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Question:

August 20, 2019

Floor cleaning


Have heard that certain scents are harmful to parrots. What can I use to clean and deoderize laminate wood flooring that won’t harm my African Grey?


Answer:

Hi Nancy,

You might look into one of the steamers that just uses hot water. Most models have settings for laminate. Bona floor cleaners are pet and child safe. I have used them around my birds. However, this is in a well ventilated room with the AC on. I would suggest contacting them directly to confirm that they are safe specifically around birds. Most laminate floors can also be cleaned with diluted vinegar.

Thank you for asking Lafeber,

Brenda

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