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I can't stand dusters - what do you use for general dusting/cleaning?

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Jemster Mon 19-Aug-13 08:21:40

I really don't like using dusters and am not all that keen on polish, although I do like the end result, nice clean surfaces. What other options are there for ensuring dust is removed and cleaning surfaces that get covered in sticky little handprints and all sorts?!

Forgetfulmog Mon 19-Aug-13 08:23:40

I use our dyson for dusting (the brush head attachment) & a microfibre cloth dampened with water for marks. Method do a multi-purpose spray that has a non-chemically smell & doesn't streak

MrsBucketxx Mon 19-Aug-13 08:25:24

I use microfibre cloths for dusting.

Couldn't thing of any other way to do it?

ShatnersBassoon Mon 19-Aug-13 08:26:43

Fluffy feather duster thing, and the brush head on the vacuum cleaner.

Hercy Mon 19-Aug-13 10:12:25

I get the worst off with the dyson brush attachment, then use cif spray or polish spray (depending on type of surface) with kitchen roll. Means I never have to bother with cleaning dusters and cloths (use cheap jay clothes in the kitchen which are regularly chucked and replaced), but I'm sure it's not the most cost effective way!

NoComet Mon 19-Aug-13 10:16:17

Just damp cloth, but I dust for Xmas and that's about it.

fussychica Mon 19-Aug-13 12:36:11

Disposable dry duster things for non wood surfaces, damp cloth and ecloth for others and polish & duster for wood. Probably a bit faffy but works for me.

5madthings Mon 19-Aug-13 12:41:49

i wipe surface with wet wipes! or i use the little fluffy dusting attachment for the hoover but wet wipes are quicker and easier.

RantyMcRantpants Mon 19-Aug-13 14:49:20

I use well rung out blue jay cloths. After I finish it get chucked in the washing basket and gets washed with what ever wash is on.

Frontdoorstep Mon 19-Aug-13 18:11:00

I use wet wipes.

Fluffycloudland77 Mon 19-Aug-13 18:14:47

E-Cloths. Damp & dry.

reelingintheyears Mon 19-Aug-13 18:14:55

DP's T shirts.

smaths Mon 19-Aug-13 18:17:45

Microfibre cloths for everything - a damp one to dust/clean and a dry one to dry/buff

reelingintheyears Mon 19-Aug-13 18:19:03

I was going to say his

but thought i'd get told off. grin

Quaffle Mon 19-Aug-13 18:20:51

I use a car cleaning mitt for dusting. The little "bobbles" get into nooks and crannies.

KvassInTheNight Mon 19-Aug-13 18:25:13

DSs old muslins.brilliant for general cleaning!

PoppyAmex Mon 19-Aug-13 18:26:18

Ostrich feather thing and then ecloth

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