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    Floors....

    Anyone have any tips/tricks/products for keeping the floors clean more easily? I sweep with a short broom and dustpan with a handle, and vaccum the patch of rug. I can mop but usually leave it up to an AB.
    just curious if theres something I don't know about.
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    These are what I use most of the time and then a regular vacuum when needed.
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    Swifter

    BIg fan of the swifter and i have a Kerby that is self propelled that works for the rugs. Mopping is easier but its slower being I have to lock and unlock some many times
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    I'm a huge fan of the Swiffer too. Much more efficient than a broom as the junk actually gets picked up by the cloth instead of blowing around the floor.

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    When I use the wet swiffer my wood floors look dull and streaky. Maybe I'm using the wrong kind?
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    Quote Originally Posted by addiesue View Post
    When I use the wet swiffer my wood floors look dull and streaky. Maybe I'm using the wrong kind?
    same w/ us on our pergo. looks like shit. only real way to clean them is scrubbing them. ours are mahogony color, dark. so everything shows
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    Quote Originally Posted by addiesue View Post
    When I use the wet swiffer my wood floors look dull and streaky. Maybe I'm using the wrong kind?
    I don't use the wet ones either, or if I do it is only on linoleum that I have in the bath and kitchen. For my wood floors I just dampen one of the dry swiffer cloths and use it that way, so there are no chemicals being spread around.

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    That dry swiffer is great for floors only thing with my dogs I have to change cloths before I finish the house.
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    Dry swiffer doesn't really work on my floors since one of my dogs has long fur. I use one of these for quick touch-ups http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?actio...077&lpage=none. The nice thing about this product, is that the cover can be washed and then reused which makes it cheaper to use than a swiffer in the long run.

    Also, I heard something about using a wet swiffer was dangerous around pets (especially cats) since it can get onto their paws and then into their systems whenever they lick their swiffer coated paws.

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