Swiffering our way to a dust-free home


In a previous entry, some of you asked what a Swiffer sweeper is. Here’s what it looks like:

Image credit: Swiffer

It’s like a broom and a mop in one. When I use my broom, I find that the dust flies around with each sweeping. It gets pretty annoying. But after using this Swiffer Sweeper, I find that I don’t have that problem. Plus it gathers more dust than a broom.

Image credit: Buy.com

And for dust on surfaces, I love the Swiffer Duster. It’s got “fluffy fibers” that trap dust instead of just pushing it around. Same problem I had with the broom. So the Swiffer products dust AND trap the dirt.

For refills of these two products, I’ve seen S&R (The Fort branch) carry Swiffer Sweeper refills. The Duster refills I get from relatives who come from the U.S. I haven’t seen any duster refills here yet. If you know where I can get some in Manila, I hope you could let me know!

For more information on Swiffer products, you can go to their website.

There you go! Two of my favorite cleaning gadgets. And since H has taken over my share of Swiffering at home, he’s become a huge convert too. 😉

11 Comments on Swiffering our way to a dust-free home

  1. Rico
    March 3, 2009 at 11:21 am (15 years ago)

    What a great excuse to visit S&R. I’ll get these for my wife, and I’ll get a tub of Ben&Jerry’s for me. Good plan!

    Ricos last blog post..photo with a story

    Naku there are other Swiffer products pa aside from these two. I want to get nga the Swiffer Jet Vac (not sure about the name), basta color violet yun box. Mahal lang! 😀 Enjoy your S&R experience!

  2. macy
    March 3, 2009 at 11:26 am (15 years ago)

    should try this especially since we don’t have house help right now. you’re right with the dust just flying around when using a broom. will now go to S&R congressional and check if they have this. will let you know if i find the refills you are looking for.

    macys last blog post..Red Mango

    It’s a great alternative to regular brooms, especially if someone is allergic to dust at home!

  3. notsquare
    March 3, 2009 at 12:49 pm (15 years ago)

    duly noted 😉 by a soon to be wife and home carer, hehe :)

    notsquares last blog post..unbelievable

    Alright! 😉

  4. GabbyD
    March 3, 2009 at 4:23 pm (15 years ago)

    true, but if u use swiffer, ur tying urself to buying their refills, no? how much are they?

    Yup, you can’t use the Swiffer without the wet and dry pads. I’ll check how much the refills cost the next time I got to S&R. :)

  5. Candice
    March 3, 2009 at 4:35 pm (15 years ago)

    S&R only? How much does the broom thingie cost?

    Candices last blog post..Summer is here

    Hi Candice! I remember there were some Swiffer products being sold at True Value.

    The broom thingie! Argh, sorry I don’t know how much it costs. I got mine from the States but that’s available locally.

  6. dyanie
    March 3, 2009 at 8:12 pm (15 years ago)

    ay yan pla yun! is the pangwalis a cloth? mahirap labhan?

    dyanies last blog post..Happiness is

    Nope, it’s not washable. It’s disposable, but can hold up to many uses before discarding. :)

  7. bem
    March 4, 2009 at 12:23 pm (15 years ago)

    ay gusto ko nyan! kainis magwalis ‘pag mahangin nagliliparan. mahal kaya dito?a

    bems last blog post..i love kuya

    May kamahalan siya. I’ll get the exact prices the next time I visit S&R!

  8. maan
    March 4, 2009 at 3:43 pm (15 years ago)

    we have the swiffer mop at home. my dad was kinda wondering how we’d manage the “refills” after the stocks runs out. i just told him that maybe we could buy generic wet ones from japan home, or cut out pieces of cloth of the same side diba?

    maans last blog post..

    Pwede yun generic wet ones, as long as they’re big enough so they can be “clipped” onto the mop head! But the specialty of Swiffer is in its dry and wet cloths eh, more than the rod. Hope you could find refills.

  9. julie
    March 5, 2009 at 12:00 pm (15 years ago)

    We use that in the workplace where the kids are, easier and more convenient too :)

    Good idea!

  10. alicia
    July 21, 2009 at 1:19 am (15 years ago)

    You could also add a rug or mat that traps dirt at the doorway like a coco mat


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