House Cleaner is Faster with Swiffer (up for Grabs)

by Pam on January 31, 2012

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In typical June Cleaver fashion I love to dress up in my heels and pearls and clean my house everyday. Or not. I don’t have a set of pearls and if I wore heels to clean I’d probably slip and break a limb. While I do straighten my house everyday, the idea of having to dust daily gives me the heebee jeebies. Dusting is discouraging. I dust, walk away, come back ten minutes later and find my clean surface isn’t so clean anymore. Added to the fact that I have all kinds of intricately designed furniture and lamps which say, “Here dust! Hide here! She won’t be able to reach you!”

I tested the Swiffer 360 Duster to see if I could combat this. It promised that it featured thousands of deep-cleaning fibers that help reduce allergens*. Designed specifically to clean dirt in grooves and crevices, it traps and locks dust and allergens better than a feather duster. Beginning with the two objects in my home that catch the most dust, I went to work. I can never get the crevices in this lamp clean no matter how hard I try.

My nemesis the lamp

With the Swiffer 360 Duster I went on a light fixture cleaning spree. I cleaned the fan blades, the lamp, the chandelier and some assorted dust bunnies I found on the ceiling. Check out the dust it picked up:

While I was in “cleaning mode,” I tried more products from Swiffer, including the Swiffer Wet Jet and the Swiffer Sweeper. I’ve never made a secret of the fact that sweeping and mopping are my two most despised chores. I’ve tried to fork them over to the kids and/or guilt my husband into doing them with no success. Hints of “Boy, the floor sure needs to be swept” go unheeded. I finally discovered why I hated it so much. I have wood floors throughout my home. The traditional mop and broom were pushing the dirt around the floor without removing it.

The Swiffer Wet Jet is specially formulated to break up & dissolve tough messes, lifting them off the floor so the thick WetJet pad can trap & lock them away. It’s easy to assemble too. I had it together in three minutes flat. It does need four AA batteries which aren’t included. Once I had the Wet Jet assembled, I tried mopping my kitchen floor. I had no luck and couldn’t discover why it was not removing the dirt. My batteries turned out to be weak. Once I replaced them, I was off to the races, so to speak, removing suspicious dirt stains from the entire area.

The Swiffer Sweeper is so much better than a traditional broom. It can be used with both wet and dry clothes and traps dirt and hair instead of dragging them to other parts of the room. The 360 degree swivel head means it can reach into tight spaces and turn corners.

Swiffer is sponsoring the HD clean challenge contest with celebrity designer Angelo Surmelison on Facebook. Consumers were invited to post photos of their picture-perfect rooms on Swiffer’s Facebook page and now Surmelis is
helping to select the top 10 rooms based on creativity, enthusiasm and the best depiction of a clean room. The design guru will also select a grand-prize winner who will receive a surprise home visit from Surmelis as well as the chance to show off their picture-perfect room! Go take a look at the rooms and vote for your favorite.

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One person will receive a Swiffer 360 Duster.

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Pam is a former teacher turned work from home mom. When she's not caring for her kids or cats, she can be found whipping up tasty recipes, trying her hand at the newest techie gadgets or reading. She loves to travel whenever she has a chance and spends way too much time on the computer sharing her experiences.

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Jenna January 31, 2012 at 7:17 am

my favorite swiffer product is my swiffer wetjet!!

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scottsgal January 31, 2012 at 5:18 pm

swiffer blinds cleaner
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nightowl January 31, 2012 at 6:15 pm

fMy favorite ie the Swiffer Wet Jet.

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Jenny January 31, 2012 at 7:24 pm

I love the swiffer dusters – use it all the time!

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Mercedes January 31, 2012 at 7:38 pm

I’m dying to get a Swiffer wetjet!

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buzzd January 31, 2012 at 7:52 pm

I like the swiffer dusters

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Trish H. January 31, 2012 at 9:01 pm

Swiffer wetmop is awesome!

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Fawn January 31, 2012 at 9:46 pm

I like the Swiffer Sweeper the best
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Vance Creve January 31, 2012 at 10:36 pm

I like the Wetjet
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jill24295 January 31, 2012 at 11:16 pm

I like the Swiffer Wet Jet for the bathroom floor.
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Lori Thomas February 1, 2012 at 3:41 am

Swiffer Duster is great

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Gloria February 1, 2012 at 1:39 pm

I like the Swiffer Wetjet!

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Marci (joyfulheart26@hotmail.com) February 1, 2012 at 2:12 pm

wet jet

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JR911 February 1, 2012 at 4:46 pm

I like the duster spray

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rayannchick February 1, 2012 at 5:37 pm

i only like the wet jet and or steamer one.

