Tips & Tricks

  1. EXPERT TIP #21

    Dusting papered walls: Tie a clean dusting cloth over the broom head and lightly brush your walls working from the top down.
  2. EXPERT TIP #22

    Rid your home of spiderwebs! Put an old sock over the handle of your Libman broom. Once the spider webs are on the sock instead of the walls, put the sock in your next load of laundry.
  3. EXPERT TIP #32

    Clean painted walls: Combine 1/2 cup of household ammonia, 1 teaspoon of hand dishwashing soap and 1 gallon of warm water. Soak your Gator Mop in the solution, wring out, and wash your walls from the bottom up. Change the cleaning solution as it gets dirty and rinse the bucket with water to prevent the walls from streaking.
  4. EXPERT TIP #55

    Clean Libman’s brass and nylon brushes by running them through the normal dishwashing cycle.
  5. EXPERT TIP #58

    Clean Libman’s tampico brushes by washing them with a light dish detergent.
  6. EXPERT TIP #59

    Cut down on the amount of time you spend scraping away at pots and pans by using a Libman brass brush. It breaks through grease and grime in no time.
  7. EXPERT TIP #63

    To remove crayon marks from walls, cover the crayon mark with toothpaste, let set for 30 minutes, then wipe clean with the Libman cloth.
  8. EXPERT TIP #64

    Clean car tires! A Libman brass brush cleans car tires just as well as pots! The contour of the handle will save your knuckles and clean quicker than a sponge.
  9. EXPERT TIP #65

    To clean a window screen, remove and take it outside. Lay it flat on a piece of cloth or old carpet. Using a soft-bristled Libman brush, wash it with a mild detergent. Rinse it off with a hose and let it dry in the sun.
  10. EXPERT TIP #68

    To thoroughly clean your microwave oven, add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice to a cup of water in a microwave safe bowl. Heat the mixture and allow to boil for approximately 5 minutes. Wipe out the inside with a Libman scrubber.
  11. EXPERT TIP #70

    The next time you go to the gas station, take a Libman tampico brush along. While you are waiting for your car to fill up, dip the brush in the cleaning solution and wipe across the windows. The bristles are strong enough to loosen bugs and other debris, yet they won’t hurt your car.
  12. EXPERT TIP #72

    Quickly clean your food processor or blender by filling it 1/2 full with water and adding a couple drops of liquid dishwashing detergent. Cover and run for a few seconds. Brush with a Libman kitchen brush, rinse and let dry.
  13. EXPERT TIP #76

    To treat a fresh grease stain on upholstery, sprinkle it with talcum powder; rub well and leave until the grease is absorbed. Brush off the powder/grease with a Libman scrub brush and wipe with a damp cloth.
  14. EXPERT TIP #77

    Electric can openers need clean cutters to work well. Clean the blades with a Libman scrubber and white vinegar. Clean blades work better and are more sanitary.
  15. EXPERT TIP #78

    To remove polish build-up, mix 1/2 cup vinegar and 1/2 cup water. Rub furniture with a soft Libman cloth that has been moistened with the solution. Dry immediately with a clean cloth.
  16. EXPERT TIP #79

    To prevent wicker furniture from yellowing, fill your Libman bucket with a warm salt water solution and wash with a Libman mop or brush.
  17. EXPERT TIP #80

    To prevent dust from settling on the surface of glass-topped tables, TV screens, or stereo lids, mix a little fabric softener with warm water. Wipe mixture on the surface, then rub dry with a soft Libman cloth.
  18. EXPERT TIP #83

    Having trouble removing burnt-on grease marks from your chrome burner rings? Try soaking in ammonia overnight and scrubbing with a Libman scrubber in the morning.