Brooms are available in the market of all types, configuration, and sizes. It helps to fulfill all the challenges for sweeping. They are made up of various bristles such as natural fibers such as straw or corn. Many people consider the plastic fibers because they can be cleaned easily and perfect for wet and dry surfaces.

The mounting brackets were not in the original package but customer service was very friendly and apologetic and sent them immediately. I love this rack. Make sure it is really solidly mounted though. I had a hard time getting the screws in so drilled the holes a little bigger – big mistake. The rack fell off the wall once it had tools on it. It has excellent storage capacity and versatility and is very solid. I want another one.

Cleaning Tip: I use my Libman Wonder® Mop for my floors and when it finally is ready to think about a discard, I do not discard. I take it to my 24 above ground pool and use it to mop the sides and floor of the pool. Then when I am, again thinking of discarding, I use it to stain on my back deck. It does it so efficiently and without killing my 74 year old back.

Organize all your yard tools with the Monkey Bar Large Yard Tool Rack. This rack will securely store 12-20 yard-tools off the floor. Only 4 screws into 2 studs 48” apart, and you’re finished. No longer do you have to hang yard-tools on nails on the wall where studs exist; this gives you the versatility to store everything off the ground and regain valuable floor space. This rack does not limit you on the size of yard-tools; you can hang a wheel barrow, shovels, rakes, weed eaters, leaf blowers, and hedge clippers.

The O-Cedar’s cover isn’t the easiest to remove—that honor goes to the Full Circle Mighty Mop and the Scotch-Brite Microfiber Floor Mop, which have convenient folding mechanisms but were worse at cleaning. Use when unsticking the O-Cedar’s Velcro—that can send a puff of pollutants into the air. (Other dust mops with full Velcro heads, like the Simplee Cleen and the Bona, had a particularly bad problem with this.) Once the Velcro is gently undone, slip the cover off the frame and throw it straight in the wash.

If your beautiful tree-lined property just means you’ve got a horrendous mess of soggy leaves to clear, consider shredding them for quick compost. This machine features five settings (from coarse to super-fine) and will turn 11 bags of wet or dry leaves, pine needles, grass clippings, or paper into a bag of mulch in no time. A variable speed motor (5 AMP to 8 AMP) allows you to customize the power you’re using, and the included stand makes room for a collection bin beneath.

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The Up & Up dustpan has a bright green rubber lip that measures 8.5 inches across, two inches less than the OXO. It’s a bit too narrow for the Casabella’s head, but all the dustpan sets we tested had the same problem (except for one, which was expensive and not great at sweeping). Thanks to its stiff, wedge-shaped lip, the Up & Up outperformed all the other sets—even those with wider mouths—in our sweeping tests.

The O’Cedar Push Broom’s head doesn’t have a pair conventional screw-in holes. Instead, it has what the manufacturer calls a “Maxi-Lok® technology and anti-rotation socket”—a star-shaped socket with a nut on top. The good thing about the Maxi-Lok is that the handle doesn’t come unscrewed during sweeping, and users don’t complain about the handle breaking. But here’s the catch: If the connection does fail, you have to buy a whole new broom—it’s not possible to buy a replacement Maxi-Lok handle, and replacing it with any other handle isn’t going to happen, either.

Material. Some materials are more hardwearing than others, so check the materials in comparison to the price and in accordance with how long you want the broom to last. This should not kinky include the broom handle and head, but also the bristles.

Over the past six months, we spent 125 hours researching 215 brooms, dustpans, and dust mops, and testing 36 of them firsthand. We interviewed cleaning experts, surveyed hundreds of readers, worked with a panel of testers to clean two New York City spaces all winter, and even literally counted the bristles of some of the best brooms we found. After narrowing our search down to 14 brooms (half of which have dustpans), 12 dust mops, 15 different dust mop heads, and 10 dustpans (eight of which have brushes), we’ve found the best sweeping tools you can buy.

If you need something heavy-duty for the garage or a high-traffic location, the Carlisle Lobby Set is perfect for handling big messes rapidly. It won’t leave the floors clean enough to eat off, but it can make quick work of garden soil, broken glass, and larger trash.

5 dollars isnt much, but these arent even worth that! just go to the hardware store or home depot these suck, one broke, one is currently working but we will see how long that is… 5 dollars for one working(for now) hook?!?! bad deal!

