Intro: HOW TO MAKE "THE BEST MOP IN THE WORLD"
Are your floors in need of a good scrub? Does the smell of your bathroom leave you gasping for air? Are you in need of perhaps the best mop ever made? If you answered yes to these questions, then you need "The Best Mop In The World".
In the shops they sell those Vileda mops. In my opinion they are just tissue on a stick, plus they wear out in no time at all. With this mop, it will last forever, and can be made with thing to be found around the house. But enough talk, let's begin.
Step 1: What You'll Need to Make the Mop
a) an old bath towel (make sure you don't cut up your Mum's best linen)
b) a pair of scissors (sharp ones are best)
c) four cable ties
d) an old broom stick (metal is shown, but wooden ones work better)
Step 2: Cutting the Towel
a) Lay out your towel on the ground.
b) Take your scissors, and cut off the hems of the towel (put them to one side, you will need them later).
c) Take the towel and cut it down the middle.
d) Take each half and cut them into strips as shown.
Step 3: Attaching the Mop Head to the Mop Stick
a) Lay the strips of towel slightly overlapping each other.
b) Lay the end of the mop stick on top of the overlapping strips as shown.
c) Roll up the mop stick in the strips of towel and tie them off really tightly using one of the cable ties (make sure it is tight).
Step 4: Putting the Finishing Touches to Your Mop
a) Now that the strips are tightly secured, flip over the mop so that the strips are hanging down.
b) Take the other cable tie, and tie it around the reverse of the other cable tie.
c) Snip off the end of the cable tie, before taking the hem and covering up the cable tie.
d) Hold the mop up the right way and give it a good shake.
Step 5: Get Ready to Mop
Now, find a sexy man with two strong hands and get him to mop the place for you.
This durable mop should last at least five times as long as any of those crap mops you buy in the supermarket, and you'll be enjoying a clean house just as long!
Step 6: AFTERTHOUGHTS: Mods to Make the Mop Stronger.
The first time I made this, I had a problem with the mop head coming off, so take a look below at some of the mods that I have made.
a) Be sure to use a wooden mop stick. At the end of the mop stick, cut five grooves as shown.
b) This time wrap the strips around the stick and this time secure with wire as shown.
With these adjustments, you can turn your mop from a one year mop to a hundred year mop.