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Rubbermaid Reveal Spray Mop Review & Giveaway (ends 4/30/13)

 

Cleaning Supplies

Cleaning is NOT one of my favorite things to do. In fact I hate to clean. My mom told me never to use the word “hate” because it’s a strong word. I feel it’s acceptable in this case. Aside from having a clean home, what other joy can I get from scrubbing toilets and mopping floors?

Cleaning is a fact of life. It needs to get done unless you want to end up on some kind of reality show when you home gets condemned.

Personally I look for products that make cleaning quicker and easier. The more stream lined I can get my cleaning the happier I am. I rather spend an hour or two cleaning my entire home than an entire day. Usually it takes me the entire day.

We have carpeting in half our home and laminate flooring on the other half. The dining room, kitchen and hallway all have laminate flooring. Our bathroom has tile flooring.

My cats have a gross habit of stepping in the wet litter upon exiting the litter box and then trekking across the kitchen, dining room and/or hallway, leaving behind little white paw prints. You can actually tell what path they took simply by looking at the footprints. Thankfully this doesn’t happen all the time (I’m always on top of keeping the litter box clean). When it does it’s a pain in the you-know-what to clean the floors. I usually end up on my hands and knees with a cleaning cloth and cleaning spray and wiping up each little print.

Rubbermaid sent me their Reveal Spray Mop to review. I have seen the mops before at the store but have never tried one before.

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The Rubbermaid Reveal Spray Mop has an attached refillable bottle that you can fill with your choice of floor cleaner and hot water. I like that I can control what kind of cleaner to use. We have a cat with severe asthma and I have to be aware of the products I use so as not to trigger an asthma attack. I like knowing what is in the cleaner I am using.

I also love the idea of having the water and cleaning solution in one neat little container rather than having to deal with a bucket of dirty water. I’m also a bit of a klutz. Having all the water confined means that there is no way I’m going to accidentally knock over the cleaning bucket. I have done that before. In fact I accidentally knocked a bottle of window cleaner on the floor that I was unaware about. When I discovered what had happened the fluid had leaked into our flooring and caused it to “pucker” in one spot. This is why I don’t trust myself with a bucket full of water and cleaning solution.

To use the Rubbermaid Reveal Spray Mop simply pull the little trigger on the handle to release the cleaning solution on to the floor. Then use the mop head to clean is up. It doesn’t get any easier than that.

The pad even has a non-scratch scrubber to loosen up those stubborn spots.

Rubbermaid Spray Mop Scrubber Pad

Unlike other mopping systems, the Rubbermaid Reveal Spray Mop has a reusable microfiber washable pad. Once you are done mopping simply hand wash the pad (or wash in the washer with a mild detergent) and then let air dry. The microfiber dries quickly.

It works by a trigger pull at the top of the handle. Just push the trigger to release the cleaning solution and mop away. Because you control the trigger, you can use as much or little as you need. The entire Reveal Mop system is lightweight, with durable materials to get the job done. Zoe even enjoys helping since the mopping system is simple and lightweight.

I love the fact that you can reuse the mop head over and over again. You don’ thave to worry about running out of expensive one-time-only mop pads. Plus it’s more environmentally friendly because you don’t have used mop pads littering the landfills.

Rubbermaid Spray Mop

You can also use the Rubbermaid Reveal Mop without the wet solution if you want to dry mop your floors to remove pet hair (which we have a lot of), dust and crumbs. The mop pad is large and can pick up as much as 50% more dirt and dust compared to traditional mops.

I was surprised by how lightweight the mop is. The solution does add a little weight to it but not that much. It also does not require batteries which is another reason why this is more eco-friendly (no batteries ending up in the landfills).

The mop is safe on all floor types too including laminate (like what I have), hardwood, tile and vinyl.

You can find the Rubbermad Reveal Spray Mop at many retail locations across the country including Target and Walmart. It retails for $19.99.

For more information please visit www.Rubbermaid.com. You can also follow the brand on Facebook and Twitter.

Rubbermaid Reveal Spray Mop

Rubbermaid has generously offered to give a lucky reader a Reveal Spray Mop. Thank you Rubbermaid!

This giveaway is open to US residents only and will end on April 30, 2013 at 11:59 PM (EST). The winner will be chosen at random using a random number generator from all eligible entries. The winner will be notified via e-mail and will have three days to reply or a new winner will be chosen in their place.

To enter please leave a comment on this post and tell me why you would like to win this mop – or – what is your favorite feature about the Rubbermaid Reveal Spray Mop.

For extra entries you can use the Rafflecopter widget (below) but you must complete the initial entry requirement or the additional entries won’t qualify (I do check). Extra entries are optional.

