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How to Properly Clean Dust in Your Home

A clean and organized home is important. It allows everyone to be comfortable and it takes less effort to stay on top of the cleaning. Don't overlook the dust as it is very important to remove it from your home. This will improve your health and it doesn't have to be a difficult chore. The right tools and the right methods make a difference!

Benefits of Thorough Dusting

Removing dust from your home does more than influence physical appearance. This will remove harmful allergens that make it harder to breathe. If anyone in your home suffers from asthma or other breathing issues, the dust can cause their symptoms to be more severe. Dusting removes dust mites. While you may not be able to see them, they can linger in a home where there is dust. They feed on dead skin cells.


There can be germs and bacteria lingering in the dust not removed from a home. This makes everyone vulnerable to various illnesses. Sometimes, the materials found in dust can increase the risk of mold or mildew forming. 

What to Use For Dusting

Toss out that feather duster! You may think it makes dusting faster, but it doesn't do a very good job. Using one is going to move the dust from one location in the home to another. It isn't going to remove it. Microfiber cloths are an excellent choice as they will take care of the dust. Get one damp and the dust is going to stick to it. These clothes are durable and they can be washed and reused again and again for dusting purposes.


If you like the concept of a duster, they aren't all made the same. There are microfiber dusters that work well. Another choice is an electrostatic duster. You don't need the most expensive product out there, but you do need one proven to work. Take your time to select your products to make removing dust from your home a breeze!

What to Use For Dusting

Don't overlook common places in your home where dust can linger. You have to look beyond the tops of desks and tables. Dust often gets into the vents and that can prevent heating and cooling from being efficient in your home. A ceiling fan is another common place, and the dust can settle on top of the blades. 


From time to time, move appliances away from the wall. This allows you to get back there and remove the dust that has collected. If you have don't this in a long time, you will be blown away by how much is back there the next time you do it! With vents, ceiling fans, and behind appliances, you may need to use soap and water on a microfiber cloth to loosen up what has accumulated before you can wipe the dust away.


Dust can accumulate in the corners of the walls and along the baseboards. Make sure you clean them regularly to keep the dust from building up. Get into the habit of looking closely for it so you can remove it. One place many forget to check is under the beds in their home, sleeping on top of all that dust isn't good for you. 

Dust and lint in your dryer can actually cause dryer fires that can destroy your home if you're not careful. You should call a dryer vent cleaning service like ours once per year to ensure there is no excess and dangerous buildup in your dryer vents.

Wee only charge $89 for this service and we serve all of Clark County, including Henderson, Las Vegas, Summerlin, Paradise, Blue Diamond and more.

Call us today to get your dryer vents cleaned and keep your home safe from dryer fires.


Get into the habit of dusting your home at least once a week. If you live in an area where there is plenty of dust, you may have to do it twice per week. Dust with the right tools and make sure you don't overlook places where the dust can linger. This will make your home cleaner than before! 

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