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Broom Broom

Post by Duncan » Sun Feb 28, 2016 5:06 pm

Probably no-one here knows much about these highly efficient household tools, but when ever I have to sweep the floor for dust, I always prefer to use the standed Cambodian broom over the mass manufactured plastic type cause they do a much better job. That is, unless it's heavy dirt or involves water. I guess it just goes to show that the latest invention and designs sometime cannot beat the old style.

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Re: Broom Broom

Post by Rama » Sun Feb 28, 2016 5:41 pm

Very true.
Old style Cambodian broom has been used & perfected over many generations.

Also observe the Cambodian's technique: idle hand placed behind the back at coccyx height, palm facing outwards.
Really helps with sweeping efficiency.
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Post by General Mackevili » Sun Feb 28, 2016 6:13 pm

I've had to use one (once).

Much more effective than those plastic pieces of shit.
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Re: Broom Broom

Post by AE86 » Sun Feb 28, 2016 8:25 pm

I use them in the U.S. too actually.
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Re: Broom Broom

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Sun Feb 28, 2016 9:45 pm

I vacuum, but I also preferred them for general light dirtiness. The plastic bristles last longer though and tend to do better with heavier/wetter surfaces. For everything else, the old stuff is best (and it's also made of natural materials).
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Re: Broom Broom

Post by prahkeitouj » Wed Mar 02, 2016 1:20 pm

I like the old style one and still use it.
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Re: Broom Broom

Post by Anchor Moy » Wed Mar 02, 2016 1:54 pm

The plastic one is for bathrooms and wet surfaces only. It's like a scrubbing brush with a handle. It is not a broom, which is why it doesn't work as a broom. Hope that helps 8)
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Re: RE: Re: Broom Broom

Post by prahkeitouj » Wed Mar 02, 2016 1:59 pm

Anchor Moy wrote:The plastic one is for bathrooms and wet surfaces only. It's like a scrubbing brush with a handle. It is not a broom, which is why it doesn't work as a broom. Hope that helps 8)
Yes and it works well with ground too.
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Re: Broom Broom

Post by kiwiincambodia » Wed Mar 02, 2016 1:59 pm

Am I the only one who always reads the title as boom boom?
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Re: Broom Broom

Post by prahkeitouj » Wed Mar 02, 2016 2:00 pm

You must wear dirty glasses!
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