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Kimberly

*I received a free product sample from Rubbermaid in order to do this review. There was no compensation. The opinions expressed are my own and were not influenced in any way. Rubbermaid will be providing the prize.

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About Kimberly

Kimberly Vetrano resides in the suburbs of New York City with her family and "mini zoo" consisting of five cats, a dog and a Goldfish. Kimberly is a teacher's assistant for a Kindergarten class. When she is not working or blogging, Kimberly enjoys taking photos of nature and hanging out with family and friends.

Comments

  1. i would like to win bc we just bought a new house and dont even own a mop!

  2. My parents is whom I would give this to.
    They are in their 80’s and this would be an wonderful way to help with the cleaning chores of their condo.

  3. Jane Ritz says:

    I have back problems. I think this would make cleaning easier. Thanks fopr the giveaway.

  4. Mary Beth Elderton says:

    I’d love to win this for my new kitchen! I love the scrubber!

  5. Thanks for the info! I have a lot of laminate flooring and I’m so excited to think of getting rid of the bucket that I currently use. This definitely looks like a winner.
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  6. Austin Baroudi says:

    I woant this because having one of these types of mops makes it so much easier and more fun to clean! My mom has a Swiffer and I love cleaning with it!

  7. I would like to win this because I need an efficient and quick way to clean that even my children can do.
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  8. I like that you can use your own solution in the bottle

  9. My favorite feature is the refillable container, allowing you to use your own solution!

  10. Cindy Ray says:

    Because I have no carpet in my house all wood floors

  11. I love the look of this mop

  12. saminder gumer says:

    i want to win this mop because i need it to clean the hardwood floors that i have all over my house.

  13. Michelle H. says:

    I love how it can hold solultion.

  14. I want to win this for my daughter – she wants it!!!

  15. jamie braun says:

    i need to win this because our mop is old & dosnt work well

  16. My other mop broke i need a new one—

  17. I love that the cleaning pad is reusable–just wash and reuse 🙂

  18. CherylS22 says:

    My favorite feature of this mop is the non-scratch scrubber pad.
    Thanks for the giveaway!

  19. Cheryl Chervitz says:

    I love that its washable and you can use your own cleaner.

  20. Leanne M says:

    I would like to win because I have all hardwoods in my house and I think it will make my life easier

  21. You may ‘hate’ cleaning because of the mess and the hassle, but with this new mop, I think, you’re about to get inspired at least in a little way. I love Rubbermaid’s idea of putting a small refillable bottle there. However, how large can the bottle contain and won’t it make the mop itself heavier and bulkier?

  22. I would l.ike to win this because it would make cleaning easier.

  23. Shelia S says:

    I would love to win this mop because my steam mop just died. We have laminate floors throughout the house and this would help tremendously.

  24. Megan Cromes says:

    i would give this to my sister.

  25. Kelly R. says:

    I like that it is washable!

  26. Edna Williams says:

    I would love to win this for my laminate floors.

  27. Sandy VanHoey says:

    I’d like to win for my oldest daughter who really needs a nice mop

  28. michelle fuller says:

    I’d love to win this mop because we’re moving to a new apartment in July, and the kitchen is the only room that is not carpeted. Plus I’m a messy cook spilling flour and ingredients everywhere.

  29. Cynthia R says:

    i would like to win this because i need a nice new mop, mine needs replacing so badly

  30. Lenora Driskel says:

    I would love to have this mop just for convenience sake. My entire house is worn linoleum tile and won’t be able to change that any time soon.

  31. Les Johnson says:

    I would like to win because we just put tile floors down throughout our house and I am in need of a good mop. This looks like it would do the job.

  32. Debra Hall says:

    i only have 2 small floors to mop this would make it so easy

  33. Zan Caperton says:

    I love that it is reusable and environment friendly. the scrubber is great as well as the ability to use your own cleaning solution.

  34. I would like to win this mop because I’m a terrible housekeeper and I think this mop has features that might encourage me to actually use it. Like the washable pad. And the fact that I could use the cleaner of my choice.

  35. Dalores Lounds says:

    I would like to win this because mops always seem to do a horrible job and this one looks like it would be different. I don’t have carpeting, so this would get a lot of use.

  36. Christina says:

    I’d love to win this mop because I was just fighting with my old mop this morning (the reusable pads for it don’t work too well anymore and I haven’t been able to find any that fit it.) I ended up doing the kitchen on my hands and knees with a microfiber towel instead of using the mop…oy! I love that this mop has the scrubber pad… awesome!

  37. stephanie hodges says:

    My mop needs retired lol.

  38. D SCHMIDT says:

    I like that it is lightweight and that you control the flow.

