Handle for a floor cleaning implement

  • US 7,581,274 B1
  • Filed: 12/30/2004
  • Issued: 09/01/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/30/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A floor cleaning implement comprising:

  • (a) a cleaning head,(b) a cleaning element on the cleaning head, and(c) a handle, the handle comprising;

    (i) an elongated pole having a top end and a bottom end, the bottom end being attached to the cleaning head,(ii) an end cap fixedly mounted over the top end of the elongated pole, and(iii) an angled hang cap including a connecting portion movably mounted over the end cap and defining a central longitudinal axis, and an axially elongated gripping portion extending longitudinally from the connecting portion at an angle relative to the central longitudinal axis, the hang cap having a hole for use in removably mounting the cleaning implement onto a hook attached on a wall or other surface,(iv) the end cap and the hang cap being constructed so that the hang cap, when mounted in place over the end cap, can move rotationally relative to the end cap but not up or down relative to the end cap,(v) whereby, the elongated pole along with the cleaning head can be rotated relative to the hang cap.

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