by Emily McBride
(last updated January 26, 2015)
It takes quite a bit of effort to keep your floor clean, so it can be very frustrating to start mopping and realize that your floor is just getting dirtier. The usual culprit for this problem is a dirty mop. The best way to clean a mop depends on what kind of mop you have. The most common types of mops are dust mops, mops with disposable pads, sponge mops, and string mops.
Dust mops are used to sweep the floor and do not get rid of spots.
Mops with disposable pads are the easiest to take care of and work best for the lighter mopping jobs.
Sponge mops are best used for sticky areas and all-purpose cleanings.
String mops are an older type of mop. They work well for tough jobs.
Maintaining your mop will help you to better maintain your floor. If these tips are not helping to get your mop clean, it may be time to get a new mop.
Remove Stubborn Stains Quickly Get everything looking clean again: Walls, floors, baseboards, counters, blinds, appliances, and more. Micro-scrubbers easily reach into surface grooves, lifting dirt away. This low-cost 8-pack is great for stubborn stains and touble areas. Check out Mr. Clean Magic Eraser 8-Pack today!
Have you ever thought about cleaning your old broom? Don't toss it out when it looks dirty—just clean it instead!Discover More
Mopping hard floors is an important part of their maintenance. A sponge mop is a convenient way to make sure your floors ...Discover More
To get a deep clean, you should mop your floor regularly. Which type of mop is best for your floor?Discover More
FREE SERVICE: Get tips like this every week in Cleaning Tips from Tips.Net. Enter your address and click "Subscribe."