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Ultimate Guide to Mop Vacuums

In this blog, we'll explore an innovative cleaning solution that combines the power of a vacuum cleaner and the efficiency of a mop.

Mop vacuums have become a game-changer, simplifying your cleaning routine and providing superior results. Join us as we uncover the benefits, key features to consider, the best options at Briscoes, and essential care tips. Let's revolutionise your cleaning experience!


What are mop vacuums?

Mop vacuums are innovative cleaning appliances that combine the power of a vacuum cleaner with the efficiency of a mop. These versatile devices are designed to tackle both vacuuming and mopping tasks in a single, convenient package.

By integrating the suction power of a vacuum cleaner and the mopping functionality of a traditional mop, mop vacuums offer an all-in-one cleaning solution.

Typically, mop vacuums feature a motorised brush or roller for effective debris pickup. They also come equipped with a built-in water tank and mopping pad for wet cleaning. This combination allows you to effortlessly switch between vacuuming and mopping, providing superior cleaning results.


Benefits of mop vacuums

Mop vacuums offer several benefits that make cleaning your home easier and more efficient. Let's explore some of these advantages:

Time and effort-saving

One of the primary benefits of mop vacuums is the time and effort they save. Instead of having to perform separate vacuuming and mopping sessions, you can accomplish both tasks simultaneously with a single device.

This streamlined cleaning routine means you can efficiently remove dust, dirt, and spills from your floors in less time, allowing you to focus on other important tasks.


Mop vacuums are designed to clean various floor surfaces, making them highly versatile. Whether you have hardwood, tile, laminate, or even carpeted floors, mop vacuums can handle them all.

They are equipped to handle different types of messes, from fine dust to larger debris and liquid spills. This versatility ensures that you can effectively clean different areas of your home with a single appliance.

Enhanced cleaning performance

Unlike traditional mops that may simply push dirt around, mop vacuums employ powerful suction to capture debris while simultaneously mopping. This unique combination ensures a more thorough and hygienic cleaning experience.

By effectively vacuuming and mopping at the same time, mop vacuums provide superior cleaning performance, leaving your floors spotless and free from dirt, dust, and allergens.


Mop vacuums are designed with convenience in mind. They are often equipped with user-friendly controls and intuitive interfaces, making them accessible to all users. Some models even offer additional features like cordless operation and smart navigation systems, further enhancing the convenience factor.

With cordless models, you can easily manoeuvre around your home without the restriction of cords, while smart navigation systems help the mop vacuum efficiently navigate and clean your floors.


Key features to consider

When choosing a mop vacuum, there are several key features to consider. These features will ensure that you select the right mop vacuum that suits your specific cleaning needs:

Suction power

One important factor to consider is the suction power of the mop vacuum. Look for models with strong suction capabilities to effectively pick up dirt and debris from different floor surfaces.

A higher suction power ensures that even stubborn dirt and pet hair are thoroughly removed, leaving your floors clean and fresh.

Brush or roller type

Consider the type of brush or roller used for vacuuming. Mop vacuums with motorised brushes or rollers tend to provide better cleaning performance. These brushes or rollers agitate the floor surface, loosening dirt and debris, which are then picked up by the suction.

Motorised brushes or rollers are particularly effective for removing embedded dirt and pet hair from carpets.

Water capacity

The water tank capacity is an important consideration, especially for mop vacuuming. A larger water tank will allow you to cover more area without frequent refills. Consider the size of the water tank based on the square footage of your space.

If you have a larger home or frequently mop large areas, opting for a mop vacuum with a larger water tank will save you time and effort.

Mop material

Mop vacuums come with either reusable or disposable mopping pads. Microfibre pads are highly recommended for their excellent dirt and liquid absorption properties. Microfibre pads effectively trap dirt and retain liquid, ensuring that your floors are thoroughly cleaned.

Some mop vacuums also offer machine-washable pads, making them more cost-effective and environmentally friendly in the long run.

Filtration system

A high-quality filtration system is essential for mop vacuums. Look for models equipped with filters that effectively trap dust and allergens, preventing them from recirculating back into the air.

