If you need something light-weight, easy to store and affordable, you might want to consider a flat mop. There are tons of models — with many different functions — that make the most dreaded chore super easy. To get a serious clean, you’ll have to pick the right flat mop for your purposes.

Mopping is an often-skipped household chore — but if you actually take the time to mop your hardwood, tile or ceramic flooring, it can make a huge difference in your home’s cleanliness and appearance. And these days (fortunately!) you don’t have to lug a bucket of dirty water around the house — or wring out that dirty, grey water — to do it.