Survey: Swiffer or mop?

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Hey Hometalkers! Come join in on the survey! What do you prefer to use to clean your floor - Swiffer or mop? And why?
  28 answers
  • Hillela G. Hillela G. on Mar 14, 2017
    I prefer swiffer too! But to be fair, my husband's the one using it most of the time

  • William William on Mar 14, 2017
    I use a mop! Got a Swiffer sample in the mail to review, tried it out, then went over with a mop. The mop won! Great for spot cleaning. Once a month I use a mop, ammonia/water to remove floor wax and a sponge mop to put new wax down. Can't do that with a Swiffer.

  • Laurie Laurie on Mar 14, 2017
    Definitely Swiffer! Can be wet or dry to get dirt or dust! Nmoving dirt around - when it gets dirty, just toss! Perfect!

  • Marianne Walker Marianne Walker on Mar 15, 2017
    The Swifter for sure

  • Fran Berman Fran Berman on Mar 15, 2017
    Swiffer is quicker and no washing after just throw away the wipes sheet.

  • Peggy Henderson Peggy Henderson on Mar 16, 2017
    SWIFFER for vinyl planking at work and home!

  • Shirley Shirley on Mar 16, 2017
    I much prefer mop. Swiffer leaves a film on your floor.

  • Kandy Scott Kandy Scott on Mar 16, 2017
    Mop...Doesn't make sense to me to PAY for something that isn't as efficient as mop. I feel the same way about paper towels. I would rather wash my mop head and rags than keep buying them.

  • Lynn Lynn on Mar 16, 2017
    Swiffer for quick clean up. Mop for a better clean up. I'm not a fan of the Swiffer scent. Wish they'd change scent or give the consumer a few other choices.

  • Fho3960399 Fho3960399 on Mar 16, 2017
    Swiffer!! . Hands and knees with a bucket for deep cleaning

  • Donna Donna on Mar 16, 2017
    Swiffer - absolutely

  • Tami Stone Tami Stone on Mar 16, 2017
    Swiffer is only good for picking up the loose stuff, like dust & it's too much of a pain in the butt to get out for a small clean up. Only if I'm in a bit of a hurry do I use mine.

  • MaryAnn B MaryAnn B on Mar 16, 2017
    I use a Swiffer for quick clean up, but I feel I can get a deep down clean with a spin mop!

  • Angela Angela on Mar 17, 2017
    Got an electric steam mop for my tiled floors, much better.

  • Kay Kay on Mar 17, 2017
    I use an electric steam mop with a vinegar and water mixture. Clean and freshen at the same time you are removing the dirt!

  • Karen Brunck Karen Brunck on Mar 18, 2017
    Both. I use the mop for weekly cleaning, then the swiffer in between.

  • Joyce Alcorn Hall Joyce Alcorn Hall on Mar 18, 2017
    I use the dry Swiffer to go over floors between moppings, but use a steam mop for wet mopping.

  • Ginny Musco Ginny Musco on Mar 18, 2017
    I have a large kitchen and a stiffer doesn't do the job, I use a sponge mop.

  • Angela Angela on Mar 18, 2017
    I have used the ones mentioned by others - but prefer my old Bee sponge mop above all of them

  • Carolyn Vick Carolyn Vick on Mar 18, 2017
    Mop, mop, mop (sponge or rag). Only way for me to do a deep clean. I do use swiffer for a quick a quick dusting of the floor if I don't have time for actual mopping.

    • Katherine Anne Katherine Anne on Mar 19, 2017
      I'm with Carolyn, a good mom is the only way to truly clean the floor and you can do quick topical sweeps with the Swiffer for spit cleaning in between.Otherwise it really doesn't get clean and it's visually apparent.

  • Robie Williams Robie Williams on Mar 19, 2017
    Steam mop my ceramic tile floors with vinegar and water. A Swiffer leaves my floors sticky.

  • Grace Grace on Mar 19, 2017
    A regular mom because the Swiffer is only good for small things and don't really clean that well. The Swiffer isn't all that great what I've found

  • Grace Grace on Mar 19, 2017
    A regular mop is better for a good mop cleaning, I've found that Swiffer doesn't work that well, but great for small clean ups.

  • Andrea Loker Andrea Loker on Mar 19, 2017
    teens and pets, I have worn out mops, and swiffers. Weekly cleaning mop and vacumming. Stiffer only for quick pick up.

  • Linda Knittel Linda Knittel on Mar 19, 2017
    Swiffer, I find a mop only moves dirt around. If I want it really clean, I get on my knees and scrub. That's the cleanest

  • Hands and knees for a good scrub in bathrooms and kitchen. Swiffer every night before bed in between scrubbings. With 6 dogs and 6 cats, hair is everywhere, all the time! Just washed all the curtains this week too . . . ☺

  • Patinbr Patinbr on Mar 19, 2017
    I clean homes for a living and we vacuum 1st. Then we wet (string) mop 2 times and never put the dirty mop in our mop solution. We rinse all the dirt out under running water and put the clean mop in the cleaning solution to make sure it is really clean and this puts a cleaner on the mop for the floors. Then we swiffer and you would not believe the stuff that is still on the floors that the dry swiffer will pick up. And I use an excellent vacuum and a Mainstay Rayon Mope from Wal- mart. If the head is to lg. for you to squeeze out turn upside down and cut out some of the strings so it fits your hands. I choose Rayon because the strings do not come off like cotton mops.

  • Joyce Joyce on Mar 19, 2017
    Definitely a Swiffer. I love the smell of the moist pads and how clean and shiny it leaves the floor and no dirty water to contend with.