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What chemicals do you use to clean the dust mop’s microfiber without destroying the microfibers ? I’m not sure on the additives but I do know that oils clog the fibers holes. Also can someone tell me if microfibers are naturally electrostatically charged or does it require a chemical coating? It would be cool if you did a article on the science of microfibers and how to care for them. Your research and reviews are great

The next best thing to owning all the right tools is knowing exactly where to find them when you need them. Wall-mounted tool organizers and wall hooks keep your yard tools and other gear, like bicycles, off the ground and extremely accessible.

It is one of the improved angler brooms with double bristle technology. It will help you to do the cleaning of all types of dirt and even reach to hard areas. The long angled bristles are modern, sleek and make sweeping easy out of corners, under walls r cabinets, it features wide mouth along with a dust pan which helps to pick up more dirt. The broom is environment-friendly and made up of fine recycled plastic which will collect more dust. The attached dust pan makes handling easy and convenient. Soft bristles will help you to collect dust in a fine way.

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The $10 OXO Good Grips Dustpan and Brush Set is a whisk-style brush set with very soft bristles that fling particles. The dustpan is similar to our pick, with that excellent contoured lip—but it is narrower and lacks the comfortable handle, and it’s paired with a terrible brush that isn’t worth the extra $4. According to our survey, most people don’t want a whisk brush, and this set wasn’t good enough to change our minds.

Lift the mop and let excess water drip off. Once you’ve given it plenty of time to soak, lift your mop and hold it above the bucket. Mops often absorb way more water than they need, so hold your mop up for 2 to 3 seconds to let excess liquid fall back into the bucket.[5]

The best dustpan to pair with the Casabella Wayclean Wide Angle Broom is the $6 OXO Good Grips Clip-On Dustpan. The OXO clips onto our favorite broom’s handle, and its 10.5-inch-wide mouth is big enough to match the Casabella. It also sits flush with the floor to stop dust from slipping past, and its deep ridge keeps stuff from spilling out. Our panel unanimously agreed it was the best dustpan we tested; it took the fewest sweeps and left the least residue behind.

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I found that a broom’s performance isn’t related to its price, or even its brand. The Garrett Wade Heavy Duty Garden and Garage Broom was a top performer among corn brooms, while the Garrett Wade Angled Bristle Outdoor Patio Broom crumbled almost as soon as a tester touched it, losing three bundles of bristles in 15 minutes. The $14 Quickie Bulldozer performed better than the $45 Weiler Palmyra Fiber Garage Brush. A broom that cost less than $20 performed better than a $45 model, and one of our top picks is sold by the same firm that offers a broom that shed bundles of bristles as soon as it touched the ground.

Casabella’s $9 Dustpan & Brush Set is similar to the Wayclean set mentioned above, but is the absolute worst we tested. It took more than 14 sweeps to get all the cat litter into the pan, when every other pan we tested took six or fewer.

Matt Hamilton, the American curler, said he discovered that he was able to generate greater force by holding the broom more upright. Kennedy, the Canadian curler, said he learned that pressure was more important than stroke rate. So now he sacrifices speed for the sake of power.

OXO– was founded by Sam Farber in 1990, with the aim of making easy-to-use kitchen utensils. (He chose the name OXO because it reads the same in every direction.) The tools are ergonomically designed. They now market over 1000 products—cookware, cleaning and laundry, gardening, and child care. They were sold to General Housewares Corporation in 1992, and then bought by Helen of Troy, Ltd., in 2004.

The O’Cedar 24″ Multi-Surface Push Broom ($23) is not totally perfect, but it is the best outdoor broom for most people. Out of all the brooms sampled, it was the closest to flawless. It has a lot going for it: a sturdy handle, excellent balance for its three-pound weight and 62” length, and an ability to easily move all kinds of materials with its 24-inch-long, 3.5-inch wide head. The head and bristles are synthetic, so you can sweep up wet or dry debris. In the head, an outer row of fine fibers combines with an inner core of coarse fibers. The mix makes it flexible enough to catch bits of dust, but it still has the stiffness and strength to move piles of sand, leaves stuck in the deck, or flighty pine needles. The black metal handle has a hook-hole at the end for storage, and the handle is secured to the head with a unique anti-rotation socket that prevents it from working its way loose (a common source of irritation with these tools). In a product category where a lot of items share a similar set of features, an unusually solid socket really sets this tool apart.