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Old 09-29-2008, 08:54 PM   #1
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What's the Best Mop to Buy?

I need to buy a mop to mop our kitchen, diningroom, & utilityroom floors with. I use a broom or the dry Pledge Grab-It or, the vacuum to clean up the dry dust. I need a mop for the wet-mopping. Have tried the Cedar brand sponge mops twice. The first mop I had had to be thrown out about 3 months ago 'cause it got rusted and I couldn't find the right sponge mop for it since they changed the hook-up thing on the mop head. So I bought the new Cedar sponge mop which has the mop head that slides on. That stupid thing was a joke! The mop head kept sliding off of the mop. I never did take it back to the store but I did use it a few more times though 'cause I didn't know what else to buy. I finally threw the stupid thing into the garbage can over the weekend. I've tried the Swifter Wet-Jet mop at last year or so but that also was a joke to mess with. I ended up giving it to a former co-worker. Our kitchen & diningroom linoleum is off-white and it's easy to see the all the marks on them. What kind of mop do you all like for wet-mopping your floors? Also, what do you use on your linoleum floors to where they don't feel sticky after you've mopped them? I've tried a few different things but haven't been happy with everything I've tried. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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I'd buy the one with a maid hooked to it!!!
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Old 09-29-2008, 08:57 PM   #3
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Swiffer wet jets are amazing.

But again, I'd also get the maid attached if it were the same price as the swiffer :p
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Old 09-29-2008, 09:08 PM   #4
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We use a standard commercial mop & bucket/wringer at home. Nothing fancy.
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Old 09-29-2008, 09:35 PM   #5
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Swiffer wet jets are amazing.
A-men!!!!! I love my Wet Jet. I will never go back to a mop and bucket again.
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Old 09-29-2008, 09:42 PM   #6
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A-men!!!!! I love my Wet Jet. I will never go back to a mop and bucket again.
We use the Swiffer too on our hardwood floors. I think it costs a little more but it is very convenient.
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what kind of soap do you use with it??
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Swiffer has it's own formulas, there is tile/linoleum, hardwood, and all purpose.
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Darlene, I usually do the hands & knees gig, as doggie hair gets in all the nooks & crannies, but then use the Libman Wonder mop. It looks like cut up handi-wipes and goes in the washer.
I use top job and pine-sol cleaner and never get tacky floors.

Home > Products : Mops > Wonder Mop
Non-woven, premium synthetic material. Absorbent and machine washable. Steel handle with hanger hole. Special wringer sleeve. Your hands never touch water!
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Swiffer has it's own formulas, there is tile/linoleum, hardwood, and all purpose.


good to know!
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