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  • 07-05-2010 7:33 AM

    • Brandy
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    Mops

     What kind of mop do you use in your house and how much do you typically spend on it?

    I have been waiting for Walgreens sales of $5.99 on mops to replace mine but yesterday I saw one elsewhere that I wanted to try. I spent $13 on a Libman that has a sponge mop with a brush attachment for scrubbing. At this price, I am hoping it works really well.

     

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  • 07-05-2010 7:40 AM In reply to

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    No matter how many mops I buy, I still end up on my hands and knees to clean the floors.
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  • 07-05-2010 7:46 AM In reply to

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    Re: Mops

    Toni B.:
    I still end up on my hands and knees to clean the floors.
     

    I don't expect to avoid that entirely. I am hoping for a better clean in between scrubbings.

     

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  • 07-05-2010 10:11 AM In reply to

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    Re: Mops

     I still prefer the old fashioned rag (string) mop. I do it the old fashioned way by making up a few inches of hot water and soap, then using the mop to spread it on the floor. I empty what's left over and rinse the mop, then using clear water, sop up the water on the floor, rinsing the mop often as I do. That cleans a floor better than anything I know and it lets me go for quite awhile between hands and knees scrubbing. 

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  • 07-05-2010 10:27 AM In reply to

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    Re: Mops

    Pat:
     I still prefer the old fashioned rag (string) mop.
     

     That would last longer with my floor but I have trouble wringing them out.

     

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  • 07-05-2010 10:33 AM In reply to

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    Re: Mops

    I used to have a bucket with a wringer on it and that worked pretty good. Whatever you do (anyone), don't buy one of those mops that you're supposed to be able to wring water out of by twisting a piece on it. It gets out maybe a third of the water and the mop is still sopping wet. You still have to wring it out by hand. It was a waste of good money.

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  • 07-05-2010 10:42 AM In reply to

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    Re: Mops

    Pat:
    It was a waste of good money.
     

    That is! You can probably buy a good string mop cheaper than that.

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  • 07-05-2010 10:53 AM In reply to

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    Re: Mops

    like Pat I have wringer mop ... I mop all most daily with allergy kids and cats dogs and sand I have to clean the floors

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  • 07-05-2010 11:16 AM In reply to

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    Re: Mops

    Brandy:
    That is! You can probably buy a good string mop cheaper than that.

    To get a really good rag mop is expensive and hard to find, but they last forever and you can replace the mopheads whenever you need to. My old one (years and years old!) bit the dust and I'm getting by with a cheap one right now, but intend to buy one made for commercial use at around $20 - 30. It should last me the rest of my life.
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  • 07-05-2010 11:27 AM In reply to

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    Re: Mops

    Pat:
    but intend to buy one made for commercial use at around $20 - 30. It should last me the rest of my life.
     

    In the long run, that is a cheap buy.

    I have spent that much in two years on replacement mops.

     

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