Tips & Tricks

  1. EXPERT TIP #11

    Removing hard water spots from clear shower doors: Spray glass cleaner on the doors, gently scrub with the scrubbing bristles. Wipe clean with rag or with the sponge side of the mop.
  2. EXPERT TIP #19

    Clean your ceiling fan easily! Use the Gator Mop to clean ceiling fans! Pull the wringer, allowing the mop head to fold over the blade. Make sure the sponge is wet - all the dust will stick to the sponge!
  3. EXPERT TIP #20

    To keep your mop clean and fresh smelling, soak the mop head in one gallon of hot water and one cup of hydrogen peroxide for 10 minutes. Then simply ring out the mop and allow to air-dry.
  4. EXPERT TIP #23

    NO MORE PAPER TOWELS. Spills can be quickly cleaned up with the All-Purpose Floor Mop. The mop’s microfiber pad will absorb large spills and can be easily cleaned in the washing machine.
  5. EXPERT TIP #24

    To quickly clean the blades of the ceiling fan, use the Libman® Tornado Mop®. Dip mop into a solution of 1 part liquid fabric softener and 4 parts water. Wring mop well, then slide the loops of the mop along the blades from the center to the end of blade.
  6. EXPERT TIP #25

    Clean hard to reach surfaces safely and easily. The Wonder Mop® can be used for surfaces other than floors! Simply clean tall surfaces such as cabinets and the top of your refrigerator!
  7. EXPERT TIP #32

    Clean painted walls: Combine 1/2 cup of household ammonia, 1 teaspoon of hand dishwashing soap and 1 gallon of warm water. Soak your Gator Mop in the solution, wring out, and wash your walls from the bottom up. Change the cleaning solution as it gets dirty and rinse the bucket with water to prevent the walls from streaking.
  8. EXPERT TIP #56

    Hide scratches in wood floors with tea. Brew 1 bag of tea for every quart of water. Dip the Libman® Cotton Wet Mop into the cooled tea. Wring out well and mop floor. Tea also makes a great cleaner for wood paneling. Dry with an old towel.
  9. EXPERT TIP #60

    Dusting Ceilings: Do not wet your mop. Start in the center of the ceiling and work the mop in a spiral fashion outward, finishing along the outside edges and corners.
  10. EXPERT TIP #66

    Permanent markers on your floor? Toothpaste and a soft Libman cloth will take it right out.
  11. EXPERT TIP #71

    Give your floors a quick shine. Add baking soda to your mop water and mop with a Libman mop.
  12. EXPERT TIP #74

    To care for your ceramic floors, vacuum regularly, and occasionally damp mop with plain water and a Libman mop to remove soil. For heavier soil use a mild detergent solution, rinse well, and wipe dry for more shine. To help avoid streaking, go over well rinsed floor with a dry Libman mop.
  13. EXPERT TIP #75

    Wood floors require a nearly dry mopping. To prevent water damage, only slightly dampen your Libman mop with a spray bottle of water and 1/2 cup vinegar.
  14. EXPERT TIP #84

    Wash and rinse your Libman sponge mop after each use to prevent deterioration. Hang or stand your Libman sponge mop upside down to dry.
  15. EXPERT TIP #86

    Deodorize garbage cans with full strength pine oil. Use a Libman mop for a hands free clean-up.
  16. EXPERT TIP #88

    Bring along a Libman mop to the car wash. Use it to wipe down the bumpers and tires of your car after the wash cycle, then just rinse away the bugs and dirt!
  17. EXPERT TIP #89

    Clean out wading pools and play equipment with a Libman mop and a solution of 1/4 cup hand dishwashing soap and 1 gallon water. Rinse off, and let the fun begin!
  18. EXPERT TIP #90

    Fill your Libman bucket with warm water and lemon soap or lemon juice and wash your deck with a Libman mop. The scent will help to keep the mosquitoes away!
  19. EXPERT TIP #92

    Shine floors easily! Use wax paper under your Libman dust mop in between cleaning. The surface will shine while dirt sticks to the wax paper.