To wash a spin mop head in a washing machine, remove it from the handle and place it in the washing machine on a delicate cycle.
You can also soak it in warm water and oxygen bleach for an hour or two before washing.
Avoid using fabric softener with the laundry detergent.
Can all types of spin mop heads be washed in a washing machine or are there specific materials that should not be washed this way?
Not all types of spin mop heads can be washed in a washing machine.
While some, like cotton, can be machine washed, others should be hand-washed in hot water with mild soap.
Microfiber mop heads can be presoaked in clean water with detergent or bleach before being washed in a machine.
O-Cedar recommends replacing the refill every three months and washing it by hand or machine without fabric softeners or bleach.
Is it necessary to remove any excess dirt or debris from the mop head before washing it in the machine, or will the washing process remove everything?
It is necessary to remove any excess dirt or debris from the mop head before washing it in the machine, as the washing process will not remove everything.
How frequently should a spin mop head be washed in a washing machine?
You should wash your spin mop head after every use.
Most microfiber mops are machine washable at 30-40°C, but some can be washed at 60°C.
It is advisable to wash the mop head in a gentle, short cycle to protect it from damage.
Some people prefer to wash their mop heads more frequently than others.
Are there any alternative methods for cleaning a spin mop head, aside from using a washing machine?
Yes, there are alternative methods for cleaning a spin mop head aside from using a washing machine.
You can fill your bucket with clean soapy water, dunk it, and use the centrifuge to wring it out until it’s dry.
Alternatively, you can presoak your microfiber mop heads in clean water with some mild detergent, oxygen bleach, or sodium percarbonate for a really thorough clean.
You can also clean your mop head with a sponge and soap, or use white vinegar to deodorize it.
Is it safe to put other items in the washing machine with the spin mop head, or should it be washed separately?
It is safe to put other items in the washing machine with the spin mop head, as long as it is a microfibre mop.
However, it is recommended to wash the mop head separately from other laundry to avoid contamination and damage from cleaning agent residue.
To do so, remove the mop head from the handle and use enough but not too much mild detergent.
Use cold or warm water when washing the mop head.