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5 Summer Kid Messes and How to Tackle Them

| Cleaning Tips, Innovation

Summer is the season that remains unapologetically messy. Bare feet running through the freshly cut grass, melted ice cream cones, dirty fingernails from a day spent in the great outdoors. These iconic signs are quintessential to the summertime season, so don’t be afraid of them and instead tackle them with the O-Cedar® EasyWring Spin Bucket & Mop. Here are five popular summertime messes and how you can quickly clean them up.


#1 Digging in the Mud

The summertime season is about embracing the sunshine and warmer temperatures by getting outside in the great outdoors. Parents may enjoy hosting backyard BBQs and summer cookouts, but some children enjoy exploring in the backyard bushes, climbing trees and even picking flowers, hopefully not from your flower bed! Encourage your child’s summertime exploration about learning more about their environment. Let them look at leaves, overturn rocks and peek inside of a flower’s petals with ease knowing that while they may track in some summertime dirt, you’ve got it covered with the O-Cedar® EasyWring Spin Mop & Bucket System. Its deep microfibers easily removes dirt so you can lead your little explorers on their next outdoor adventure.

#2 Eating Ice Cream or Popsicles

Most children are terrible at eating certain foods like chocolate and summer ice cream. Most kids don’t pay attention to the little lines of summer sweetness dripping on your kitchen floors, but you do! Learn to love this delightful summertime scene knowing you can quickly and easily clean up any melted messes with your ProMist® MAX Microfiber Spray Mop. The double-sided and reusable microfiber mop pad can easily be thrown in the wash so you can get a quick clean. When this task is done maybe you can even join in on the fun and grab an ice cream yourself! (And maybe a couple of napkins for the kids).

Here’s a fun activity to do with this kids: make your own ice cream!

#3 Playing in the Sand

Summer is synonymous with sand. Whether it’s sand from the beach or sand from the local community park, sand is everywhere during summer. If you’ve ever tried to keep your children from getting too sandy, you know it’s nearly impossible, so simply accept the mess and grab your Power Corner® Large Angle Broom with Dust Pan. The corner cleaning is perfect for picking up any sand that may be left behind from sandy summertime messes leaving floors clean and sand free. Now let’s go build that sand castle!

#4 Picking Fresh Fruit

During summer, farmers markets are teeming with fresh summertime fruits and vegetables. Blackberries, blueberries, peaches, nectarines and strawberries. Yum! Although these fruits are super sweet, they are also super sticky. Don’t develop a fear of summertime produce. Instead, grab your EasyWring Spin Mop & Bucket System and save your floors from a sticky summertime mess. The foot pedal on the bucket allows for hands-free wringing, so you have less mess when wringing out your mop. Summertime strawberry anyone?

#5 Playing in the Puddles

The summertime sunshine, warmer temperatures and higher heat indexes beckons us all to cool off. Whether it’s the ocean, a lake, the community pool or the backyard sprinkler, summer is all about finding a way to beat the heat. Go ahead, let your kids go for a swim to cool off. You may not be able to control the amount of water the kids bring inside, but you can control the amount of water in your EasyWring Spin Mop & Bucket System. The EasyWring Spin Mop & Bucket System  gives you the ability to control the amount of water and moisture applied to floors making for easier and faster-drying floors, so go ahead, tell your kids to jump in the pool!


No matter what kind of messes you and your family make together his summer, rest assured they can easily be tackled because the O-Cedar® EasyWring Spin Mop, ProMist® MAX Microfiber Spray Mop and the Power Corner® Large Angle Broom with Dust Pan love cleaning up summertime messes.

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