Have you ever had this awkward situation when guests came in and their child accidentally drops off his chewing gum on your pretty hardwood flooring? The gum sticks to the floor and the longer it stays there the harder it is to remove it.
These are several steps we recommend for solving the problem.
2. Stick some ice on the gum itself – Put the ice in a plastic bag or something like that to avoid having the ice melting on the floor. You should remove the ice every 5 minutes or so to see if the gum has hardened. Wait till it gets completely hard until you go through to the next step. Then you can scrape it up using one of the scrapers mentioned above. (or the old credit card
3. Clean the Area. After you have removed the nasty gum patch from the floor, you will want to clean off any residue that it left. Use a wood cleaner to spray the area and let it soak for a few minutes. Then, use a clean rag to wipe down the area.
Apply a small amount of floor polish to the area to clean the hardwood floor and cover any marks you may have made in the floor.