When Swiffer was introduced into the marketplace, I was intrigued. I had been using a feather duster as my main dusting tool in the cleaning business, but it wasn’t perfect. So when I found them in the cleaning aisle of Target, I quickly grabbed my starter kit.
It was love at first use.
Shortly later they introduced the Swiffer Extender Pole and well, I was hooked.
I’m a self-confessed Swiffer addict. When I do have to venture out and clean with the team, if someone leaves the Swiffer behind in a house, I’m not happy. Without it, it makes dusting and cleaning harder than it has to be.
In a nutshell, Swiffer makes dusting and cleaning easy breezy.
And the best part is over the years they have added high-quality products to their line-up and honestly I LOVE them all! Here are a few of my favorites, but if I had to pick just one tool it would be the Swiffer Duster Extender Pole! No home should be without one or more!
But there are other ways in which my team uses the Swiffer duster to clean a home fast!
Today, I’m going to show you how to use your Swiffer, particularly the extender pole duster when you vacuum.
That’s right I’m going to show you five ways we use our Swiffer when we’re out cleaning to make cleaning fast and easy and most of all simple.
How To Use The Swiffer Extender Pole Duster When You Vacuum
CORNERS OF THE FLOOR
So much gets stuck in the corner of a floor.
Crumbs, gadgets, do-dads, and dirt seem to collect there making it impossible to get at it with a vacuum. Inevitably, you have to take apart the mechanism and use the hose to grab whatever is stuck there.
But, we found a brilliant way to eliminate that unnecessary step and get the corners cleaned super fast!
Use the Swiffer Extender Pole to push the debris out in front of the vacuum to make it accessible to picking it up with the vacuum.
Just keep the pole extended and as you vacuum use the tool when you approach a corner. Sweep out the debris and voile – it’s right there ready to be sucked up in the vacuum. You don’t even have to bend over – which believe me is a godsend and saves your back.
BETWEEN THE WALL AND CABINET/STOVE/REFRIGERATOR
Crumbs without a doubt have fallen off your counter and are now stuck between either the wall and your stove, refrigerator or cabinet. A vacuum cleaner hose is typically too large to fit between these spaces making it almost impossible to clean.
That was until the Swiffer Duster Extender Pole came along.
Now all you have to do is swipe the duster in-between the spaces and push the debris out onto the main floor where vacuuming up the debris becomes much simpler.
You can do this when you vacuum or when you sweep. Anytime you need to do a quick clean this handy dusting tool will make vacuuming a breeze.
Cabinets typically sit too close to the floor not allowing most vacuums to fit underneath.
Until now this meant taking apart your vacuum to attach the pole and hose, but not anymore.
Simply use the Swiffer Extender Pole to sweep it out so you can easily vacuum it up.
UNMOVABLE FURNITURE AGAINST A WALL
Furniture can be quite large and very heavy making it impossible to move every time you vacuum. Armoires, pianos, and even large couches and sectionals can weigh more than you think.
Because homes are filled with oversized furniture it makes moving them impossible each week.
So instead, when you find dust and debris behind heavy furniture use the use your Swiffer Extender Pole to get all that dust out.
This way you know it’s clean behind the furniture but you don’t have to worry about pulling your back out in the process. You can wait for a deep clean to make that happen!
When you have carpeted stairs and if you own an upright vacuum you know first hand how hard it can be to get the stairs cleaned.
First, you’ll use the Swiffer to dust along any hard surfaces that abutt the carpeting.
Second, use the Swiffer to get lint, crumbs and other stuff that gets stuck in the seam of the carpet, where the carpet has been stapled to the wood underneath. Your Swiffer can simply be used to push that debris out from the crevices and onto the floor where you can more easily vacuum it up.
When you’re looking to clean your house fast and you don’t have time to mess with the vacuum cleaner attachments, using a tool like the Swiffer Extender Pole makes a ton of sense.
Using your Swiffer dusting tool eliminates time-wasting steps so you can finish up fast. Check out this short video with additional tips to make using your Swiffer easy.
We’re always looking for new ways to use our Swiffer duster tools. If you’ve got a great suggestion, we’d love to hear it!