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Old 09-30-2011, 08:32 AM   #31
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I would think the short handled brooms are for the dust pans that you don't need to bend over to use, that also have a four foot handle.
Either that of they are training brooms for future witches.

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Old 09-30-2011, 08:57 AM   #32
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[QUOTE=Zhizara;1054022]I hate cleaning too, CWS, but pain is the main reason now.

Why do they make brooms with 4' handles? You have to bend over in such a painful way to use them.

They don't.

My broom, I get these from the oriental market. Designed for 1 handed use and twice useful for cleaning up.
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Old 09-30-2011, 12:08 PM   #33
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Well that's a mighty nice looking broom for witch riding, now!

But, I'll stick with my featherweight. No dustpans necessary.

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Old 09-30-2011, 12:35 PM   #34
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Geez, I thought I was AR about my dishcloth. Mine are changed pretty frequently, at least once a day or more often if they wipe up something like milk or meat blood. That is the end of the dishcloth at that point. I caught one of my kids wiping a juice spill on the floor and tossing the rag back into the sink! There was a bit of a freak out that day.

I have a laundry "pile" where dishrags/towels get tossed. The cloth napkins get tossed there too. The idea is that the next person going downstairs takes them down.

I'm a big fan of the homemade dishcloths too. I crochet mine, but have a couple of knitted ones. They are more durable and stand up to the bleach load much better than the others.
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Old 09-30-2011, 10:19 PM   #35
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...They are more durable and stand up to the bleach load much better than the others.
And I think they scrub better because of the "nubs" created by the knit (or crochet) stitch.
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Old 10-23-2011, 11:24 PM   #36
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I use dishcloths, knitted or otherwise and or sponges w/scrubber attached, also have long handled scrubbers so I don't break a glass on my hand, and I use those Lysol/Clorox wipes on my counters, door knobs and handles (even good for those messy spills or drops on the floor) before and after cooking, lol....my hubby's a plumber and I have an autoimmune disease...can't be too careful 'round here, lol ;)


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