Best Floor Cleaning Tools

New Innovative Floor Cleaning Supplies

Spring cleaning can be a drudge, but it doesn't have to be. Learn about the latest products that will make your next cleaning job, fast, fun, and easy! You'll enjoy them so much that you will want to use them throughout the year to keep your home sparkling clean and healthy. You will be able to get dirt, dust, grime from the mysterious spills over the winter, human and pet hair, dead skin cells, bacteria, viruses, pollen, and allergens out of your house. Your place will not only look cleaner, but the air will be cleaner, and your attitude will be lighter for it. You may also be healthier.

Let these new and innovative tools help make spring cleaning faster and easier, so you can get on with enjoying your clean house and be ready for the warmer weather.

Blue Magic 360 Spin Mop

If you are still using an old mop, you need to try out the Blue Magic 360 spin mop. It is newly designed for 2014, spins 360 degrees for you to get your floor really clean, and wrings out that icky water so you don't have to get your hands dirty.

The mop is a microfiber cloth that can be thrown in the washer to wash in the gentle cycle. Save the environment by not using the disposable cloths. You can use it wet or dry to sweep and mop up your dirty floors quickly and easily. The unique micro-fibers used in the mop head resist wear, fight bacteria and clean without scratching floors or delicate surfaces. The package includes two mop heads.

The heavy duty bucket helps hold your water, and dries out your mop without getting your hands dirty. The spinner part is made of stainless steel to be really sturdy. You can either handle press or pedal to spin the water out of your mop.

The bucket and the handle come in either pink or blue, so you can enjoy looking at your mop while you are cleaning.

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Dual Action Microfiber Flip Mop

If you want to save money, then this dual action microfiber flip mop is for you. It is dual purpose, since you can use both sides. One side is microfiber, and the other side is chenille. It is easy to flop it over from one side to another. The mop is also washable for up to 100 times. The refills are sold separately so you do not need to buy a whole new mop.

You can use it dry to attract dust, dirt, and hair. It is great for hardwood floors. You can rotate it 360 degrees to get under furniture and tight spaces. You can also use it on damp floors. The directions say you only need water, but you can use vinegar and water for a thorough clean. You can mop it on one side, then flip it over and dry the floor with the other side.

The dual action microfiber flip mop flips over so you can switch from the chenille to microfiber part and back.
The dual action microfiber flip mop flips over so you can switch from the chenille to microfiber part and back. | Source

iRobot Roomba 780 Vacuum Cleaning Robot for Pets and Allergies

iRobot Roomba 780 Vacuum Cleaning Robot for Pets and Allergies

Haven't you always wished you could get a robot to do your cleaning for you? Well, now you can. Simply turn on this robot and let it do your vacuuming for you. It just goes around from room to room to clean up your dirt, dust, allergens, and that dreaded pet hair. It works on hard wood floors and shag carpets. It has dual HEPA filters to keep the tiny particles from returning to the air.

The Roomba continues to be revised and improved to better serve your needs. It is programmable, so you can schedule regular cleanings. It comes with a remote control, so you don't even have to get up to tell it what to do.

It has a longer battery life than the previous Roomba versions. It has a light housekeeping feature that you can run every day that will only run for 25 minutes for each room. You can also program virtual walls to keep it out of areas you don't want cleaned.

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Gruene Clean System Steam Mop & Hand Held Steamer w/ Attachments

Gruene Clean System Steam Mop & Hand Held Steamer w/ Attachments

A steam in this steam mop kills the bacteria and viruses in your home without having to use harsh chemicals. You will save money on all the chemicals you no longer need to buy. You don't even need to buy mop heads, since you can use standard terry cloths.

This system does so much more than wood, vinyl, and tile floors. It converts to a hand held steamer so you can clean your furniture. You can use it to wash your windows. In fact, you can use it outside the house, in the workshop, the garage, the car, and the boat. The round brush lets you clean things like golf clubs, rims, and auto parts. Customer reviews show just how versatile this system is. It has been used on trash cans, toilet, doorknobs, cupboard doors, stove\oven, bathtub, refrigerator, showers, kitchen counter tops, sinks, even baseboard heaters which are virtual traps for dirt and debris.

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Dyson DC65 Animal Upright Vacuum Cleaner

Dyson DC65 Animal Upright Vacuum Cleaner

Dyson is a brand known for quality vacuuming products. Their Animal Upright Vacuum Cleaner has a long cord, a long hose, has great maneuverability, and is lightweight, making it easy to get around in your home. It's radial root cyclone technology and self-adjusting cleaner head seals in the suction and drives bristles deeper into carpets and still manages to clean hard floors. It removes dirt and hair from your floors. It comes with a lot of attachments so you can clean upholstery and other items.

It is quiet and has two washable filters.

