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Publication numberUS20050177968 A1
Publication typeApplication
Application numberUS 11/052,995
Publication dateAug 18, 2005
Filing dateFeb 7, 2005
Priority dateFeb 18, 2004
Publication number052995, 11052995, US 2005/0177968 A1, US 2005/177968 A1, US 20050177968 A1, US 20050177968A1, US 2005177968 A1, US 2005177968A1, US-A1-20050177968, US-A1-2005177968, US2005/0177968A1, US2005/177968A1, US20050177968 A1, US20050177968A1, US2005177968 A1, US2005177968A1
InventorsDiana Ramson
Original AssigneeDiana Ramson
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Sole scrubbers
US 20050177968 A1
Abstract
Sole Scrubbers is a product that provides fast and easy cleaning of shower floors. This product is made using a basic rubber thong-like sandal and attaching a scouring pad to the bottom of sole with an waterproof adhesive. By slipping your feet into a pair of Sole Scrubbers (the thong-like sandals) you simply use your leg muscles and body weight to clean unwanted dirt and residue on shower floors, which eliminates the grueling task of bending over and getting on hands and knees to perform the cleaning process using the cleaning products available today.
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Claims(3)
1. A one-piece device that is worn by individual on their bare feet comprising of a thong-like sandal and scouring pad which is attached on the bottom of thong-like sandal with a waterproof clue.
2. The scrubber device of claim 1 wherein said heel strap for additional secure to feet.
3. Scouring material of claim 1 wherein can consist of any material used in scouring the bathroom showers. Can consist from high abrasive pad to gentle scrubbing material.
Description
CROSS-REFERENCE TO RELATED APPLICATIONS

This nonprovisional application claim priority on a provisional application filed Feb. 18, 2004, Application No. 60/545,215

STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT.

Not Applicable.

REFERENCE TO SEQUENCE LISTING, A TABLE, OR A COMPUTER PROGRAM LISTING COMPACT DISC APPENDIX

Not Applicable.

BACKGROUND OF INVENTION

The invention relates generally to cleaning shower floors.

Conventional cleaning implements used to scrub shower floors include a wide array of scouring brushes, sponges and scouring pads. However cleaning the shower floors can be difficult and very hard on the body, which unfortunately requires getting on your hands, knees and bending over, causing considerable muscular effort and stress with arms and back, plus discomfort on your knees. Cleaning shower floors the traditional way constitutes a difficult and dreaded task that usually gets postponed until the scrum build-up is unbearable.

The present invention provides an easy and improved device to clean shower floors. By just slipping your feet into the sole scrubbers the device is designed to facilitate a more easy and effective way of cleaning the shower floors, by the use of the user's leg muscles and body weight.

The only product similar to this present invention is a patent titled Foot Mounted Scrubber Device. This product is focused and designed to clean regular floors. Specific problems involved with this prior invention is that it has to be attached to your regular shoe, which may not be waterproof nor a shoe you want to clean with. The sole scrubbers are created to clean your shower floors. The product is made of rubber, making it water-resistant, plus it fits directly on the bare foot, making it less cumbersome and easy to use.

BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION

In accordance with the invention, a sole scrubber device is provided for use in cleaning shower floors. It's a waterproof device designed for easy and quick shower floor clean-ups. Simple to use, just slip your bare foot into the thong-like device, then using your leg muscles and body weight, clean your shower floor. No more bending over or getting on your hands and knees.

The sole scrubbers is a device comprising of a rubber like thong sandal having a scouring material clued to the sole of the thong-like sandal with a waterproof clueing substance.

The sole scrubbers, a scouring sole is a product developed to make cleaning showers and bath tubs less taxing. The sole scrubbers consist of a scouring layer on the sole area of the thong-like sandal, which, as related to typical tub/shower cleaning tools (i.e. latex gloves, scouring pads and scouring brushes) eliminates the need to use all tools individually through it combined usage feature. Sole scrubbers is an easy and quick way to maintain your shower floors without the pain and taxation on your back, knees, and hands.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE SEVERAL VIEW OF THE DRAWING

Figure A. This illustration depicts the bottom sole of the thong-like sandal.

Figure B. This illustration depicts the scouring layer of the thong-like sandal.

Figure C. This illustration depicts the front view of the sole scrubber, highlighting the rubber strap your foot slides into.

Figure D. This illustration depicts the layers of the sole scrubbers which is the rubber sole, plus the scouring layer.

Figure E. This illustration depicts the front and side view of the sole scrubber. Highlighted is the thong-like sandal sole, plus the scouring layer which is attached by using a permanent and waterproof adhesive.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

The sole scrubbers, a scouring sole is an device designed to make cleaning your shower floors easy, quick and less taxing on your knees, hands, and back. The sole scrubber consists of a thong-like sandal made of rubber. A scouring material cut in the same shape of the thong-like sandal is attached to the bottom sole of the thong-like sandal by a permanent and waterproof adhesive.

Figure A. This illustration depicts the bottom sole of the thong-like sandal. In Figure B. the illustration depicts the scouring layer of the thong-like sandal which is attached to the sole of the thong-like sandal. Figure C. illustrates the front view of the sole scrubber, highlighting the rubber strap your foot slides into. Figure D. illustrates the approximate thickness of the layers of the sole scrubbers which is the rubber sole, plus the scouring layer. Figure E. This illustration depicts the front and side view of the sole scrubber. Highlighted is the thong-like sandal sole, plus the scouring layer which is attached by using a permanent and waterproof adhesive.

Referenced by
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US7845043 *Mar 10, 2007Dec 7, 2010Mclogan Lisa KFoot-worn scrubbing apparatus
US8060974Dec 6, 2010Nov 22, 2011Mclogan Lisa KFoot-worn scrubbing apparatus
Classifications
U.S. Classification15/227
International ClassificationA47L13/16, A43B3/10, A43B3/00, A47L13/282
Cooperative ClassificationA43B3/00, A47L13/16, A47L13/282, A43B3/108
European ClassificationA47L13/282, A47L13/16, A43B3/10S, A43B3/00