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Cooking Level: Intermediate

Living In: Fort Myers, Florida, USA
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O.T. ... What products/items do you use to dust with? I've been using a semi damp micro fiber cloth or one with a little polish. Curious what you are using? BTW I hate dusting!

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Last updated: May 29, 2013 5:55 am
Posted: Mar. 23, 2013 7:11 am
 
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Mar. 23, 2013 7:15 am
I think I could beat you in the I Hate to Dust category. Anyhow, I prefer Endust - NOT Pledge. I use old white T shirts. I don't do it as often as I should, of course. The threat of company used to propel me - we don't entertain so much anymore...
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Maggi
Mar. 23, 2013 7:16 am
Maybe if we dusted with Pixie it would be more tolerable.
 
Mother Ann
Mar. 23, 2013 7:19 am
I hate to dust, too. I only dust because we have friends whose child is allergic to dust and cats (I have both) and they drop in often. I use pledge and old, clean cloth baby diapers.
 
misty
Mar. 23, 2013 7:25 am
I am a member of the "hate to dust" club. Endust is what I like to use with soft cotton cloth. But when I am in a rush... just take a deep breath and blow...
 
Koriekiss
Mar. 23, 2013 7:44 am
I am addicted to the smell of Pine Sol, so every Saturday I fill my sink with Pine sol and hot water and use my microfiber towel to wipe down/dust everything! Makes the house smell clean. I have to do the kitchen table every other day because I thought a black one would look "nice". Never thinking it would need to be dusted almost daily!
 
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Mar. 23, 2013 7:22 am
I use a slightly dampened microfiber cloth, but also have a cool little mitt with green coils of fiber hanging off of it that works well. The grandkids love that one and will dust all the lower level. I have a dustmop of the same stuff that dusts the wood floors well. For ceiling fans-hmmm. I have a disposable swiffer thingy that I bought to clean ceiling fans but don't think I've used it. I tend to climb up and use the microfiber cloth. Love those things!
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manella
Mar. 23, 2013 7:29 am
I use the Swiffer dusters,both sizes, the hand size and the extended arm one to clean my ceiling fans..I don't like to dust either,but these work great.
 
Patty Cakes
Mar. 23, 2013 7:37 am
Ditto!! Yes, on my To Do Do list today! We have 3 dogs, I might be able to build a new dog!! UUUGGGG. LOL
 
bigcountry
Mar. 23, 2013 8:31 am
I think dust adds character to my decor. I'll dust again when I have time...like when my kindergartener graduates from high school.
 
Cactus Rose
Mar. 23, 2013 8:57 am
My husband (now deceased) was a carpenter and cabinet maker, in addition to being a mechanical and chemical engineer. He said all you need is a damp cloth. Pledge, Endust, etc. will soften the wood.
 
npderrick
Mar. 23, 2013 9:04 am
I hate it too. When my daughter, being the smart a$$ she is, ran a finger thru the dust on my buffet, I yelled at her " you just don't know how long it took me to get it that way!!" Anyway, I use the dru swiffer sheets, they work just fine. Also microfiber cloths are ok.
 
Candice
Mar. 23, 2013 9:26 am
Cactus Rose has the right idea... Just use a damp cloth. No need to buy canned chemicals to disperse through your house. In between, hubby wanders through the house with one of the hand-held clingy duster things. I live in a farming community's, so there is ALWAYS dust.
 
Elaine
Mar. 23, 2013 9:47 am
Since we have 9 indoor cats I'm constantly dusting and being in the country too dust is a plentiful commodity, so when I dust I usually have the vacuum in one hand and a microfiber cloth sprayed with Pledge Clean and Dust. The extended arm Swiffer duster is my next best buddy for getting onto all the high places and ceiling fans.
 
Celeste
Mar. 23, 2013 10:20 am
Swiffer duster, damp microfiber cloth and that's pretty much it.
 
Linda (LMT)
Mar. 23, 2013 11:29 am
I'm glad I'm not the only one who hates it. I'm never excited to clean to begin with but dusting is the worse. I guess there is no quick and easy way to tackle it ... :(
 
Mar. 24, 2013 8:52 pm
Agree with Cactus Rose and Candice. A slightly dampened microfiber cloth works the best. No need to buy sprays.
 
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