WO2012103453A3 - Cleaning implement - Google Patents

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WO2012103453A3
WO2012103453A3 PCT/US2012/022931 US2012022931W WO2012103453A3 WO 2012103453 A3 WO2012103453 A3 WO 2012103453A3 US 2012022931 W US2012022931 W US 2012022931W WO 2012103453 A3 WO2012103453 A3 WO 2012103453A3
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Prior art keywords
cleaning
broom
mop
implement
position
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PCT/US2012/022931
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David Philip BIRNBAUM
James S. Mandle
David R. Schiff
Mathieu D. TURPAULT
Jace A. Weaver
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Quickie Manufacturing Corporation
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Priority to US201161437652P priority Critical
Priority to US61/437,652 priority
Priority to US201161439008P priority
Priority to US61/439,008 priority
Priority to US61/473,840 priority
Priority to US201161473840P priority
Application filed by Quickie Manufacturing Corporation filed Critical Quickie Manufacturing Corporation
Publication of WO2012103453A2 publication Critical patent/WO2012103453A2/en
Publication of WO2012103453A3 publication Critical patent/WO2012103453A3/en

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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47LDOMESTIC WASHING OR CLEANING; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47L13/00Implements for cleaning floors, carpets, furniture, walls, or wall coverings
    • A47L13/10Scrubbing; Scouring; Cleaning; Polishing
    • A47L13/12Implements with several different treating devices
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A46BRUSHWARE
    • A46BBRUSHES
    • A46B11/00Brushes with reservoir or other means for applying substances, e.g. paints, pastes, water
    • A46B11/001Brushes with reservoir or other means for applying substances, e.g. paints, pastes, water with integral reservoirs
    • A46B11/002Brushes with reservoir or other means for applying substances, e.g. paints, pastes, water with integral reservoirs pressurised at moment of use manually or by powered means
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47LDOMESTIC WASHING OR CLEANING; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47L13/00Implements for cleaning floors, carpets, furniture, walls, or wall coverings
    • A47L13/10Scrubbing; Scouring; Cleaning; Polishing
    • A47L13/20Mops
    • A47L13/22Mops with liquid-feeding devices
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A46BRUSHWARE
    • A46BBRUSHES
    • A46B2200/00Brushes characterized by their functions, uses or applications
    • A46B2200/30Brushes for cleaning or polishing
    • A46B2200/302Broom

Abstract

A multipurpose cleaning implement that permits a user to remove at least one of loose matter, stains and stuck-on debris from floor surfaces. The device includes an elongate handle the lower end of which is connected to a cleaning head that carries cleaning material. In an embodiment, the cleaning head is selectively positionable between a broom/scrubbing position and a mop position. In various embodiments, the implement possesses characteristics of a broom, a scrubbing brush and/or a mop.
PCT/US2012/022931 2011-01-30 2012-01-27 Cleaning implement WO2012103453A2 (en)

Priority Applications (6)

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US201161437652P true 2011-01-30 2011-01-30
US61/437,652 2011-01-30
US201161439008P true 2011-02-03 2011-02-03
US61/439,008 2011-02-03
US201161473840P true 2011-04-11 2011-04-11
US61/473,840 2011-04-11

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WO2012103453A3 true WO2012103453A3 (en) 2012-10-11

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US6202246B1 (en) * 1999-07-26 2001-03-20 Laura Boucher Multi-purpose scrub mop
US6871372B2 (en) * 2002-09-27 2005-03-29 Quickie Manufacturing Corporation Mop with cleaning head member and scrubber
US7007338B2 (en) * 2003-01-16 2006-03-07 Garabedian Jr Aram Advanced aerosol cleaning system
US20060048318A1 (en) * 2003-09-03 2006-03-09 The Procter & Gamble Company Multi-surfaces cleaning implement
US20060288508A1 (en) * 2004-12-14 2006-12-28 Knopow Jeremy F Extendable cleaning implement having two support heads
US7841039B1 (en) * 2005-09-06 2010-11-30 William Squire Cleaning implement, cleaning pad, and scrubbing device
US20080032577A1 (en) * 2006-08-07 2008-02-07 Nicola John Policicchio Duster system for damp and dry dusting
US20080072388A1 (en) * 2006-09-25 2008-03-27 Jones Terry G Dual opposing swivelling head implement
US20100319148A1 (en) * 2009-06-22 2010-12-23 Tsung Mou Yu Cleaning Device

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