Take a look at this:
And these guys:
And this (nope still haven't redone the backyard)
All of that adds up to THIS, constantly: MUDDY PAW PRINTS.
The black dog comes barreling around corners, and gets her muddy feet up on the baseboards, and the walls! How the hell?
...I'm constantly sweeping. However, there's some satisfaction knowing that it's not going into carpet and hiding. At least it's easy to clean off!
So, of course, I'm in love with my Shark Steam Mop (that I got on clearance at Target! Woop!)
All of this, to make it a better place for him:
So yes, I love the Rain, and therefore I love my hardwood floors. The end.