How to Clean Wood Stairs. Cleaning your wooden stairs will prolong their life and maintain their beautiful appearance. Just follow these steps.
Exterior Wood Stairs
Start at the top of the stairs. You will be working your way down from the top step.
Sweep off the steps with a broom.
Wash the stairs with an all-purpose cleaner or kitchen soap and water.
Scrub with a brush, broom, mop, roller or sponge.
Rinse the stairs with a damp rag or sponge.
Dry them with a clean, dry rag.
Interior Wood Stairs
Sweep, vacuum or dust the stairs.
Determine the type of sealant that is on the wood stairs.
Buy a cleaner that is applicable for your type of finished wood.
Wipe this solution on the wood with a terry cloth or a micro-fiber covered mop.