Clean Up Crafts
Picking up tiny bits of paper, thread, or glitter can be a headache after a big craft project. A lint roller can make cleanup a lot easier.
Prep Paint Rollers
Dust Stuffed Animals
All that synthetic fur can collect a serious amount of dust, but most stuffed animals and other soft children’s toys can't go through a washing machine. Keep plush toys from getting too dirty by running a lint roller over them once a month.
Clean Textured Ceilings
Textured ceilings, with their three-dimensional surface, can hide a lot of flaws. But they can also trap dust and dirt, and they're difficult to clean. Use a lint roller to grab that grime off those textured surfaces and keep those ceilings looking pristine.
Freshen Up Drapes
Cleaning drapes can be expensive and logistically challenging. To avoid having to take them down and bring them to the cleaners, regularly roll over drapes with a lint roller to remove dust and dirt.
Pick Up Glass Shards
Sometimes when a glass or a piece of china breaks, it explodes into tiny shards that can be difficult to pick up. Use a lint roller for good measure to grab any tiny pieces that may have eluded the rag, broom, or vacuum.
Clean Lamp Shades
Fabric lamp shades are awkward to clean and can be surprisingly delicate. Use a lint roller to dust them, and you won't even have to take them off the lamp. Easy.
Quickly Clean Up Pet Hair
If guests are coming over at the last minute and you don’t have time to drag out the vacuum, a lint roller can lift off all that pet hair from the furniture in no time.
Tidy Up Under the Tree
Keep Track of Tiny Pieces
Small screws and other parts can be a challenge to keep track of when you’re working on the finer details of a project or repair job. Snag those little bits and pieces onto a lint roller to keep them from skittering away.
Paint Your Walls Creatively
The action of a lint roller makes it ideal for serving as a customized paint roller. Cover one with bubble wrap or another material to paint a textured surface on your walls.
Your Secret Cleaning Weapon
It's worth keeping a lint roller handy around the house.
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