An Electric Dustpan
Forget the feather duster. The easiest way to get loose dust off your knickknacks—and anywhere else in your home—is to blow it away with a hair dryer. If you’re dusting something super-dirty like a radiator, hang a damp cloth or damp newspapers on the wall behind it first, then use your hair dryer to blow the dust off it. The dust will stick to the wet surface behind it, and then you can simply throw away the cloth or paper.
Dryer Sheets for Dusting
After you take your laundry out of the dryer, use the fabric softener sheet to give your TV, computer, and lamp shades a swipe. It’s static-fighting properties will keep them cleaner for longer.
How to Dust Paintings
If you have a precious oil painting in your home, it’s important to keep it clean without damaging it. Our surprising cleaning tool of choice is a piece of white bread! White bread has the perfect amount of moisture to easily pick up dust, without being so wet that it will ruin your painting.
Citrus for Ceramic
Another easy way to clean dust off ceramic figurines is to simply rub them with the cut side of a lemon wedge. Leave the lemon juice on for 15 minutes, then polish up with a soft, dry cloth.
Make Dusting Blinds Easier
Dusting blinds doesn’t have to be a pain. Check out some of the many easy ways we’ve found for dusting blinds.