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Swiffer Alternative



I've stopped using my Swiffer WetJet when I need to mop the floors. I still have the mop, but instead of paying through the nose for refill pads and solution, I use a face towel or washcloth and a 70/30 solution of hot water and white vinegar. It's kind of smelly, but it cuts the crud and the smell goes away in about 10-15 minutes. I've saved $45 in the last 3 months by doing this.

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  • Great idea! I don't have the wetjet but I use soft cloths moisten with home made cleaning solutions with my regular Swiffer. Saves money and keeps disposable pads out of landfills. - by JLTURNER4400
  • Or another alternative is to still buy the pads, but save by using inexpensive dollar store window cleaner which our laminate dealer says works just as well...and it does! - by DDOORN
  • I love this very GREEN tip! - by ABBINRMAL
  • never use dthe swiffer jet cuz I researched ingredients of solutiona nd found that it is one molecule away from anitfreeze:deadly to pets,, dogs and cats died from it.. - by PICKIE98

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