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I don't have much floor to sweep (everywhere but the kitchen and bathroom is carpeted), but between a long-haired dog, a cat, and a lot of cooking, the dirt builds up!
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Unswept floor - dirtiest in front of the stove and the counter to the left.
Unswept floor - dirtiest in front of the stove and the counter to the left.
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Sweeping the floor.
Sweeping the floor.
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All the gunk I swept off the floor.
All the gunk I swept off the floor.
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Swept floor, featuring a few stuck bits that will get hit with a mop in just a moment.
Swept floor, featuring a few stuck bits that will get hit with a mop in just a moment.
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I have a feeling my submission above got missed since all I submitted that day have not been responded to.  If I am missing something for it or it doesn't qualify just let me know.  If I'm just getting too antsy just ignore me too.  I can be patient.  ;)  Here is the direct link.  https://permies.com/wiki/pep-bb-nest-sand-sweepfloor#1170807
 
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Apparently Roomba got into a fight with the cats' feeders, and Roomba won.  The floor was the ultimate loser.
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Here is my submission. I'm always amazed by the amount of crud, today there was a couple of shards of glass under the yellow sofa - no one owned up to breaking anything, its a mystery.



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I left my floors unvacuumed for 3 days (normally I do it every day) just for this badge haha. Wanted to show I could sweep enough crud.

I'm using a traditional Japanese pan to sweep into. Its actually made out of cardboard and hand pained with kakishibu (persimmon tanin). It makes it really stiff and durable. If you have astringent persimmons you can make this natural paint yourself and use it to paint wood with (interior use).
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Before (zoom in to where the counters meet the floor to see all the gunk)
Before (zoom in to where the counters meet the floor to see all the gunk)
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Sweeping
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Finished
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