Date: 01-29-2007, 11:33 AM (1 of 4)
I have a mop for hardwood floors, and it uses a terrycloth cover that is $5.00 USD a pop. I have a few of them, and they don't come even remotely clean in the wash. One had a whole in it, so I decided to take it apart to see if I couldn't make a few. So here it is:
Cut an 8 1/2 inch by 11 inch rectangle out of your fabric (perhaps an old towel?) and round the corners. Cut a 24 1/2 inch length of 1/2 inch elastic. Sew the elastic around the edge of the fabric, overlapping the ends of the elastic about 1/2 inch. There you go. You saved yourself 5 bucks.
This fits my 8 inch by 15 1/4 inch mop.
Member since: 01-19-2007
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Date: 01-30-2007, 06:39 PM (2 of 4)
|great idea I have one of those mops in the laundry room. I'll keep that in mind. It would be a good way to recycle old towels too.||
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Date: 02-02-2007, 01:48 PM (3 of 4)
|I also have 2 of those,what I noticed is, that the velcro doesn't keep the mop head on when its wet,so yours sounds like a great idea thank you!||
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Date: 02-03-2007, 07:07 PM (4 of 4)
Temom, you are an angel! And to think I was going to toss that ratty old thing! You've saved me some bucks and I thank you very much!
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