Do you use a swifter for cleaning your floors?

@Sherry12 (2475)
United States
May 7, 2007 9:55am CST
I love my swifter floor cleaner, it is so easy to use. I've also discovered you can use paper towels on it, instead of the expensive towels that you can buy specially for it. But, I'm wondering if this really gets my floors as clean as a good old fashioned mop. Any thoughts?
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@speedy1279 (2667)
• United States
14 May 07
Yes I use two different ones. I have the swifter sweeper with the vacuum on the front and I have a swifter wetjet. I don't think I could live without them. They make floor cleaning so easy. I use to hate having to fill up a bucket of mop water to clean my floors because two different things would happen almost everytime. One my floors would never get cleaned because I would wait until every room was cleaned so I could do all the floors at the same time. Or I would try to clean the floors as the rooms were cleaned and then by the time I got to the last room my water would be cold. So I finally broke down and purchased the swifters. Life has been so much easier since. Now I don't have to worry about cold water ever again.
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@Sherry12 (2475)
• United States
14 May 07
I've been thinking about swifter sweeper with the vacuum. I think that I'm going to have to get one.
@carolscash (9500)
• United States
7 May 07
I love my Swiffer too! I have never heard of putting paper towels on it. How do you get that to clean your floors? I seen in one discussion that they spray it with vinegar and water. Is that all you use? My husband doesn't like the smell of vinegar. I think my floors are cleaner with it than the old mop. It seems to just move the dirt around.
@Sherry12 (2475)
• United States
14 May 07
You can use any kind of cleaner. I sometimes spray 409 on the floor and them use my swifter. Just pretend instead of using a cleaning agent and getting down on your hands and knees that you are using the swifter instead. So spray your favorite cleaner on the floor and then run the swifter over it.
• United States
7 May 07
I love my swiffer!!!! I use paper towels too. I just spray stuff with vinegar and water and wipe it with my paper towel swiffer! Much cheaper.
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@mamacathie (3929)
• United States
7 May 07
I love my Swiffer. It is so convenient and that is what I want. I believe it gets floors cleaner because it doesn't spread it like regular mops but it sort of sticks to the pad. It is so much easier and I know my floors are cleaner because when using a regular mop, I didn't mop them as often. :-)
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@lightningMD (5932)
• United States
7 May 07
I love my swifter sweeper too. It is great for quick clean-ups. I have never tried using paper towels thyat would save alot of money. THanks for that great tip. I still use and old fashioned mop once every month or so. Just incase,but the swifter seems to work very well.
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