The straight polypropylene bristles will not mat or tangle while sweeping all types of debris. This Milwaukee Dustless push broom is not harmed by water, chemicals, grease, or oil. It is extremely long wearing, and will outlast the competition nearly 3-to-1! You have to use either our 2-piece wood/steel handle, or our 1-piece steel handle with this broom. If this is not the type of broom you were looking for, please take a look at our complete line of push brooms.