How to Clean Major Home Dust Collectors
Dusty vents, fan blades, blinds, windowsills and tools? No problem, with these great cleaning tips.
Use these clever cheats to clean the dust catchers in your home.
1. Cleaning Air Vents
- car wax
Remove Your Vents
Put Your Vents in the Dishwasher
Run a complete cleaning cycle to get your air vents sparkling.
Coat with Car Wax to Keep Clean
2. Scrubbing Down Your Cleaning Supplies
- 1 tablespoon dish soap
Vacuum Lint Off Tools and Brushes
Fill Bucket With Hot Water and Dishwashing Liquid
Soak in Hot, Soapy Water
Rinse Tools Thoroughly
Dry Thoroughly on Clean Towel
3. Dirty Fan Blades
Cover Each Blade With a Pillowcase
Carefully Pull Off the Pillowcase
4. Dusting Blinds
- rubber bands
- microfiber cloth
Wrap Cloth Around Tongs
Used a rubber band to keep the cloth on the tongs.
Close Tongs Around Blinds to Thoroughly Clean
5. Windowsill Clean-up
- baking soda
- mixture of one part water, one part vinegar and one drop dishwashing liquid