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Don’t Let the Dust Settle

Pflugerville Woman Dusting a ShelfMaking sure your Pflugerville home is dust-free can be tricky. Even more so when many dusters in the market don’t do the job well — instead of trapping and removing, they just move the dust around. These dusters are but a waste of time and money. Only the right tools can produce an effective dusting process. For a duster that’s a really good bang for your buck, look for one that does the job you want it to.

Feather Dusters

Even though they’re thought to be a luxurious item, feather dusters are a smart choice for everyone. Not just for the rich, feather dusters are great at what they do since they are all-purpose and very durable. Nonetheless, don’t go with just anything — opt for the right kind. Not all feathers attract dust. Only the ostrich down ones do. Ostrich down feathers are thick and soft and adequately capture dust. Although they can be on the expensive side, feather dusters made of other types of feathers or synthetic materials won’t work. As is, cheap feather dusters will flick dust around but not attract it. All it does is move it around until you realize the dust is scattered all over the room and right back onto your furniture.

Wool Dusters

Another thing you might want to look into is a wool duster. Natural material with great quality. Wool dusters attract and collect dust with static and natural lanolin in the fibers. Because of how soft wool is, it’s the best to use for dusting delicate surfaces that scratch easily. Though they aren’t a staple in your local stores, wool dusters can easily be found and bought online.

Microfiber Dusters

Another affordable duster you might want to consider are microfiber dusters. With the goal of removing dust, these dusters come in a variety of sizes and styles. Microfiber works so well because it is made of tiny filaments that rub together, creating static electricity. This static attracts dust, making dust removal brief and simple. Microfiber is also washable and reusable, making it one of the most economically-friendly dusters around.

There are a diverse number of styles of microfiber dusters. Quite a few are basic hand dusters, with an easy-grip handle that lets you move the duster out of corners and across high shelves. Some are made with extendable handles to make it easier to reach the tops of door frames and photo frames. However, there is another duster that is built specifically for window blinds. Designed with three prongs, this microfiber duster slips between the slats and grabs dust on both sides with every swipe. Another great selection is the dusting mitt. Think of an oven mitt, but tailored out of microfiber. It’s excellent for wiping down surfaces!

Disposable Dusters

Another choice pick for most people is the disposable dusting pad. These dusters are made from tiny polyester fibers and rely on static electricity to attract and remove dust. Regardless of brand, these dusters accomplish the same thing, and they all come in either dusting kits with a reusable handle or packs of refill pads. A lot of people find this duster convenient because of how easy it to use. Once it’s visibly dirty, you basically just throw the pad away.

Compressed Air

Finally, if you need to dust delicate electronic devices or small crevices, one of the best dusters you can use is compressed air. The compressed air comes in cans that you can spray to blow dust out of whatever surface or corner you want. If you feel the need to follow up with more cleaning, you can then use the other types of dusters!

Do you want to get ideas about how to keep your rental house spotless? Or maybe you’re looking for a new Pflugerville rental home? Check out our list of available properties and contact us with any questions.

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