  39. I want to win this because I’ve never tried a Rubbermaid mop before.

  40. Amanda Hoffman says:

    i like that you can reuse the pad just wash it when your done

  41. I would like to win this mop because I think I would use it a lot here in my home

  42. Cheryl Abdelnour says:

    I LIKE THAT YOU CAN REFILL WITH YOUR OWN SOLUTION.

  43. Virginia Rowell says:

    I love the trigger pull. My mop is me in the floor with a rag. Would love this!

  44. i am always looking for ways to make my cleaning easier, more enjoyable or more efficient

  45. Kristi C says:

    I would like to win this because our dog is constantly getting the hardwood floors dirty after being outside.

  46. Joanne Gregory says:

    I need a new mop. My old one is totally worn out!

  47. Joanne Gregory says:
  48. Lenora Driskel says:

    My whole apartment is linoleum with a worn finish.

  49. Priscilla Benavides says:

    I would love this because it would cut down my mopping time in my apartment!
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  50. I want to win because when I do my floors I walk around with a sparay bottle of cleaer in one hand and a mop in the other.

  51. My favorite part of it is that you can use any cleaning solution you want with it.

  52. my wife and I have a small cleaning business and would love to try this. thankyou, ken
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  53. courtney b says:

    i need a new mop we have really dirty floors

  54. I have a lot of joint pain and I think this would make mopping my floors so much easier.

  55. Jane (EJ ) says:

    It’s really time to upgrade & trash my old mop

  56. Vicki Wurgler says:

    favorite feature-you can reuse the mop head over and over again

  57. wendy rozema says:

    I like that you can you any brand of cleaning solution!!

  58. I love how it’s no touch – no squeezing out water over the sink!

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  59. Kristi Renout says:

    The scrubber pad on the top looks great!

  60. Ellen C. says:

    I have a two year old daughter and a 4 year old son who aren’t always the neatest so I’m often cleaning the floors. This spray mop would certainly help me out. Thanks for the chance.

  61. I would love this for our apartment because it is mostly tile!

  62. I like that it’s lightweight!
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  63. I like that it has a refillable bottle.

  64. Sherry S. says:

    I need a new mop and this would be great. I like how you can add your own solution.

  65. This reminds me alot of my orange glow hardwood mop and I love it. Looks much better than a swiffer.

  66. Kathy Lane says:

    I like that the mop pad is large,and it would help make cleaning my floors go faster.

  67. Tami Valentine says:

    I would love to be able to clean my floor every few days instead of letting it go for so long that it becomes an all-day chore. Thanks for the chance to win!

  68. I’d like to win because I need a new mop.

  69. I need this because its easier than getting out my steam mop! lol

  70. Patricia Wojnar Crowley says:

    I’d love to win because it seems like this is a no fuss way to clean the floors!

  71. Shelley P says:

    My favorite feature of the Rubbermaid Reveal Spray Mop is it’s washable pad!

  72. laurie nykaza says:

    This looks like a great system to use with my family and pets and all the traffic my floors get !

  73. Brutus Duffy says:

    Myfavorite featue is that you can put the pad in the washing machine.

  74. I’d like to win to see if it works better than my current product. Thanks!
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  75. Sandy Cain says:

    OId love to win this because I have been “elected” the person in charge of cleaning this dump. And I’ll try anything to make it easier!

  76. I’d like to win this mop becasue it would be so much easier to use than my current mop & bucket. No heavy bucket of water and cleaner to lug up and down the stairs, yay!

  77. Tabathia B says:

    Because my quick mop needs to be replaced and I like that you can dry mop also

  78. I like that you can use your own choice of cleaning solution with this!

  79. I would like to win this mop because I currently don’t own one! I’m a hands, knees, and a brush girl!

  80. I’d love this for all those last minute floor touch ups, or for those little messes that need to be cleaned up right away! How convenient!

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  81. This mop looks like it would work wonderfully on my wood floors!

  82. Theresa J says:

    My facorite feature is the scrubber pad . SOmetimes you need just a little more muscle

  83. Angela Yeremenko says:

    I use a mop now and this would be so great for my home!

  84. this would make it so much easier to maintain our hard surface floors

  85. I love the compact size and the attachable spray bottle! Would be useful since I have a crawling baby and dog at home!

  86. I like that it doesn’t require batteries
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  87. Lindley A says:

    We just threw away our old mop because it smelled awful- this looks like a much easier and cleaner solution- thanks!

  88. the non-scratch scrubber

  89. Jamie Brigham says:

    I’d love to win this mop because I have back issues and fibromyalgia so bending over to wring out a mop isn’t something my body can handle…. I’d love to have something that my body can handle and something that works the way it should.

  90. Ellen casper says:

    I like you can dry mop with it – 2 Shellie’s = lots of fur!