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How To Clean Dust ⁠— Step-by-Step Guide

Woman dusting off the kitchen cabinets with a yellow duster

Does dusting your house frighten you? Even before you start, do you feel tired and bored of it? To make it fast and simple, follow this step-by-step guide below.

The Proper Way To Clean Dust

Below are the simple steps that you can follow to clean the dust from your home altogether.

Collect All the Things You Need To Dust Your House

What makes dusting difficult for most people is the continuous gathering of tools after starting the dusting. Collect all the required dusting tools at the same time so that you do not have to go again and again in search of them.

Adopt a Systematic Approach

Do dust random things. If you are undertaking this practice, you should make sure you are cleaning everything. Start from either left or the right side of the room and move to the other end while cleaning each and everything. To make it fun, listen to music so that you swirl with the beats of the music and clean the space.

Rinse the Cloth Regularly

After continuous dusting, your cloth can become dirty, and in most cases, it will happen quite often. You should either rinse or wash your cloth on a regular basis so that you are not playing with the dust but cleaning it.

Use Vacuum Over Furniture

Furniture can be hard to clean with a brush or cloth; therefore, it is better to clean them with a vacuum cleaner. Vacuuming will suck up the dirt particles you cannot clean with a brush or cloth. Clean the dust particles in the hard places with a vacuum cleaner as well.

Clean the Floor

After dusting, you will notice there are dust particles on the floor. These particles can again make the home dirty, and that is why you should clean at the end. Use a floor brush or a mop to clean the dirt from the floor surface.

Use Air Fresheners

Dust has a particular smell, and after dusting, you will sense this more often. It is advised to use an air freshener at the very end so that your house also smells better while glowing at the same time. 

Inspect All Ductwork

Where does all the loose dust go during this process? You know you have seen the pretty specs glimmering in the sunshine pouring through the windows. But the ugly truth ends up in your home's air stream. That means it’s in your ductwork and can clog or restrict your system. Regular dusting will help eliminate some of the problems; even the cleanest home will have dirt, dust, and dander built up in the ductwork. You can quickly determine a need for duct cleaning services by taking a peek inside your return grill. The return is where the air gets pulled into your AC system.

If you see dirt and debris, it’s time to get them inspected and think about cleaning. If you need help, you can get a free camera inspection or air quality test done to determine the need.

Call us today at (703) 884-2376 or contact us online to learn how we can improve indoor air quality in your home.

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