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Take cleaning seriously and dress for the job. Avoid loose clothing that will catch on handles or interfere with tools. Comfortable clothing that provides a free range of motion keeps the cleaner on the job longer, and more happily. Washable clothing is a must; a white cotton T-shirt or top will be easiest to keep stain-free.

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We were concerned that the Casabella’s denser bristles would make the broom harder to clean out with soap and water, but this wasn’t the case. Our pick was easy to clean out under the bathtub faucet with a little bit of dish soap, and we left it to dry overnight—good as new!

The material of broomstick varies from aluminum to wood and plastic. A wood broom will be heavy and durable, but it will not be easy to handle. The aluminum broom will weigh less but bends if light pressure is applied to it.

Mop no more than once a week. If your floors get particularly dirty thanks to children, pets, or lots of foot traffic, you may need to mop them every week. However, for most houses, try to mop your hardwood floors around twice a month.[1]

Get rid of clutter and make space for living. Now’s the time to put things away so you can find them later. We offer storage solutions at affordable prices and in styles you’ll adore. Take this storage opportunity to organize for peace of mind and clean lines around the house.

To make this product even more convenient and easy to use, it comes with an extendable handle that is designed to make the use and storage of this alternative quite easy. The extendable broom is purposely built to add versatility to this option.

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The kitchen is a pretty dirty place. We prepare all of our meals there, pets eat near the floor, and it is the prime hangout spot in most homes. For this reason, the floor gets pretty tore up in almost every instance. If you are using a regular broom to get it clean then you are working too hard. Save yourself incredible amounts of effort, and cut the time it takes in half. Your floor will be cleaner, and you will spend less time and energy to get it that way. You don’t need to struggle to sweep up any of those annoying messes, you just need a better tool. You can definitely find a broom for a cheaper price if you look at big box stores locally, but you will replace it sooner, and each time you use it, you will be expending extra energy and frustrating yourself for no reason. The next time you are looking to replace your current broom, try this one and you won’t be sorry. It is definitely the best broom for your kitchen, but it also works great on any other hard flooring surface, and it can even clean pet hair, or longer human hair, out of carpeting. It is tough enough to work outside on concrete without wearing down, yet gentle enough to be safe for expensive hardwood flooring too. Discover a faster and easier way to sweep, and have a high quality tool that will save you money because it lasts for years.

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Professional dry mops consist of a flat sheet of microfiber textile or sheets with a surface of looped yarn, usually about 15 cm (6 in) wide, and comes in variable lengths (usually 30–100 cm (12–39 in)).

Have you heard of the SWOPT system sold at Target? I was looking at them the other day and the features seem to match all your requirements, including a unique head connection to keep the broom attached and the ability to change out the handle if something were to break.

Glove sizing is not universal, so try them on. Look for specific men’s and women’s sizing. A one size fits all approach may be fine for some jobs, but gloves that are too big can slip off (often at the worst time). A glove that is too small or doesn’t fit right can cause something you are trying to avoid – blisters.

Collect, don’t scatter. The number one goal for dusting: to collect and remove dust, not scatter it. Forget images of flapping dust cloths. Instead, dust with the calm and controlled motions of a Tai Chi practitioner. Coax dust motes into your tools; don’t disperse them into the air so that they resettle on the surfaces you are trying to clean.

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 in. 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.

Step one: Get a good broom, and make sure it’s clean and in nice shape. “The idea is the bristles should be one-directional,” she says. In other words, if your broom’s bristles are all askew, like a porcupine on a bad hair day, consider investing in a new sweeper. Maker recommends the O-Cedar Angler Angle Broom, because she likes its quality, shape, and that its head can be unscrewed and removed for easier cleaning.

The bristles are strong and have split tips to make it easier to gather dust and small particles of dirt. They do not seem like they are likely to fray, and the broom head is surrounded by a rubber bumper that prevents damage occurring when cleaning near walls.

