Keeping your home clean and sanitary is important for your home to serve as the safe and protected home base that it should. What do you imagine the dirtiest part of your home is? Maybe you think the kitchen since cooking happens all the time and messes are bound to happen. Or maybe your bathroom… for obvious reasons. But you may be surprised to learn one of the dirtiest areas of your home is actually your floors. To keep your floors spotless here are the three essential pieces of equipment that you need.

A Mop

The first thing that you need to clean your floors spotlessly every single time is a mop. Mopping is a necessity for your floors, but one that many homeowners fail to do. Unlike sweeping or vacuuming your floors, mopping doesn’t just remove debris from the floors, but actually sanitizes your floor to remove germs and bacteria that can cause illness. There are mop options that are as basic as the classic mop or that feature new technology such as, spray jet action or single-use mop pads which help to avoid spreading germs. Whatever solution you find that is right for you is the one you should go with.


Another crucial piece of equipment that you need to clean your floors is a vacuum cleaner. While mopping can sometimes be enough, if you have any sort of larger debris, dust, hair, dander, or food crumbs on your floor, you need to get those up and off the ground as well. You should vacuum every room in your home after decluttering to pick up all the little pieces you may have missed. You should vacuum your floors before you mop them to remove the large debris before sanitizing the floors for the most effective clean possible.

A Broom

The final thing that you need to keep your floors clean is a great broom. Sometimes, a vacuum won’t be able to get into the tight, strangely shaped, and hard-to-reach areas of your home. A broom is the only tool you are going to need to get into these hard-to-reach places and remove the debris. Leaving large crumbs, hair, dander, and debris sitting on your floors will create more germs and problems down the line.

Your floors in your home can be some of the dirtiest surfaces in your home. If you don’t have the proper equipment, keeping your floors clean is going to be nearly impossible. Make sure that you have these three items to keep your floors spotlessly clean.

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