wal-mart for selling this crap to us. ... read more

  • Terrible product!

    Mar 10, 2008 by
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    Pros: Cant think of any
    Cons: Makes the floor look dull and dirty. Creates a film.

    Summary: Our thomasville wood floors were not even a year old when they became dull after using this product. It is tedious to clean such a small area at a time when you have a big house. This products forms a film that makes the floor look dirty. I am not happy ... read more

  • Orange Glo is THE WORST!!!!!

    Mar 9, 2008 by
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    Pros: Windex!
    Cons: The fact that I ever used Orange Glo ONCE!

    Summary: Finished building a 7,000 sq foot (NO CARPET - ALL HARDWOOD FLOORS!) house in Nov of '07. Used Orange Glo to clean our floors for the past year. Thought my 3 kids, husband and dogs had trashed our once beautiful brazilian cherry hardwood floors. WRONG!!! ... read more

  • How to remove the MESS Orange Glo leaves on wood floors

    Feb 22, 2008 by
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    Pros: Windex works to remove Orange Glo wax.
    Cons: Orange Glo has received numerous complaints. Avoid using it, per my personal experience.

    Summary: I was sick to my stomach thinking that I had ruined our NEW hardwood floors by using Orange Glo. The initial lustre turned into unsightly spots and a milky film which were near impossible to remove. USE WINDEX TO REMOVE THE WAXY RESIDUE. First, ... read more


    Feb 1, 2008 by
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    Pros: NONE

    Summary: We just spent $3000 on new Thomasville Dark Walnut flooring ONE MONTH AGO and they look completely ruined!! Do NOT get suckered into this product! They looked gorgeous right after using it and the very next week when i tried to clean them (with the ... read more

  • Use Windex!!!

    Dec 1, 2007 by
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    Pros: none
    Cons: NEVER EVER USE Orange Glo!!!

    Summary: I recently used Orange Glo Wood Floor Polish on my Brazilian cherry wood floors and ruined them. They looked absolutely horrible with streaks and milky residue. I mopped many times after that with just water and soap hoping it would eventually come ... read more

  • Complete Disaster - Refinished Hardwood Floors Appear Ruined

    Oct 16, 2007 by
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    Pros: None - Do not buy this product
    Cons: The entire product is a con!

    Summary: I cleaned my floors yesterday for the second time with Orange Glo Hardwood Cleaner and Polish. Normally I use vinegar and water, but for the last two times I've used Orange Glo. I had my hardwoods refinished and my entire house renovated. We just ... read more

  • Not good on my wood floor

    Sep 25, 2007 by
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    Pros: none
    Cons: bad results.hard to wipe off with microfiber mop.

    Summary: I just installed a 50 yr guaranteed Bellawood Brazialian Cherry floor. Put on Orange Glo with their "Wood Floor Kit". Nothing but haze and streaking,even after much polishing with the mop. Waste of time,effort,money. Still looking for an easy to ... read more

  • Use With Caution

    Aug 7, 2007 by
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    Pros: None that I can think of.
    Cons: Dries with a white haze and it's impossible to remove.

    Summary: Sueandbrian's review could have been written by me. I own two homes, one with oak flooring, the other one, which I'm trying to sell, has cherry flooring. I used this product on my oak floor and loved it, so I decided to use it on the cherry floor. ... read more

  • What a Mess!!

    Jun 13, 2007 by
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    Pros: Looks good while wet - period!
    Cons: Impossibly hard to get rid of this mess!

    Summary: I used Orange Glo Hardwood Floor Cleaner and Polish to DISASTROUS results! As soon as it dried it left a greasy hazy residue on my beautiful floor. I called the help line and was told to go to Ace Hardware to get an ammonia-based stripper to take it ... read more

  • What an absolute nightmare!

    Jun 5, 2007 by
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    Pros: None
    Cons: Once liquid hits the polish, it turns from shine to sticky haze. Difficult to remove.

    Summary: I have used Orange Glo Hardwood Cleaner on my wood floors for 2 years, with great success. I decided to try the Orange Glo Wood Floor Polish and Cleaner to fill in scratches. It sounded like a great idea, and after the first application, the floors ... read more

  • Total Crap

    May 6, 2007 by
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    Pros: None, really!
    Cons: Can not handle any traffic.

    Summary: Really, what's going on with this product? First use looks good but add ANY traffic and this makes your floor look damaged and dirty! So i tired doing another coat of the stuff and it looked horrible. I had to strip the floor of this stuff. ... read more

  • I Don't Like It At All

    May 2, 2007 by
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    Pros: Our hardwood floors are 3 months old and the first application they did look good.
    Cons: After a little use of the hardwood floors this stuff doesn't seem to hold up

    Summary: I bought this be cause of ads on TV. It looked great when first put on. If a couple of drops of water is spilled on it and you wipe it up with a paper towel it will leave a haze where it was wiped up. That is what happens with plan water. I would hate to ... read more

  • Don't use it!!

    Mar 29, 2007 by
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    Pros: looks great first use BUT...
    Cons: leaves haze and waxy look. isn't easily removed

    Summary: I bought this b/c I wanted an easy way to clean my floors - dog, kids, husband, etc. it always needs a quick clean. I loved this product at first but now I can't get to the store fast enough to return the second bottle I bought. It leaves a haze and ... read more

  • Finally a product worth buying!

    Jul 24, 2005 by
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    Pros: As easy as it gets!
    Cons: Sometimes hard to find.

    Summary: This clean/wax combination product for wood floors is great. It's easy to use and build-up of wax doesn't seem to be a problem as with some liquid waxes. When company tells me my floor is beautiful but they wouldn't want to clean it......I just ... read more

  • trouble where to buy

    Jun 12, 2005 by
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    Pros: it is very good and not expensive a little goes a long way
    Cons: very hard to find as lakeland plastic has stopped selling

    Summary: orange glo is a product i and a few of my customers swear by it does as it says with build up ... read more

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