How to get rid of dust in hard-to-reach places: simple ways
No matter how hard you try to keep your home clean, dust will accumulate. This is inevitable, as it consists of dead skin and hair particles, textile fibres and dirt, as well as plant pollen, sand, smoke particles or exhaust gases that enter the house from the street. At the same time, house dust can trigger allergy and asthma attacks. That's why it's important to know how to remove dust from hard-to-reach places.
Express asked home interior design experts about this. They shared the secrets of high-quality cleaning that doesn't require you to spend a lot of money.
Keep windows closed while cleaning
Street dust, which makes up a significant proportion of household dust, enters the home through open windows and doors. Therefore, you can reduce the amount of pollution by keeping them closed. Do this at least in windy weather. And be sure to close the windows when you're cleaning. This way, you will collect dust more effectively.
Put newspaper on high shelves and on top of cabinets
It can be very difficult to sweep dust from the highest surfaces. But it's much easier to brush it off a newspaper placed there. So cover everything above eye level with newspapers. When it's time to clean, simply roll up the newspaper with the dust and throw it away. Or gently remove the covering, shake it out and put it back on.
Use a sock to clean the blinds
The blind slats create a few extra surfaces for dust to collect on, so they need to be cleaned regularly. Simply put an old sock on your hand, lightly dampen it with water, grab the slat with the sock and wipe it in this way. All the dust will collect on the cloth.
Clean lampshades and curtains with a sticky roller
These interior items accumulate dust along with others, but washing curtains every week is not an option. But going over them with a sticky clothes roller is the way to go. Do this procedure with curtains and textile lampshades every few weeks.
Designers have invented different brushes for different surfaces for a reason - don't neglect it. Change the nozzle or its settings depending on the type of flooring. Carpet and laminate need different approaches to vacuuming.
Get rid of clutter
It's simple - the more things you have scattered around your home, the harder it will be to dust them. Therefore, put all things back where they belong after use. This is especially true for textiles such as blankets, pillows and towels, as they not only collect dust, but also produce it.
Place plants on the windowsill
The ability of plants to absorb carbon dioxide and produce oxygen makes them an ideal dust remedy. As they breathe, they collect particles of pollution that can be easily removed by wiping the leaves or spraying the plant.
Earlier, OBOZREVATEL published a list of indoor plants that cope with dust the best.
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