A better mop

Old 10-06-2015, 08:01 PM
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Originally Posted by mike'sgirl View Post
My mop broke this morning. I've gone through at least a half dozen of this kind in the last few years. It's the kind with the cotton strands the you can pull up on the handle and twist to squeeze the water out. I'm sick of them. They don't last.
My question: what kind of mop do you use? And does it last longer than 6 months? My dh wants one of those big industrial mops that needs a bucket with a ringer. I'm disabled and don't want to wrestle with all that. Suggestions please!!!
We bought the spin mop, and actually like it. I was using a steam mop (for years) and even though I changed the head, it was not doing a very good job, leaving streaks, etc.
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Old 10-07-2015, 01:42 AM
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We bought the spin mop, and actually like it. I was using a steam mop (for years) and even though I changed the head, it was not doing a very good job, leaving streaks, etc.
Me, too! Three years with it now and wouldn't trade it for anything
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Old 10-07-2015, 04:03 AM
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The mop that spins out the water in the included bucket is my all time favorite. I like to mop and mop often my white ceramic tile floors. The mop does not leave water mark streaks like some I have used and the floor dries quickly. My daughter ordered one that the bucket cracked very soon after her purchase but after the company replaced it she has had no problems. I also wash my mop after every use.
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Old 10-07-2015, 04:30 AM
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I've used nothing but my steam mop & plain water for years. My floors, including tile grout, still look like new and I love that they dry immediately.
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Old 10-07-2015, 05:20 AM
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Originally Posted by ejmhome2 View Post
The mop that spins out the water in the included bucket is my all time favorite. I like to mop and mop often my white ceramic tile floors. The mop does not leave water mark streaks like some I have used and the floor dries quickly. My daughter ordered one that the bucket cracked very soon after her purchase but after the company replaced it she has had no problems. I also wash my mop after every use.
We were skeptical about the mop but it outperforms the steam mop we were using. Who knew?
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Old 10-07-2015, 05:22 AM
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I have one of those Hurricane Mops that spin out the water in the bucket. Loved it til I tore my rotary cuff, now can only do minimum of pushing. Purchased a cheap cotton one for a dollar @ our Dollar Tree-(super light weight) love it - and it hasn't started shedding yet and I've had it about 6 months now.
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Old 10-07-2015, 05:22 AM
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I bought a swiffer mop system but was put off by the high cost of the replacement pads. So, I bought a package of inexpensive wash cloths at target and get them wet and use spray cleaner. When I'm done, I throw them in the washer with all my other house cleaning cloths. Actually like this system as I don't feel I'm just pushing the dirt around with a traditional floor mop. They actually pick up the dirt and the floor looks and feels clean. It's whatever system you come up with that works for you. I've changed over the years but I like this best.
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Old 10-07-2015, 06:20 AM
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I love the spin mop, so far, haven't had to replace the head. Use it at both houses.
I also have a Hoover steam machine that does a pretty nice job when I do all the title floors, but it's heavy.
I use the steam pad machine in the bathroom only for quick clean up's. Not my favor machine.
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Old 10-07-2015, 06:57 AM
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I also have the mop with the wringer that you twist. So far it is fine. I use it for the first mopping then use my Swiffer mop to finish up so the pad dosnt get so dirty.
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If you use cleaner on your floor and then use a steam mop, streaks will be there until every trace of the cleaner is gone. Once all the cleaner is gone then the floor will shine like new. Cleaners will leave a film, that is why there is no streaks when using them. My steam mop has a vacuum on it before the steam pad so I don't have to sweep first. Saves a lot of time. It's a Haan. Lightweight and has a big cleaning pad.

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