Everyone needs to mop their floors. It is just a part of house cleaning that you cannot get away from. However, how you mop your floors can have a large impact on how well they get cleaned and what they look like when you are finished.
Hardwood floors can lose their luster over time. To keep them looking their best and to avoid residue build-up, it is important to use a soft mop and a cleaner designed specifically for hardwood flooring. Regular soap and water can damage the floor over time.
For the best cleaning of a hardwood floor, you want a mop that will only dampen the floor while quickly removing the moisture and leaving it clean. Preferably you will want a mop that has a soft cleaning area to help avoid scratching or nicking the wood. You will also want a mop with a large enough head that cleaning does not take you all day.
To get the best clean, you are going to need a mop designed specifically for hardwood flooring. This is not the average mop that you can pick up at the local mass merchandiser.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Bona better than Swiffer?
Most people that have tried both of these mop systems have stated that they prefer the Bona mop system over Swiffer. This is because Bona provides you with the following benefits:
- Mop that has heavier construction and lasts longer
- Larger mophead size, 16.5 inches, for faster cleaning
- Less streaking and residue left on floors when using Bona and Bona cleaners
- Less single-use plastic waste – you refill the Bona cleaner cartridge. With Swiffer, you have to continually purchase new bottles of cleaner
- Less waste for floor pads. Bona pads can be washed up to 500 times before needing to be replaced. You have to discard Swiffer pads after each use
- Bona cleaners are water-based – making them environmentally safer to use
- Bona microfiber cleaning pads are a great tool to use between cleaning to remove light dust and grit on the floor
What is the difference between the Bona mops?
Most of the Bona mops are the same size and weight. A few are built a little lighter for people that have to use them for long periods of time.
The lighter weights help reduce the chance of fatigue. Bona tries to keep all of their mop systems the same size and weight so that when you seek out replacement pads or parts, you never have to search for the right size.
Is the Bona Spray Mop good?
Yes. The Bona Spray Mop is a very wise choice for cleaning products. Bona has been making cleaning products for over 100 years, and they stand by their name. Every Bona Spray Mop system is designed to clean well, eliminate residue and streaking, not over-wet your flooring to clean, and effectively pick up the dirt and moisture.
Bona Spray Mops are environmentally friendly, ergonomically designed, and very cost-effective.
How do you use the Bona microfiber mop?
The Bona Microfiber mop is the easiest one to use out of all the systems. All you need to do is attach the microfiber pad to the bottom, and you are ready to dust your floors. This is a great mop for cleaning in between washing.
You may also find that the microfiber mop is great for washing your hardwood floors. The microfibers spread the wax evenly and absorb the wax well, so you don’t have to work hard to get a beautiful shine.
Do you wet the Bona microfiber floor mop?
No. The Bona Microfiber mop system is designed to be used for dry cleaning. Although the microfiber can pick up liquids, the pads designed for the spray mop systems are more effective at picking up liquids from your floor.
How much do Bona mops cost?
Bona Mop Systems can range in price. The average cost of a Bona is about $40. You can find some kits that are more expensive, but these kits also help you save money.
When you purchase a kit, you will receive the mop, multiple pads, and different cleaners for your floor. Purchasing these items separately would cost more.
If you are looking for a mopping system for your home designed to make your floors look great and reduce the time you need to clean your floors, then the Bona Mop Systems are exactly what you are looking for in a mop.
Bona Mops are designed to be light enough to prevent fatigue but sturdy enough to last for many years. The handles are designed at a height that can accommodate anyone, and the grips are comfortable for the hands.
Bona systems have larger mop heads than any other mop. This larger mop head, 16.5 inches, helps clean your floor faster and eliminates streaking. The mops are on a pivoting head, so you can easily get around furniture and get close to the baseboards.
All of the Bona mop heads have guards on the sides. These guards help protect your baseboards and furniture from being scratched or dented while you are using the mop. This is an added feature no other mop system offers.
Bona mops and cleaning products are also designed to be environmentally friendly. Bona has reduced the need for single-use plastic bottles by making their cleaner spray bottle refillable.
The mop pads are washable and can be used up to 500 times before needing replacement. All of the Bona cleaners are water-based, making them user and environmentally friendly.
Bona mops are easy to store when you're done. The spray mops have a retractable hook that allows you to hang them up in the closet between cleanings. The microfiber mop is so lightweight it can be stored anywhere for quick use.
Everyone wants a clean home, and they want their hardwood and tile floors to look great. The Bona mop system can ensure that your floors stay their cleanest without harsh residues building up on them. When used with Bona hardwood wax, your floors will look as if they are brand new.