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  • Writer's pictureJoana Wheeler

5 tricks to say goodbye to dust!

Updated: Jul 14, 2022

We all want to have a clean and organised home, comfortable to live in and greet guests, however dust can accumulate very quickly.

We have five tips to make your life easier and undo some myths. Cleaning dust will be something much more practical and easy to do.

1. Do not accumulate too many objects

We start with the most basic rule, maybe you have not thought about it yet, but it's very important to know how to dispose of objects you no longer use, which are not part of your day-to-day or have no sentimental value. This is the first step to get rid of excess dust and making it easier to clean.

2. Fabric softener

When cleaning dust with a cloth, dissolving fabric softener in water and using this solution to clean the dust, it will work really well and it will leave a lovely smell in the home. Using this method will allow for a longer dust free period on the objects.

3. Do not use a feather duster

This is a great myth, that advertising companies have transmitted to us for so long. Using a feather duster will not have great results since it will only spread the dust particles into the air and it will quickly settle once again on the surfaces.

Sometimes just a damp cloth or wipes for example, are much more efficient in cleaning the dust.

4. Use a suitable brush for hard to reach areas

Dust does not choose where it will land, it is just part of everyday life. However there are certain areas that are more prone to its accumulation, also because they are sometimes the most difficult to reach places we might not clean them as often.

An old paint brush or a spare toothbrush are great options to get to the dust in thoses hard to reach areas, a simple brush is a great tool to use.

5. Use an adhesive tape

To clean pieces of furniture lined with fabric such as a lampshade, a great tip is to use a piece of adhes

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