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Old 12-06-2008, 01:59 PM   #1
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I hate dusting

I was just dusting and wondered if anyone else does this. I saw it on a Dear Abby once. Got a sock without a match? I bet you do
don't throw them away. Keep them for dusting.
Pull over your hand like a puppet, spray with your favorite dusting spray, pledge, endust, whatever and go to town. Makes it easier when dusting frames and stuff too. When I'm in a hurry, I will put one on each hand and go to town. Pick up stuff, wipe with one hand and dust what your holding before putting it down.

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Old 12-06-2008, 02:01 PM   #2
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I remember doing that when I was a little girl!!
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Old 12-06-2008, 02:04 PM   #3
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Have you tried the swiffer dusters? They're great!
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Old 12-06-2008, 02:19 PM   #4
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Have you tried the swiffer dusters? They're great!

socks are free and the endust it just a couple of bucks and will last a month or more
I have had to learn to be VERY fruggle, hehe

I did not answer your question, sorry. Yes, I have tried them and they are wonderful!! Easy and get everywhere without touching the dust. I just can't afford it anymore, so, I went back to what I use to do. Gotta be cheap, hehe, we are getting a new tv.
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Old 12-06-2008, 02:38 PM   #5
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Love the Swiffer products!

They pick up the dust really well... most of my wood work is white and the sprays leave marks...so I use Swiffer.
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Old 12-06-2008, 02:51 PM   #6
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I use the orphaned socks all the time for dusting!
I also started using my kids' old blankies for the same when they outgrew them.

But, socks are the best dusters, plus they work GREAT for buffing silverware out after you've taken the tarnish off.

Thanks for the reminder, TX!
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I use the orphaned socks all the time for dusting!
I also started using my kids' old blankies for the same when they outgrew them.

But, socks are the best dusters, plus they work GREAT for buffing silverware out after you've taken the tarnish off.

Thanks for the reminder, TX!
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Old 12-06-2008, 02:58 PM   #8
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hey back!
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Old 12-07-2008, 10:19 AM   #9
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We just had our floors refinished so Swiffer was a necessity to get all the last bits of dust off of the walls, ceilings, floors etc etc. HOWEVER...otherwise I have to say "Dusting? What are you talking about? Never heard of it!" Seriously, I tend to dust with my vacuum and suck all the dust off stuff with it.
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Old 12-07-2008, 01:10 PM   #10
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I used to use a sock also. One Christmas an older neighbor knitted a sock that one side is like a shag rug. I looked at it strangely and she said it was a duster. Just spray the shaggy side and go to town! I love it. I just throw in the wash every so often and it's great.

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