Looking for a quick fix style mop? Well, then it’s time to say hello to the O-Cedar ProMist spray mop.
O-Cedar has been making quality floor cleaning products for years, but will the ProMist spray mop be the best mop for most users? It’s time to find out!
Continue reading below to discover if the O-Cedar ProMist is the right spray mop for you.
- Design 93%
- Performance 90%
- Quality 93%
- Usability 93%
- Value 93%
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- The O-Cedar ProMist is lightweight and easy to maneuver.
- This spray mop does a nice job of cleaning both light and tough stuck on messes.
- The ProMist does not handle liquid messes well.
- Only one cleaning pad is included with this spray mop.
The Bottom Line
The O-Cedar ProMist spray mop is simple, easy to use, ultra lightweight (2lbs), and inexpensive. In many ways, it’s a better version of the Swiffer Wet Jet. You can fill it with whatever cleaning solution you prefer and cleaning pads are washable / reusable. The O-Cedar spray mop is great for anyone who needs a simple and fast everyday mop.
The O-Cedar ProMist spray mop has an extremely simple design. There are not a lot of moving parts on this mop.
DESIGN | O-Cedar designed this mop with simplicity and convenience in mind. The top of the mop contains a circular handle, which is also where the trigger for spraying water is housed. As you move down the mop, the water tank is located in the center of the body. From there, the cleaning head is attached to the body and the cleaning pads are held onto the cleaning head by Velcro straps.
CLEANING PADS | The cleaning pads for the O-Cedar ProMist are microfiber and contain small scrubbing strips. These scrubbing strips help to agitate dirt and stuck on debris on your floor.
The pad sits on the bottom of the cleaning head and attaches via Velcro strips.
AESTHETIC | The O-Cedar ProMist is nothing to write home to mom about, but its low key aesthetic gives it a clean style. An all red color scheme makes up the vast majority of the mop, in addition to a few gray color pops along the handle.
How O-Cedar ProMist Cleans
The O-Cedar ProMist spray mop cleans in a fairly straightforward manner:
- Squeeze the trigger to spray water or cleaning solution
- Use the mop to clean up water or cleaning solution off of your floor.
SCRUBBING | Once the water is sprayed in front of the mop, users can push the mop back and forth to clean up the mess. While doing so, small scrubbers on the bottom of the cleaning head will work to provide a tougher scrubbing pattern on the floor. This cleaning method helps to lift up tougher, stuc- on debris.
How big is the O-Cedar ProMist Spray Mop
The O-Cedar ProMist is a bit taller than most mops we have tested, coming in at 53.4″ tall, 8.6″ wide, and 4.8″ deep. On the other hand, this spray mop only weighs 1.95 pounds.
- Length – 53.4″
- Width – 8.6″
- Depth – 4.8″
- Weight – 1.95 pounds
Similar to most other mops, the O-Cedar spray mop does not include much when it comes to accessories:
Cleaning Pad: A single cleaning pad is included with the purchase of this O-Cedar spray mop. The pad is microfiber and contains small scrubbing zones to help with dirt and debris.
Again, the simplicity of this spray mop means no extra accessories or parts are available. The only accessory you can purchase for this mop is extra cleaning pads. Which may be a good idea for many consumers, since the ProMist only comes with a single cleaning pad.
If you decide you need a mop with more cleaning accessories see our Bissell Crosswave Review, as well as our comparisons on the Crosswave vs. Hoover Floormate and Crosswave vs. Symphony. All of the aforementioned mops have a much wider variety of extras.
The following tests are designed to show how the O-Cedar ProMist performs as both a mop and a sweeper.
We tested the O-Cedar ProMist as a mop on tile flooring, spreading three different debris types across the floor and attempting to mop the debris up over three separate passes.
Next, we tested the O-Cedar ProMist spray mop as a sweeper, making several sweeping passes across a dusty hardwood floor. After doing so, we took a look at the floors and made our assessment of the O-Cedar ProMist’s cleaning performance.
