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I find that sweeping a bathroom floor when it is wet is very hard. When wet, dust and hairs tend to stick to the floor, making them very hard to sweep up. Furthermore, they tend to get stuck in the brush, but then get dislodged when I am sweeping another part of the floor. How can I sweep this floor more productively?

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Don't sweep the wet floor. –  dnbrv Mar 30 '12 at 15:39
    
This seems off-topic... –  weronika Apr 1 '12 at 2:41
    
@weronika: So, is this site then only about doing "general" stuff more productively, but not specific stuff? I think that the site is already lacking activity - we need to relax a bit more on the scope –  Casebash Apr 5 '12 at 7:29
    
@Casebash - I was going by the faq, which this doesn't seem to fit under, but maybe you're right. –  weronika Apr 5 '12 at 16:26
    
How to be more productive is good. How to accomplish a task would belong somewhere else. LIke a cleaning stackexchange. –  Jeanne Boyarsky Aug 1 '12 at 1:09

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Use a squeegee on wet floors. It also works well (depending on squeegee size) on windows, shower enclosures, tile walls, and bathtubs. We keep a small one in the shower, and spend about 30 seconds after a shower to wipe down all the walls and floor. We have much less mildew to remove than we did before starting this practice.

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I will try this –  Casebash Apr 5 '12 at 7:31

Why sweep a wet bathroom floor? Either mop the floor or sweep it. But both can not be done at the same time. Mop - wet (floor), broom - dry (floor). It's more efficient to let the floor dry then sweep what's left behind. There are plenty of wet vacuums out there that work well with wet and/or dry floors. Maybe you might want to invest in something like that.

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This situation usually occurs when we've already mopped the other floors and want to mop this one at the same time, but it is wet (from shower splashes, ect). –  Casebash Apr 5 '12 at 7:30

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