Dust cleaning is one of the biggest daily challenges we have tried to handle. House dust is the number one when it comes to cleanliness at home. Every homemaker has attempted to find a way to get rid of it, but dust is always there. On counters, furniture, in the ornaments of the decor … everywhere. And to think that dust is one of the main problems to blame for many allergic diseases…
Unfortunately, it turns out that even regular classic house cleaning with a vacuum cleaner and a rag is not a guarantee for dealing with dust. Therefore, Premium Clean offers some dust cleaning tips for reducing the penetration and accumulation of annoying particles.
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No to the dust-cleaning brushes with synthetic fibres!
You know what we mean by a dust-cleaning brush – plastic sticks with “shaggy” artificial fibres in various colours. At first glance, this dust cleaning tool looks pretty effective in cleaning the dust, but only at first glance. In practice, this brush is not helpful, as there is no way to absorb the dust (or at least most of it) but only scatter it through the air. It would be much more helpful to slightly damp plain cotton cloth because dust will stick to it. That work would be done wonderfully, even with household wipes.
We all like to open the window while cleaning or after we are done to let fresh air in – it is understandable, even desirable, to happen at least once a day. But what we should avoid is current. You risk a cold and dust being spread among all the rooms.
With more attention to textiles,
While removing dust, don’t skip a nice tapping of the decorative pillows and furniture covers. Such kinds of textiles collected quite a large amount of household dust. It would also be helpful to change linen, curtains and drapes frequently. While washing them, remember to add an antistatic fabric softener. We can’t stop there with textiles – be sure to take care of plush toys in the children’s room. Every child loves them and can’t hide them without angering the little child. However, you can minimise dust on the toys by storing them in a special box or basket.
Moisture is a prerequisite for mould formation, and that negative feature should not be underestimated. On the other hand, increased moisture levels in a room mean less static electricity, which leads to less dust on furniture and appliances.
Dust Cleaning Without delusions for the floor
Many homemakers believe that laminate flooring attracts more dust particles compared to carpets. Well, this is an illusion. The truth is that dust gets stacked everywhere. It’s just more visible and more accessible to clean on laminate. It is not visible how much dust is in and on the carpet until it needs cleaning.
Speaking of carpet and dust, it is impossible not to mention the vacuum cleaner – the favourite device of any housewife. And for a good reason – cleaning is easier and faster thanks to it. Still, do you clean your carpets properly?
Using a vacuum cleaner is easy, but it is also easy to make basic errors. Here are some examples:
You don’t regularly clean the vacuum bag
When you turn off the vacuum cleaner and blissfully imagine how you will relax, you hardly think to change the bag. Even if you remember, you say, “I’ll change it next time.” Next time, however, history repeats itself.
The unclean bag is the most common and dangerous mistake. This reduces the intake capacity of the cleaning device and can lead to overheating and engine damage. If your vacuum cleaner uses disposable paper bags, replace it with a new one when it reaches ¾ of its volume. Fabric bags you should clean after each use.
Do you check the filter?
Every vacuum cleaner has a filter. It is one of its most essential elements, and if properly maintained, it can purify the air in the room. It is impossible to use an effective cleaning device if the filter is buried in dust. Fortunately, it doesn’t need such frequent change as the bag, but if it is visibly dirty or torn, you should change it with a new one.
Use only one attachment.
Not surprisingly, every vacuum cleaner has several attachments. As you know, they are used for different surfaces. However, many homemakers get used to only one nozzle and forget the rest. And they shouldn’t. Attachments can be excellent assistants to make cleaning more efficient. They can extract dust from hard-to-reach places and corners at home. Lampshades, sills, cornices and many others will no longer be buried in dust.
Do you clean the tip?
Every home has it – hair, animal or human. And that is precisely what the vacuum cleaner is for! But how does it affect them? Have you noticed the suction power is minimal or ineffective even when you increase capacity? This is due to the hairs, which roll into a ball and get nested into the nozzle or tube (or both). Check regularly that doesn’t happen to your vacuum cleaner. Otherwise, it may lead to unpleasant consequences. You will risk the engine overheating and burning.
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