- Dirt / Mud 100%
- Honey 90%
- Water 80%
- Sweeping 100%
For starters, the mop test contains three debris types:
- Dirt / mud
- Water (dyed green for visibility)
Each of these debris types offers a different level of stickiness and consistency, allowing us to test the O-Cedar spray mop against a light, heavy, and liquid substance. All three debris types are spread across our testing lane in three separate sections.
Throughout our mopping tests, we try to give real-life examples and be as consistent and fair as possible. The mopping test procedure goes as follows:
- Measure out 3 oz of water (dyed green for visibility) and spread the soda across the back of the testing lane.
- Squirt honey in the middle of the testing lane, covering a majority of the width of the lane.
- Create a muddy substance from dirt and water then spread the mud with a shoe.
- Make a pass across the testing lane and compare the amount of each debris type mopped up on pass number one to the untouched debris.
- Make pass number two across the lane and analyze the amount of each debris type mopped up.
- Make a third pass, if necessary.
For additional mop tests, see our complete list of mop reviews here.
The overall performance we saw from this O-Cedar spray mop was quite good.
WATER CLEANING | The water test was by far the most difficult for the O-Cedar ProMist to complete. As we tried to mop up the water (dyed green for visibility), the mop worked to soak up as much as possible. After reaching max capacity, the pad began to spread the rest of the water around our testing lane.
This was somewhat expected, as the cleaning pad is a touch smaller than most we have tested to date. That said, I was more impressed than I thought I would be with how much water the pad was actually able to soak up during this test. It may not be the most appropriate option for large liquid spills, but some smaller messes could definitely be tackled by this O-Cedar spray mop.
MUD CLEANING | Mud was the most successful test we saw with the O-Cedar mop. Though the mud is just a thin layer, the water sprayed from the ProMist was able to loosen it up while the cleaning pad and scrubbers worked to remove it from the floor.
One pass was enough to pick up 95% of the mud and after another pass or two, there was no visible mud remaining on the tile floor.
HONEY CLEANING | Honey was a perfect middleman test for this mop. The water was almost too much, the mud was simply too easy, and the honey was a great challenge.
As in the mud test, the water sprayed out from the ProMist was able to loosen the honey, just not to the same degree as the mud. Therefore, the cleaning pad and scrubbers had to work harder when being pushed across the honey.
We found that the overall test was a success, but there was some remaining honey left on the tile that we could not necessarily see. Yet, I do believe enough passes with some good force could remove all of the honey from our testing lane. But to be fair, we made the same number of passes across the water and mud that we did the honey.
If you find your floors frequently have super sticky stuff on them, you may want to consider a steam mop. We have been really impressed with the Hoover Twin Tanks steam mop. It dominated the honey in our cleaning test.
Sweeping is certainly one of the biggest pros with O-Cedar ProMist spray mop. This is a quick and easy process where users can just grab and go. No need to plug the mop in or wait around for it to heat up (like you would with steam mops like the Shark Genius). This O-Cedar is ready to rock and roll from the get-go.
Once you’re ready to sweep your floors, grab the mop, spray the area you would like to clean and push the mop across that area. Throughout our tests, we noticed the ProMist doing a fine job of removing the dust and dirt off of the floor, with ease. There was no extra force required by us.
It doesn’t get any easier than using this O-Cedar spray mop.
SETUP | There is virtually no setup required with this mop. It comes fully assembled right out of the box and is ready to be used. The only step you need to take before using the O-Cedar spray mop is filling the water tank.
FILL TANK | To fill the water tank you have to remove it from the body of the O-Cedar ProMist. Simply press the small release button just below the tank and pull the tank straight up and away from the unit. From there, unscrew the cap and fill it with water before placing the tank back into the body of the mop.
CLEANING PAD | The cleaning pad is already attached to the bottom of the mop. Therefore, now that you have filled the water tank and replaced it back on the mop, you’re ready to start cleaning.
DAILY USE | Now that you’re ready to mop, all you have to do is squeeze the trigger spraying water where you’d like, and mop it up. That’s it. There’s no heating this mop up or plugging it in. Just point, shoot, and mop.
All in all, this O-Cedar spray mop is extremely easy to use.
