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    Default Steam mops...

    I'm thinking about getting one. Mops are disgusting and floor cleaner is expensive, getting the floors to dry streak free before the kids get to them....the whole process takes too long.
    What are your recomendations for brands?
    whats good/bad about them?

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    I have been considering the same thing. Subbing


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    It depends what type of flooring you have. If you have tiles then go for it, if you have hardwood or floating floors then no way!

    I had one for the floors that had pads thay hooked on and the hooks ended up scratching my floors so check for that

    Try and get one with a big water reservoir-it means less refilling and less waiting to steam.

    Make sure its lightweight so its easy to move around.

    As for on hardwood floors- ths steam-and the water- can cause the floorboards to buckle and warp.

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    we have tiles in wet areas and floating floorboards in kitchen area. :/ i thought floating floors were designed to keep water out? we havent had buckling of any kind with normal mopping?
    Are the other attatchments that come with some of the brands any good? like the steam wand that can clean ur sinks/windows/ect....is it really easier?
    Thanks for the advice.

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    We have a bissel steam mop. It's great on our tiles.

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    So if the water and steam means your floorboards will warp does that mean I cant mop with hot water? I woulda thought the steam mops would be better cause it dries quicker so the water isn't sitting there waiting to be absorbed.

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    Subbing I am wanting one as well as have just moved into a bigger house with tiles and think the steam mop will be quicker and easier then normal mopping

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    Its because the steam is so hot it opens up the wood to allow the water in

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    I have a Kenwood at home for mopping tiles and an Aldi one at DH's office for mopping the floating floors. Love them both. Actually like the Aldi one better because the head is triangular. Had no problem with using steam on the floating floors at all.


 

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