10 best dusting tips for your home

If the Oxford Dictionary definition of dust (a dry powder made up of "tiny particles of earth or waste matter") isn't enough to make you toss aside all disdain for your dust rag, maybe a few helpful tips for the best ways to get rid of the buildup will help push you in the right direction.
According to Live Science, the dust in most households is composed mainly of dirt, animal dander, insect waste and sand, plus a few human skills cells to finish it off. If you're itching to give that dust a not-so-fond farewell, keep these tips in mind.
Dust your blinds in a pinch (h/t One Crazy House)
Does seeing dust gather up on your blinds bother you? Have you tried using tissue paper just to make the problem worse? Luckily, we've found a solution that will remove those dust particles quickly and easily. Be sure to grab a pair of tongs from the kitchen. You'll have to watch the video below to know what I mean:
Dust on your own schedule
If family members suffer from allergies, you might need to dust more often. Because of our work schedules and busy daily lives, sometimes we forget to dust altogether. One helpful idea is to have a dusting schedule. Try implementing the schedule below:
Use fabric softener on your TV
Not sure how to get rid of dust from higher-end electronics like your TV? Whip out some fabric softener! Try the technique demonstrated in the video below to make your dusting efforts last longer:
Give your air vents a thorough buff
Seeing dust trapped inside those hard-to-clean vents is the worst. Luckily, there's a way to easily clean them. Get your power drill out, and watch the video below:
Dust off lightbulbs
Lightbulbs are not immune to gathering dust. Make sure to turn off any lights before trying the method below. It's best to do this while the lightbulb isn't still hot. See the live demonstration in the video below:
Prevent dust spatter
If you feel like you need to wear a mask every time you tackle the dust bunnies, try the following technique:
Dust off artwork and paintings
Worried about ruining your artwork? This might seem strange, but take out a bagel. See this technique in action in the video below:
Remove dust from indoor plants
Your beautiful greenery shouldn't be buried under a layer of dust. Instead, use the method below:
Clean your lampshades
Lampshades might seem impossible to dust, but the solution is easier than you think! Believe it or not, a lint roller can do wonders. Just watch this process in action in the video below:
Filter it out
That fan setting on your air conditioner has a purpose! Before you start dusting, switch your air conditioner fan to "on." The fan helps pull dust particles from the air into the air filter.
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