Floor Cleaning Tools

(click column header to sort results)
   
type of floors  
manual or electric  
wet or dry  
Blue Magic 360 Spin Mop
hardwood, vinyl, tile
manual
both
Dual Action Microfiber Flip Mop
hardwood, vinyl, tile
manual
both
iRobot Roomba Vacuum Cleaning Robot
carpet, hardwood, vinyl, tile
electric
dry
Gruene Clean System Steam Mop & Hand Held Steamer
carpet, hardwood, vinyl, tile, upholstery, windows, lots of other things
electric
both
Dyson DC65 Animal Upright Vacuum
carpet, hardwood, vinyl, tile, upholstery
electric
dry

Which of these floor cleaning tools is your favorite?

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Clean Your Floors with these New Innovative Tools

No matter what kind of floor covering you have, you want your floors to be clean enough to eat off of, to have them shiny and sparkling and reflect well on your housekeeping skills, but you don't want to spend all day cleaning. Using these new and innovative tools will help you get the job done quickly so you can go about your day.

While some of them require additional purchases in the form of mop heads, they are reusable, so future cash outlay can be kept at a minimum. You will also avoid having to throw away a lot of disposable products into the landfills.

Depending on the kind of floors you have, you can choose the right combinations of these floor cleaning tools that fit best for your situation.

© 2014 Shasta Matova

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Best New Floor Cleaning Mops and Vacuums 18 comments

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Millionaire Tips 20 months ago from USA Author

Thanks for your endorsement Rochelle and your additional recommendation! Next time I need a vac, I'll look into the Lynx.


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Rochelle Frank 21 months ago from California Gold Country

I do like the spin mop and bucket, it works surprisingly well. I have a big kitchen floor. I also have a cordless lightweight upright vac with a rechargeable battery. (Hoover Lynx) It's great on a hard floor or carpet, especially for pet hair and crumbs.


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Millionaire Tips 2 years ago from USA Author

Thank you for your visit ecogranny. The worst part of mopping for me is wringing out the mop. This squeezing mechanism makes it so much easier!


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ecogranny 2 years ago from San Francisco

Even though I have a mopping robot, every now and then I need a mop and bucket, and that spinning mop with its squeezing mechanism looks like a good deal. Thanks for all the tips here.


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Millionaire Tips 2 years ago from USA Author

Thanks Bill. I hope your floors are squeaky clean from now on.


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DrBillSmithWriter 2 years ago from Hollister, MO

Boy did I need these tips! Thanks for sharing!! ;-)


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Millionaire Tips 2 years ago from USA Author

I'm sorry you can't find that mop in Malaysia. It is available on Amazon here, and I have found it at certain stores at well. Hopefully you can find a reasonable substitute.

Thanks grand old lady. There are plenty of ways to clean a floor. It is important to keep your floors clean to avoid slipping on anything, or stepping on something and hurting your foot if you are walking barefoot. Also it keeps children and pets from eating things they shouldn't.


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grand old lady 2 years ago from Philippines

The floor cleaning robot sounds good, but the Dyson Vac may sound better. This is a good collection of cleaning options.


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peachpurple 2 years ago from Home Sweet Home

that mop , i can;t find it here.


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Millionaire Tips 2 years ago from USA Author

Thanks Jo. I hope you enjoy your shopping experience and find the vacuum cleaner that works best for you. Let us know what you got if you get a chance.


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jo miller 2 years ago from Tennessee

I've already checked out the steam mop. Also like the information about the Dyson Vac. as we're looking for a new vacuum.

Thanks for all the useful information.


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creativelycc 2 years ago from Maine

This is a very informative hub on the many different cleaning apparatus. I especially like the vacuum robot! Excellent reviews!


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Vellur 2 years ago from Dubai

I must try out the spin mop, useful and informative hub. These mops make cleaning a real breeze. Thank you for sharing and voted up.


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Suzanne Day 2 years ago from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Anything that makes housework easier has to be good! I like the look of the Dual Action Microfiber Flip Mop as I often want to clean a tiled floor and mop it afterwards. I've tried the Robovac, which would be good for pet hair but unfortunately didn't have strong enough suction for my (messy) needs. Voted useful!


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teaches12345 2 years ago

I was wondering about some of these supplies. I may have to try the dual action flip mop. Thanks for the comparisons - saves me time!


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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA

I like the idea of the flip mop. I may have to try that.


sheilamyers 2 years ago

These all sound like great products. Thanks for sharing the information, especially about the Dual Action Flip Mop. I sweep my hardwood floors with a dust mop and then use a regular mop to wash them. I'll have to try to find the Flip Mop and give it a try.


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billybuc 2 years ago from Olympia, WA

Always good stuff for any homeowner to know. Thanks for the recommendations.

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