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Don’t Let the Dust Settle

Mt. Vernon Woman Dusting a ShelfConstantly keeping your Mt. Vernon home dust-free can be challenging. This is because many dusters move dust around rather than trapping and removing it. These dusters are but a waste of time and money. Dusting effectively can only be achieved through the use of the right tools! There are different kinds of dusters available on the market. Pick out the one that best suits your needs.

Feather Dusters

Don’t be mistaken; feather dusters aren’t just for the wealthy and affluent! They are, in fact, very durable; and, they are an all-purpose duster that can meet a lot of your dusting needs! Still, you should always take your time to find the right one. Not all feathers attract dust. Only the ostrich down ones do. Ostrich down feathers are thick and soft and efficiently capture dust. Although they can be on the expensive side, feather dusters made of other types of feathers or synthetic materials won’t work. Conversely, cheap feather dusters will flick dust all around the room until the dust settles back onto your furniture.

Wool Dusters

Ever thought of wool? They make for really good dusters, and they are made out of natural material. Wool dusters attract and collect dust with static and natural lanolin in the fibers. Because of how soft wool is, it’s the best to use for dusting delicate surfaces that scratch easily. Though they aren’t a staple in your local stores, wool dusters can easily be found and bought online.

Microfiber Dusters

Another duster you can look into is the microfiber duster. They’re effective and affordable. Even though these dusters are offered in different styles and sizes, they all do the job of removing dust. Microfiber works so well because it is made of tiny filaments that rub together, creating static electricity. This static attracts dust, making dust removal fast and simple. Microfiber is also washable and reusable, making it one of the most economically-friendly dusters around.

Microfiber dusters come in several types. A few are straightforward hand dusters, with an easy-grip handle that lets you guide the duster out of corners and across high shelves. Some are made with extendable handles to make it easier to reach the tops of door frames and photo frames. With window blinds, though, you might need another duster — there are those specifically built for that. Designed with three prongs, this microfiber duster slips between the slats and grabs dust on both sides with every swipe. Another creative choice is dusting mitt. It’s similar to an oven mitt, but it has microfiber material making it the perfect tool for wiping down surfaces.

Disposable Dusters

Another choice pick for most people is the disposable dusting pad. These dusters are made from tiny polyester fibers and rely on static electricity to attract and remove dust. They work effectively, and they all come with either dusting kits with a reusable handle or packs of refill pads. Several users prefer this duster because it’s simple to use. If it’s visibly dirty, throw the pad away.

Compressed Air

Finally, if you need to dust delicate electronic devices or small crevices, one of the best dusters you can use is compressed air. The compressed air comes in cans that you can spray onto the surface you’re trying to dust. If you feel the need to follow up with more cleaning, you can then use the other types of dusters!

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