The Libman comes with a dustpan—unlike our pick—but the bundled dustpan isn’t nearly as good as the OXO Good Grips Clip-On Dustpan that we recommend. The Libman dustpan is about 2 inches wider than the OXO, but it’s less effective at sweeping because it doesn’t have a rubber lip. The Libman is also shallower, has a shorter ridge, and lacks the OXO’s comfortable handle.

You should buy a broom holder depending on the number and possibly the weight of the cleaning tools and other utilities you need to store. While most brands can hold up to 11 tools, some unique holder can store up to 30 or even 50 tools at the same time. You also need to be careful about the maximum carrying capacity per ball roll or friction grip so you do not overburden your holder and cause it to break.

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To finish, a dry cover polishes away the last of the water and since the terry covers can be machine-washed and dried, then reused, you’ll avoid the expense and environmental problems of disposable mop liners.

As for a dustpan, the best way to clean it when simple paper towels and spray cleaner aren’t enough is to run it through the dishwasher. (Just consider running another cycle after it with the machine empty.)

Wanna get rid of hair or dust on upholstery? Writer Hilary Reid discovered a “broom” that’s essentially a giant sticky roller: “The jumbo lint roller on a long stick quickly became the essential cleaning tool I never knew I needed. Here’s how it works: Extend the handle to a comfortable length, and then roll the sticky adhesive part across the rug, so that it picks up hair, dirt, and whatever else is lurking within. Once the adhesive sheet is covered, tear it off and begin again. Roll and repeat, until you’ve finished its surface area.”

We tested each broom by throwing half cups of flour, clay cat litter, and rice on a hardwood floor and sweeping it up with each of the 14 brooms and seven dustpans. We chose flour because it has a similar consistency and texture as dust, and cat litter for its heavy, dense particles of varying sizes. We wanted to sweep up broken glass, but had to settle for raw rice, as it was close enough in size and shape and didn’t endanger anyone. When sweeping, we noted how effective each broom and dustpan was at sweeping up the different materials and measured how much residue each left behind.

Our pick is wide angle, but most brooms are of a similar size so if you’re having issues with larger areas you might want to look into something like the dual-action dustmop we recommend above. Hope this helps!

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When using on carpet or anything similar, you will want to use the pulling method. Short deliberate strokes, pulled toward you, will give the best results on carpeting. This will help to build up the static charge and pull out the hair and dirt from deep in the carpet.

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I have a Williams Sonomoa broom that is terrific for undercupboards. My cabinets are painted and it is rounded with rounded protected ends. It was not inexpensive, but I am really pleased with it. I have a central vac, but this works better on the hardwood floors. Can never believe how much dust I sweep up, even with daily cleaning and only 2 of us in the home.

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Lift your stuff off the floor and put it up on shelves, in any room – think garage or laundry rooms. Get the detergents and fabric softeners on a shelf within reach. Treat yourself to storage shelving for your tools and make space for a garage studio or for your car.

Flagged Bristles—These are also called “feathered bristles” They are ideal for collecting small dust and debris, because they don’t snap back and scatter the dust that you’re trying to gather. They are frayed at the ends to collect small dust particles.

It does not require any special skills to install. In fact, the manufacturer provides an easy to follow instruction manual and 6 screws with their anchors to ensure strong and dependable wall mounting. Additional packs of screws and anchors are provided take care of any possible problems. Each unit comes with a microfiber cloth. The holes for screwing are too small and this may interfere with installation on certain types of walls.

Mine was repackaged as though it may have been a return. There was nothing enclosed showing a parts list, and therefore I couldn’t tell if everything was included. I returned it and purchased a different from Sears.