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Maneuverability on the O-Cedar ProMist spray mop is good, but could be better in some areas.
TURNING | With regard to turning, the ProMist does a nice job. The handle rotates with ease, allowing the head to turn as well. The mop is able to make a smooth 90° turn, which can be beneficial when mopping around furniture, corners, and other obstacles in your home.
FLAT LAY | The ability of this mop to lie flat on the ground, without having the cleaning head lift off of the floor, was impressive. That said, the ability to lie flat is hindered by the size and location of the water tank.
While cleaning, we tried to push the mop under a couch but ran into an issue where the water tank hit the front edge of the couch. So while the mop is able to lie flat, it is not much of a benefit considering the tank hits the obstacle in front of you before you’re able to reach too far.
MOVEMENT EASE | One major pro about the O-Cedar ProMist spray mop is its weight. Weighing less than 2 lbs makes this mop easy to move around when mopping. This can be quite beneficial if you have a large area to clean.
The following table indicates the frequency at which you will likely want to replace the various parts and components of the mop. However, your individual experiences may vary
|Accessory / Part||Replacement Frequency||Replacement Cost|
|Cleaning pad||As needed||Check Price|
Maintenance on the ProMist spray mop is simple. Wash and replace the cleaning pad as needed and you’re good to go.
Maintaining the O-Cedar ProMist spray mop should cost around $7.50 a year. This includes replacing the washable cleaning pad once per year.
If you use your mop more often, you may want to get 1-2 more cleaning pads per year. But again, it really depends on use.
The overall value of this O-Cedar ProMist spray mop is hard to beat. The price is low, the performance is above average, and the convenience is solid
Keep in mind, this mop is in a different category than a lot of the more expensive mops we’ve tested (like Shark’s steam Pocket and the Bissell Crosswave), but considering the price, its performance exceeded expectations.
The maneuverability is another plus. It weighs less than 2 lbs and is able to turn with ease, making a cleaning session quick and painless. However, I do wish the design allowed the mop to reach farther under furniture and other tight obstacles.
Maintenance is also extremely simple. Wash or replace the cleaning pad on a regular basis and you will be good to go.
With regard to warranty and returns, O-Cedar offers a 1-year limited warranty with the ProMist spray mop, in addition to a 30-day return period, via Amazon.
Below is a complete list of important specifications and features included on the O-Cedar ProMist spray mop:
|Floor Type||All hard floor (indoor)|
|Water Tank Capacity||0.83 L|
|Returns||30 days via Amazon. Varies by retailer|
The O-Cedar ProMist spray mop is a well-rounded spray mop that could be a good quick-fix option added to virtually any home.
I would recommend the O-Cedar ProMist if you’re looking for the following features in a spray mop:
- Don’t need a fancy mop – This O-Cedar spray mop is as simple as it gets. No extra bells and whistles, just a water tank, trigger, and cleaning pad.
- Want a good performer – Although this is a minimalist mop, the ProMist did a great job during our cleaning tests. This mop is able to lift and remove hard stuck on messes as well as lightly stuck on, with ease.
- Need a quick fix mop – If you’re looking for more of a quick fix instead of a big bulky mop, this could be a great option. Just grab and go. The only setup required before you mop is adding water to the tank and slapping on a cleaning pad.
For more information on the O-Cedar ProMist visit Amazon.com.
Last Updated - August 3, 2018
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- August 3, 2018 – Updated the review score as part of our site-wide 1.0 scoring overhaul. Score decreased from 96% to 92%.
Light, Inexpensive, Convenient
The O-Cedar ProMist is a spray mop designed to be your go-to for quick messes. This spray mop has an extremely simple design and is built to be more of a simple solution as compared to your more traditional mops. This O-Cedar could be a good fit for any user who needs a lightweight, good performing spray mop for their interior floors.
Derek Hales is the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of ModernCastle.com. He is a passionate perfectionist when it comes to testing and reviewing products for the home. When he is not testing new products, Derek enjoys golf, tennis, and PC gaming. Derek lives in Phoenix, Arizona, with his wife, Samantha, and poodle, Tibbers.