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17 GENIUS DUSTING HACKS THAT KEEP YOUR HOUSE DUST FREE LONGER
Raise your hand if you enjoy dusting?
Ok, I didn’t think so.
When I had my residential cleaning company this was the one task I refused to do. I hate to dust.
I hate to dust my own home and I hated dusting other people’s home so I always got one of the other girls on that task.
But dusting immediately gives a home a sense of cleanliness. Am I right?
Picture the last time you dusted and how fantastic your house looked after it was completed.
Because we can all appreciate how awesome a dusted home looks like, then the only option is to find solutions to dusting less.
Here’s my best collection of brilliant dusting hacks that will keep your house dust free longer.
1. HOW TO CONTROL DUST IN YOUR HOME
How To Control Dust In Your Home – A Mess Free Life
Using the best products for the job is key to controlling dust. Habits and routines are also a factor in how dust-free your house is. Learn how I control dust in my home.
2. HOW TO CLEAN DARK WOOD FLOORS
How To Clean Dark Wood Floors – Our Fifth House
Keep dust off of dark hardwood floors can be challenging. Getting into a routine for keeping your hardwoods dust-free and clean is key.
3. DUSTING AND CLEANING INDOOR PLANTS
Dusting and Cleaning Indoor Plants – Our House Plants
Keeping indoor plants free of dust and dirt is important for not only the plant, but for your indoor air quality. Here are various methods for keeping them dust and pest-free, depending on the type of plant.
4. HOW TO CLEAN BLINDS
How To Clean Blinds – Happy Family Blog
Dusting your blinds can be time consuming and messy, as it often kicks up even more dust as you’re trying to clean each individual blind slat. Here’s a way that reduces those problems and gives your blinds a deep clean at the same time. Genius!
5. EASY WAY TO DUST LAMP SHADES
Easy Way To Dust Lamp Shades – Lemons Lavender and Laundry
What’s the one item that gets overlooked the most when you’re on a dusting spree? Lampshades! If your lampshades are fabric, you know that traditional dusting techniques usually won’t work on them. Here’s a handy tool that you probably haven’t thought of that will quickly grab dust off your fabric shades with minimal effort.
6. HOW TO CLEAN BASEBOARDS
How To Clean Baseboards – Kiwi Services
Baseboards often get overlooked during the dusting process. Since they’re floor-level they tend to pick up dirt and dust easily. Once you’ve cleaned your baseboards, you’ll want to keep them dust-free using this simple hack. A few minutes now will save you time later!
7. HOW TO USE THE SWIFFER EXTENDER POLE DUSTER WHEN YOU VACUUM
How To Use The Swiffer Extender Pole Duster When You Vacuum – A Debt Free Stress Free Life
This gadget is a lifesaver for those hard to reach places that need dusting and cleaning. If you’re not using it all the time, every time you dust and clean, consider adding it into your routine.
8. HOW TO KEEP YOUR VENTS CLEAN
How To Keep Your Vents Clean – Somewhat Simple
Vent grates are hard to clean. And cleaning and dusting them just seems to stir up more dust, right? Here’s a brilliant hack for keeping them clean and dust-free.
9. SECRETS TO REDUCE DUST IN YOUR HOME
Secrets To Reduce Dust In Your Home – Centsable Momma
Did you know that the fabrics in your home are amazing dust collectors? These tips point out how to clean and care for textiles that hold onto dust as well as choosing the right dusting products to contain dust while you clean.
10. DUST YOUR ELECTRONICS THE EASY WAY
Dust Your Electronics The Easy Way – Mom4Real
Here’s a great way to repurpose a common laundry item for dusting purposes. Your electronics are a magnet for dust and this trick will not only remove the dust but help repel dust in the future. Such an easy trick!
11. HOW TO CLEAN WALLS AND CEILINGS
How To Clean Walls And Ceilings – HouseWife How-To’s
Yes, ceilings can get dusty, too! You’ll want to start with your ceilings first so that any dust from on high will naturally fall below. Here are tips on how to safely clean and dust ceilings and walls without the use of a ladder.
12. HOW TO CLEAN YOUR LAPTOP
How To Clean Your Laptop – Life Wire
Ever had your laptop’s keyboard start to stick or the keys just won’t press down like they should? Could be that dust and particles are stuck in and under the keyboard. Here are tips to help you clean your laptop without damaging all the delicate parts.
13. TWO FOOLPROOF WAYS TO CLEAN A DUSTY CANDLE
Two Foolproof Ways To Clean A Dusty Candle – Bright Nest
Before you light those pretty candles, make sure your dust them first with one or both of these tips!
14. HOW TO CLEAN A DUSTY CEILING FAN
How To Easily Clean And Dust A Ceiling Fan – I Dream Of Clean
This hack for dusting a ceiling fan will trap that dust and keep it from falling downward as you clean each blade.
15. SPEED CLEAN A BIG BOOKCASE
Speed Clean A Big Bookcase – Real Simple
If you have a bookcase full of cherished books, you’ll want to make sure that you keep them dusted and free from moisture. Here’s a quick way to dust your personal library.
16. HOW TO USE VACUUM CLEANER ATTACHMENTS
How To Use Vacuum Cleaner Attachments – A Mess Free Life
So you’ve got a new vacuum cleaner with all these removable parts. What do you do with them? Are they really necessary? How do you use them? I’ll show you the best uses for these attachments so that you can make dusting and cleaning a quicker and easier task.