Do you remember when, early in the film, Amélie’s mother is shown polishing her apartment’s parquet with a pair of slippers? (It’s listed as one of the things Amandine Poulain likes, along with reorganizing her purse.) Well, a few years ago, I ran across a pair of these polishing slippers, and I must tell you that — unlike spying on shut-in neighbors, stalking strangers in photo booths, and playing mind games with co-workers like you have some kind of manic-pixie god complex — whimsical polishing slippers age just fine.

The bristles and broom head are made from 80% recycled materials and are specifically designed to make it beneficial for use in sweeping external areas, like the driveway or garage. The bristles around the outer edge are soft enough to gather fine particles, and the inner ones are stiffer to help collect larger debris.

A corn broom is what you’d expect a witch to ride on, with a bundle of fibers called a head tied to the end of a handle, which is generally made of wood. Corn broom heads, generally made of some kind of plant fibers, are attached directly to their handles. You can’t replace corn broom handles without taking the entire head apart; the bristles are glued and clamped to the handle and sewn together further down the head. The advantage of corn brooms is that they look and and feel like larger, stiffer indoor brooms, and are easy to use for small areas, light debris, and when sweeping out tight corners.

A good broom and dustpan is a requirement for any home, but even for a basic household item like this one, finding the perfect choice can be difficult. The more useful a product is, the more options the market has available for sale. To make it easier for you to choose the best option, we put together a list of things to consider when shopping for your next purchase.

Rather than looking for a specific type of frame, we considered anything easily maneuverable that could reach underneath furniture and into corners, with a sturdy handle and a smooth steering mechanism that’s easy to control. We wanted a dust mop cover that could be removed without getting dust everywhere, one that could hold a lot of debris before needing to be washed, and one that could survive dozens of washings. We also factored in the price of the a new cover, because it will have to be replaced eventually—$10 should be plenty.

Back pain can make bending over to sweep unbearable, but luckily the Casabella Quick ‘N Easy Upright enables you to keep floors spick-and-span without strain on your spine. The dustpan stays upright on its own, so all you have to do is corral the mess.

Of the dust mops we tested, the O-Cedar was by far the most effective dust mop at picking up dust. Each side could pick up a teaspoon of flour, a test many dust mops failed. Using both sides, the O-Cedar picked up a whole tablespoon (3 teaspoons) of flour, a feat no other dust mop we tested could match. The O-Cedar cleaned 500 square feet of my Brooklyn apartment at its dirtiest—twice—before finally needing a wash. For comparison, only one other dust mop could go this long between cleanings, and the Swiffer Sweeper needed six disposable sheets to clean the same mess.

I’m with you on not throwing dustmop cloths in with clothes… seems like a bad idea to me… I actually have yet to wash my dust mop cloth, because so far, I’ve done a good enough job of getting the biggest and baddest stuff with the regular broom+dustpan, so all I’ve had to do with the dustmop cloth to clean it is shake it out outside… but, eventually, it *will* need washing, and at that point, I think the best bet is to just put it on its own cycle or have a separate washbasin handy (which I don’t have, so I’ll probably just end up hand-washing it in the kitchen sink).

If dusty cleaning implements offend you, you can clean plastic brooms with hot water and bleach. Cleaning corn brooms is trickier because if they stay too wet for too long, they’ll mildew. The Martha Stewart juggernaut suggests that you “Clean the bristles by running them over a stiff edge, such as a deck stair or a front stoop,”… that is, put the dirt back on the places you were trying to clean with your outdoor broom in the first place. You can’t win.

Nothing beats kicking back near the glow of your backyard fire pit. It’s the Paul Bunyan-style log-splitting that’s a drag. You can split logs up to 20 inches long and 10 inches in diameter like butter with this 5-ton machine. It features a 15 amp induction motor and will run on regular household current, eliminating the need for fuel and the fumes that come with it. The compact machine can be easily moved by one person and comes with a six foot extension cord for added convenience. Two-handed operation keeps your hands clear of danger, requiring you to initiate the splitting away from the blade. It’s no hardcore 27-ton hydraulic splitter, but it’s also not going to cost you three times as much.