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The 4 Top Dust Mops for Hard Floors — an article on the Smart Living Network
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    The 4 Top Dust Mops for Hard Floors

    Raise your hand if you hate cleaning your floors!  For many people, cleaning their floors is just one task that they simply dislike doing. It takes time, it takes energy, and it’s never very long before your have to do it again. If you have hard floors in your home and are looking for some new mops and cleaning pads that will help make the job easier and faster, we’ve got some recommendations that can help.

    #1: Rubbermaid Reveal Mop Microfiber Cleaning Pad

    These cleaning pads go with the Rubbermaid Reveal Spray mop, which is lightweight and durable and is safe to use for a variety of floor types such as hardwood, vinyl, tile or laminate. These wide pads are affordable, reusable, and are wide enough to clean spaces quickly. They can be washed up to 100 times and the microfiber portion is known to pick up 50% more dirt than old-fashioned sponge mops. They are highly efficient and will not only end up saving you money in the long run, but it also means you won’t need to waste as much. All you need to do is attach the pad, fill the bottle on the mop with water and your favorite cleaning solution, and you’re ready to go.  

    #2: Swiffer Sweeper Dry Sweeping Cloth

    You can say goodbye to your regular broom or dusting device. The dry sweeping cloth will leave your floor up to three times cleaner, simply because the cloth will follow the surface of your floors and grout lines, meaning it will trap more hair, dust, and dirt in it. This product is available for use on vinyl, hardwood, or tile and comes in two scents for not only a cleaner look, but a cleaner smell. These cloths can be used on the Swiffer Sweeper, Swiffer SweeperVack, and the Swiffer Sweep and Trap. Say hello to a dust-free home!

    #3: Scotch-Brite Microfiber Hardwood Floor Mop

    A mop that weighs only a pound and can even be used on walls or ceilings? This product does just that. The reusable microfiber cloth is simple to attach and easily lifts and traps dust on floors, whether it’s bamboo, laminate, or hardwood. If you have those hard to reach dusty corners on your walls or ceilings, you can use this on it too! Combine this product with a great wood floor cleaner, and your home will be clean in minutes.

    #4: “Big Wooly” Wool Dry Mop

    Tired of just moving dirt from one place to another on your floors with other, more inefficient mops? This mop is made of genuine 100% wool and is a perfect product for people with pets that have dog or cat hair around the house. It has a swivel head to it so it is easy to move and the Velcro backing removes quickly for hand washing.

    With any one of these great cleaning products, you can say hello to a clean floor and a clean house!

    Sara Thompson writes about home and lifestyle topics, and has published several articles about flooring. This post was written with help from Carpet USA in Vancouver, Wash.. For more cleaning tips and flooring help, visit


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