This ClipArt gallery offers 12 illustrations of various household cleaning supplies, tools, and equipment.

A besom, or brush with a long handle, for sweeping floors, etc.

Broom

A besom, or brush with a long handle, for sweeping floors, etc.

A broom is a cleaning tool consisting of stiff fibres attached to, and roughly parallel to, a cylindrical handle, the broomstick. It is commonly used in combination with a dustpan.

Broom Head

A broom is a cleaning tool consisting of stiff fibres attached to, and roughly parallel to, a cylindrical…

A broom is a cleaning tool consisting of stiff fibers attached to, and roughly parallel to, a cylindrical handle, the broomstick. It is commonly used in combination with a dustpan.

Combination Whisk Broom

A broom is a cleaning tool consisting of stiff fibers attached to, and roughly parallel to, a cylindrical…

A cleaning implement for sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a long handle

Sweeping Broom

A cleaning implement for sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a long handle

"A dustless brush. The back of the brush is hollow and is filled with kerosene, which slowly trickles down and keeps the bristles moist while the sweeping is being done." — Ritchie, 1918

Dustless brush

"A dustless brush. The back of the brush is hollow and is filled with kerosene, which slowly trickles…

An electric vacuum cleaner.

Electric Vacuum Cleaner

An electric vacuum cleaner.

A dust beater is a cleaning utensil, commonly used in combination with a broom. The dust beater may appear to be a type of flat scoop.

Dust Beater

A dust beater is a cleaning utensil, commonly used in combination with a broom. The dust beater may…

A Japanese feather duster holder.

Feather Duster

A Japanese feather duster holder.

A mop is a textile mounted on a handle used in cleaning. It is generally used for cleaning floors. To clean a floor, the mop is soaked in a bucket of water, into which some cleaning solution has usually been added, and swept against the floor surface. This bucket includes a wringer to strain excess water from the mop, to control the amount of water transferred to the floor.

Mop Wringer

A mop is a textile mounted on a handle used in cleaning. It is generally used for cleaning floors. To…

This is a combination scrubber and mop for both household and industrial cleaning.

Combined Scrubber and Mop

This is a combination scrubber and mop for both household and industrial cleaning.

"The oil dust mop is treated with some oily substance and has the power of holding dust, thus preventing the dust from flying about the room."—The Federal Digest, 1921

Oil Dust Mop

"The oil dust mop is treated with some oily substance and has the power of holding dust, thus preventing…

A mangle or wringer is a mechanical laundry aid consisting of two rollers in a sturdy frame, connected by cogs and, in its home version, powered by a hand crank or electrically.

Mop Wringer

A mangle or wringer is a mechanical laundry aid consisting of two rollers in a sturdy frame, connected…