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When you’ve been down the cleaning aisle of your local hardware store you might have noticed that there are a number of different kinds of string mopheads and not known the difference.
Here is a guide to string mopheads.
Cotton mopheads are very absorbent and work well for cleaning water on hard floors (tile, wood, concrete, etc.).
Rayon mopheads are stronger and release liquids more effectively. They work very well for applying finishes and using harsh cleaning products.
Synthetic mopheads are very strong and so they are a good choice in cleaning rough surfaces.
Blended mopheads (rayond and polyester and sometimes cotton) are the most durable. They are multipurpose tools.
Pumice stones are a great tool to improve the look of your toilet bowl. They take out the greyish line that the standing water in the bowl etches in over time. They also work on the rust stains that sometimes appear vertically from the water holes under the rim. Simply wet the stone and rub. Don't be afraid of scratching the surface. They really work!
Organize your pantry and food storage. Those cans and packets that you haven't used in a few years--make space for the new! Be sure to recycle.
Okay, here's one you've been putting off for awhile. Spring is a great time to clean out your refrigerator. Don't forget to wipe off the bottoms of jars before you put them back.
Here are a few out of the way places you may not get to vacuum on a regular basis: under the cushions on your couches, under the couches themselves, and behind book shelves and other heavier wood pieces that sit against the wall,
Okay, here's one I bet you haven't done since... ever! Pick a rainy Saturday afternoon and dust off or vacuum the tops of all your books. Then take them off the shelf and dust behind where they usually stand. Do not sit down and read! Now didn't that feel good?
Spring is a good time to go through your closet and take any clothes that you haven't worn in a year to the Goodwill.! Let your closet breathe!
Clean or replace the filters in your home: stove vent, vacuum cleaner, dishwasher, furnace, humidifier, dryer, and air conditioner. Many of these can be washed in a dishwasher.
Spring is a good time to clean mattresses. In Japan traditionally they take their futons outside and beat them in the spring. For our mattresses, vacuuming them with an upholstery attachment will do the job.