What Kind of Mops Does My Business Need?

  • January 28, 2019
  • Mops
  • Golden West
different types of mops

There are different types of mops available in the market today, but which one will work best for your business? We have the answer right here.

Different floors have different cleaning requirements. Some may require regular brushing and hardcore scrubbing, while others could do with regular vacuuming. However your floor is maintained, chances are, a mop is an essential part of the cleaning routine. But not every mop delivers the same results, and certain floor types are more suited for specific types of mops.

How exactly do you know which one fits your needs best?

Different Types of Mops

The best way to know which of the different types of mops suits your needs best is to understand what the options are and how to utilize them best:

Dust Mops

As the name implies, dust mops are designed for dry surface cleaning and picking up dust and dry debris off of your floors. They come in a variety of materials, including microfiber, which are made of the tiniest strands of fabric that can enter the tiniest gaps on your floor surface, and pick up and hold more dust particles than most other materials. Dust mops, because they are designed for dry cleaning, are not ideal for use in toilets and other water-exposed surfaces because they expel rather than absorb moisture.

Buying tip: In picking your dust mops, be extra mindful of the size that they come in. Larger, open spaces deserve wide mop heads that can clean larger areas with less effort; smaller spaces or spaces that feature angles and curves deserve smaller-sized mop heads to reach the more challenging nooks and crannies.

Wet Mops

Wet mops are designed for cleaning wet surfaces. They can absorb a large volume of moisture, picking up dirt and debris along the way. Aside from sopping up spills, they are also designed for the application of floor cleaning solutions. They can be made of different types of absorbent fabrics and are often marketed as either cut-end or loop-ended, with the former being the cheaper option and the latter being the more effective, more durable choice.

Buying tip: In picking your wet mops,  choose ones that come with antimicrobial fibers. It is no secret that moisture is the best friend of bacteria, germs, and mold. Antimicrobial fibers help reduce the presence of these nasty pathogens on your floors and keep them from growing on your mops.

Which of the different types of mops is best for my business?

The best way to keep your business floors clean is to get a set of both wet and dry mops. Having both means you do not only have the most suitable cleaning implements for dirt and spills; it also means that you can dry-clean your floor surfaces to rid them of excess loose dirt and dust, then apply a cleaning solution of choice before drying it off for the perfectly clean finish.

Renting Different Types of Mops

Mops are subject to wear and tear, and poor maintenance may mean an accumulation of costs from having to replace your mop too often. A weekly mop rental service solves these problems.

Getting mop rental services means you get topnotch quality mops delivered to your business regularly without the burden of its cleaning and maintenance. Your business gets to save on the time you spend cleaning and replacing your used mops.

How could you say no to easier, more convenient cleaning?

If you are interested in renting high-quality industrial mops, contact Golden West Betterway Uniforms! We have an array of topnotch dust mops and wet mops to choose from, maintained according to the highest industry standards.

Get the best clean for your business floors without the burden! Contact Golden West Betterway today. For more information, call 800.953.9292 to speak with our representatives.

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