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Refilling a Swiffer Wet Jet

How does one refill an empty Wet Jet bottle?

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September 21, 20170 found this helpful

Step 1
Dunk the bottle cap in hot water to soften the plastic.

Step 2
Twist it off.

Step 3
Clip off the little locking tabs with a pair of nail clippers.

Step 4
Your previously locked Wet Jet reservoir is now a plain old refillable bottle you can refill with the cleaning solution of your choice.

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September 21, 20170 found this helpful

These are really nice to use but refill bottles are almost highway robbery. This is an easy fix and only takes a few minutes and it will work with other Non-refillable bottles similar to this.

  • Heat a cup of water in microwave approximately 2 minutes (close to a boil).
  • Take empty Wet Jet bottle and place in cup of hot water - hold top under water for about 1 minute (longer sometimes).
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  • Remove bottle and immediately take oven mitt, pot holder or thick cloth and twist off cap (easy job).
  • Use clippers (toenail best) or X-acto knife to clip/cut plastic tips on inside of cap. These are what make the lid hard to remove. Your cap is now ready to use.
  • Refill your bottle with cleaner of your choice. Some people use white vinegar but others use a mild household cleaner or floor cleaner (that does not have to be rinsed).
  • Amount to use? Personal preference but usually about 1/4 cup vinegar/cleaner and then fill the bottle with water.

I would suggest you try different cleaners and maybe even milder solutions until you find what works best for you.

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September 22, 20170 found this helpful

The cap is self-locking but it is just plastic, nothing special.

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Step 1
Boil a small pot of water and dunk the cap into the pot.

Step 2
Take the cap off. The hot water will have softened the plastic.

Step 3
Then clip off the locking tabs with the nail clippers.

Now it is a refillable bottle for you to put whatever solution you want in it.

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