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Isaiahsmom February 2, 2012 at 4:52 am

I like the Hardwood floor swifter.

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mrsshukra February 2, 2012 at 6:37 am

I like the Swiffer duster 3x!

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Crystal February 2, 2012 at 7:10 am

I like the original Swiffer dusters! (GFC Crystal)

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sherry L. February 2, 2012 at 7:45 am

Love the dry swiffer. I have all wood floors, it is a lifesaver! lilsis_75@hotmail.com

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Laura February 2, 2012 at 9:10 pm

I like the dry swiffer (it also doubles as a great way to get bugs on ceilings you can’t reach!)
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kathyluman February 2, 2012 at 10:21 pm

Swiffer sweeper is my gavorite.
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Shannon February 3, 2012 at 4:18 am

I like the sweeper vac

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nayjf February 3, 2012 at 4:42 am

i like the swiffer 360 duster, super handy for cleaning musical instruments and bookshelves.

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eclairre February 3, 2012 at 5:45 am

Swiffer Duster is great!

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jbmthill February 3, 2012 at 1:50 pm

I love my swiffer sweeper. It is a necessity with 2 black cats and a hard wood floor!
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Carolyn Colley February 3, 2012 at 11:27 pm

I haven’t used very much of swifter’s products, but I do love the feather duster.
Thanks for the giveaway.

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rj7777 February 4, 2012 at 1:32 am

I like them all but I like the swifter wet jet a lot. Rita Spratlen rjspratlen@gmail.com

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Jessica T. February 4, 2012 at 11:30 pm

I like the Swiffer WetJet.

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Jessica Lewis February 5, 2012 at 2:31 am

The swiffer wetjet is my favorite

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sherylssg February 5, 2012 at 3:25 am

I like the Dusters especially for my electronics.

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San8KidzForMe February 5, 2012 at 3:45 am

I love the Swiffer 360 Duster

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Sandra OConnell February 5, 2012 at 4:29 pm

I like the dusters. They are great for my ceiling fans.

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Solar Panels London February 7, 2012 at 2:47 pm

I have heard so many good things about swiffer products. I currently use a steam cleaner and it is very good.

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cdziuba February 7, 2012 at 3:26 pm

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Erin February 7, 2012 at 8:04 pm

I have the Swiffer duster and I love it!!!

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rebecca February 7, 2012 at 8:39 pm

I love their old duster that I have. Plus their regular swiffer sweeper is nice.

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Hannah February 7, 2012 at 11:23 pm

The duster. :)

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Tamara B. February 7, 2012 at 11:55 pm

I love my Swiffer Duster

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Anonymous February 8, 2012 at 3:03 pm

I like the swiffer SweeperVac.

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Jessyca February 8, 2012 at 4:30 pm

I like my Swiffer WetJet
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Wendy Rozema February 8, 2012 at 7:46 pm

the swiffer 360!!

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tarter95 February 9, 2012 at 1:32 pm

I like the wetjet.
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Angelia February 10, 2012 at 6:33 am

The swiffer sweeper with wet cloths

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jenny February 10, 2012 at 9:09 pm

swiffer wet jet

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emeraldmaz February 10, 2012 at 10:22 pm

I love the original dry cloths

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Terri February 11, 2012 at 12:25 am

I like the Swiffer Dusters.

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jenzen69 February 11, 2012 at 4:50 am

swiffer wetjet :)

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Candace February 11, 2012 at 5:34 am

I couldn’t live w/o my good ol dry swiffer for the floors. readysetwin at gmail dot com

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mrsshukra February 11, 2012 at 6:24 am
Kelly Marceau February 11, 2012 at 3:15 pm

swiffer duster is great
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Tina Bartunek February 12, 2012 at 2:17 am

I love the Swiffer 360.

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June L February 12, 2012 at 4:57 am

The 360 duster :0)

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michedt February 12, 2012 at 4:38 pm

swiffer wet jet for sure!

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Marilyn February 15, 2012 at 2:57 am

I love the Swiffer duster

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Linda Henderson February 15, 2012 at 6:16 am

We have a Swiffer wet jet and like it.

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lmurley2000 February 15, 2012 at 7:22 pm

i love the dusters

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MamaStace February 16, 2012 at 5:49 pm

My fav swiffer product is the sweeper

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beautytolove February 17, 2012 at 3:48 am

-I love the Swiffer Dusters!

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THANKS!! :)

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beautytolove February 17, 2012 at 3:50 am

I Follow All of the Pages in GFC
-GFC Name: Beauty To Love
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THANKS!! :)

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AJ February 17, 2012 at 4:22 am

I love the wetjet!
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