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The average home accumulates about 40 pounds of dust each year, making a duster a must have.
A great duster removes dust quickly and easily, and can get to those hard-to-reach places.
Our top pick by OXO will remove dust from your home and help you breathe easier.
While I would like to say that the dust and cobwebs in my home are early Halloween decorations, that line doesn’t work most of the year. Dust just seems to accumulate at an extraordinary rate. That’s not surprising when you consider how dust originates.
Those 40 pounds of dust that settle in your home each year are a combination of pollen, human and pet dander, dead skin cells, dust mites and insect droppings, soil, food crumbs, and particulates in the air. The more people and pets in your home and the more often the doors and windows open, the more dust you’re going to have.
Even if you claim to love the patina of dust-covered surfaces, there are plenty of good reasons to remove the dust. When we breathe in dust particles, depending on the type of particulate, our respiratory tracts respond. Some particles are fairly benign and cause mild allergic reactions like sneezing and a runny nose. Other particles can trigger asthma which severely affects breathing.
Even with diligent cleaning, there will still be dust, so it’s a good idea to buy a duster. We’ve done the research and testing to find the best dusters.
Here are the best dusters in 2021
Best duster overall: OXO Good Grips Microfiber Extendable Duster
Best disposable duster: Swiffer Heavy Duty Dusters with Extender Handle
Best lambswool duster: Norpro Pure …read more