This is especially important for individuals with allergies or respiratory sensitivities, as it helps to maintain a cleaner and healthier indoor environment.


The best mop vacuums at Briscoes

At Briscoes, we offer a range of mop vacuums to suit various cleaning needs. Our selection includes top-quality brands known for their performance and reliability. Here are a couple of the best mop vacuums available at Briscoes please note stock availability may vary online & in-store:

Mygenie H20 PRO Wet Mop 2-IN-1 Cordless Stick Vacuum

This innovative cleaning solution allows you to vacuum and mop your floors simultaneously, making floor cleaning easier and more efficient than ever before. With its lightweight design and multi-floor cleaning capabilities, it can tackle both hard floors and carpets with ease.

The added mopping attachment allows you to clean hard floor surfaces in one go, eliminating the need for separate sweeping and vacuuming. With its ergonomic handle and versatile accessories, such as the 2-in-1 brush tool, you can achieve precise cleaning around edges and narrow gaps.

The MyGenie H20 PRO features a powerful cyclonic filtration system that captures even microscopic dirt particles, ensuring a thorough clean. Its compact and cordless design makes it easy to use, store, and manoeuvre around your home.

Say goodbye to the hassle of traditional cleaning methods and experience the convenience of the MyGenie H20 PRO Wet Mop 2-In-1 Cordless Stick Vacuum.

Mygenie Wet Mop Vacuum

Next up is the MyGenie Wet Mop Cordless Stick Vacuum. This multifunctional cleaning powerhouse is designed to make floor cleaning a breeze. With the ability to vacuum and mop at the same time, it offers unparalleled convenience and efficiency.

The lightweight and ergonomic design ensures easy handling and manoeuvrability, allowing you to effortlessly clean every corner of your home. Whether you have hard floors or carpets, this versatile stick vacuum can tackle them all.

Simply attach the mopping accessory, and you can vacuum and mop any hard floor surface in a single sweep. With added accessories like the 2-in-1 brush tool, you can achieve precise cleaning around edges and narrow gaps.

The MyGenie Two-in-One Wet Mop Cordless Stick Vacuum eliminates the need for separate sweeping or vacuuming before mopping, as it does it all at once, saving you time and effort. It delivers superb cleaning performance on indoor sealed hard surfaces such as hardwood, laminate, linoleum, tile, vinyl, marble, and stone. With its compact size, this cordless stick vacuum is easy to use, store, and transport.


Care and maintenance tips

To maximise the lifespan and performance of your mop vacuum, it's important to follow these essential care and maintenance tips:

  • Cleaning the mop vacuum: Regularly clean the brush or roller, remove any hair or debris, and wipe down the exterior surfaces with a damp cloth. Refer to the user manual for specific cleaning instructions.
  • Replacing or cleaning the mopping pads: Depending on the type of mopping pads used, either replace disposable pads as needed or machine wash and air dry reusable pads. Clean pads help maintain optimal cleaning performance.
  • Emptying and cleaning the water tank: After each use, empty and rinse the water tank to remove any residual dirt or cleaning solution. Allow it to dry before reattaching it to the mop vacuum.
  • Maintaining the filters: Follow the manufacturer's instructions for filter maintenance. Some filters may need periodic cleaning or replacement to ensure proper filtration and prevent clogging.
  • Proper storage: Store the mop vacuum in a clean and dry area to prevent any damage or deterioration. Avoid exposing it to extreme temperatures or direct sunlight, as these can affect its performance and longevity.


Ready to revolutionise your cleaning?

Mop vacuums are a game-changer in the world of cleaning appliances. By combining the power of a vacuum cleaner with the efficiency of a mop, these versatile devices simplify your cleaning routine and provide superior results.

With their time and effort-saving benefits, versatility across different floor surfaces, enhanced cleaning performance, and user-friendly convenience, mop vacuums are an excellent addition to any home.

If you're ready to revolutionise your cleaning experience, visit Briscoes today to explore our wide range of mop vacuums.



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