Microfiber Wet Mop Method – How to Wet Mop
Microfiber wet mops are super effective tools for cleaning. I’m going to show you some best practices with these so you can get the most out of the products you have. These same methods you can apply to small spaces like a personal home all the way up to large surfaces like gym floors and auditoriums.
If I’m not trying to disinfect, I prefer to just use water because sometimes cleaning solutions can leave residue that get the floor dirtier quicker. So fill up your sink with hot water. Add some cleaner if you want. And toss enough pads in there for the size of the job. You can also use our Mop Bucket or Charging Bucket You want the mop to be damp, not sopping wet. It needs space between the fibers to pick up dirt and dust.
Put the mop pad on the floor. Attach the handle. Adjust the handle to the correct height. You want it to come up right under your chin so you don’t have to bend over or over extend your arms. Trying to save as much physical work as we can.
Start in the far corner of the room and work your way back to the door. Work the mop in a figure eight motion. That keeps a leading edge moving forward so you are able to collect all the large debris.
These mops are super easy to maneuver because they swivel around. You can get in to clean places like under furniture or between appliances.
At the end you might have a line of debris along that leading edge we mentioned earlier. That’s pretty typical if you didn’t dust mop or vacuum first. No problem though. Just use a damp cloth and pick it all up.
Remember the key points of moisture level in the pads and that figure eight maneuvering and you’ll be golden.
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