The Top 10 Dusting Tools

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Our Top Picks

Best Cloths: Microfiber Cloths at Amazon

"Microfiber cloths are a great choice for dusting because they grab and hold a ton of dust without releasing it into the air.”

Best Lambswool: Extending Lambswool Duster at Amazon

“Lambswool dusters are great for dusting in irregular places and on flat surfaces.“

Best for Fans: Ceiling Fan Duster at Amazon

“This ceiling fan duster will help you reach and dust without a step ladder.”

Best Extendable: DustTamer Extendable Duster at Amazon

“The vacuum chamber has two-stage HEPA filtration to trap dust particles as you work.”

Best for Tight Spaces: Compressed Air at Amazon

“It is often used to clean computer keyboards or other electronic devices which may not be compatible with other dusting tools.”

Best Polish: Pledge Furniture Polish (3-Pack) at Amazon

“Furniture polish can help prevent scratching on fine wood furniture.”

Best Natural Polish: Method Wood for Good Polish at Amazon

“Method's Wood For Good Polis is great for those who prefer to clean their home in a more natural and eco-friendly way.”

Best Disposable Cloths: Pledge Grab-It Cloths at Amazon

“These disposable cloths are great for quick dusting jobs and work well for furniture and electronics.”

Best Duster: Feather Duster at Amazon

“Feather dusters are a popular dusting choice because of their versatility.”

Best Large Cloth: Caldrea Flannel Flip Cloth at Amazon

“This washable cloth does a great job at dusting and cleaning many areas of your home.”

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    Best Cloths: Microfiber Cloths

    Microfiber dusting cloths
    Amazon.com

    Microfiber cloths are a great choice for dusting because they grab and hold a ton of dust without releasing it into the air. They grab onto dust and remove it without scratching furniture or damaging wood, and you don't need polishes or oils. Look for both disposable and washable microfiber cloths to use for your dusting needs.

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    Best Lambswool: Extending Lambswool Duster

    Extending Lambswool Duster
    Amazon.com

    Lambswool dusters are great for dusting in irregular places and on flat surfaces. With extendable handles, you'll be able to reach up to door frames and ceiling corners, as well as down to baseboards and pieces of furniture. Lambswool dusters won't leave behind feathers, but they do require some maintenance and washing to keep them functioning well.

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    Best for Fans: Ceiling Fan Duster

    Ceiling Fan Duster
    Amazon.com

    Ceiling fans attract a lot of dust and need to be maintained to ensure good performance and aesthetics. This ceiling fan duster will help you reach and dust without a step ladder. This one has an extra long reach and full head that makes dusting the ceiling fan an easy chore.

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    Best Extendable: DustTamer Bendable Extendable Duster

    DustTamer Bendable Extendable Duster
    Amazon.com

    This lambswool duster comes with a vacuum chamber to remove dust from the duster as you work. The vacuum chamber has two-stage HEPA filtration to trap dust particles as you work. The cordless vacuum works on rechargeable batteries and allows you to dust an entire house without needing breaks to shake out your duster.

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    Best for Tight Spaces: Compressed Air

    Dust-Off Electronics Compressed-Gas Duster
    Amazon.com

    Compressed air is a good tool to use for dusting some electronics devices and other areas where a dusting cloth isn't practical or effective. It is often used to clean computer keyboards or other electronic devices which may not be compatible with other dusting tools.

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    Best Polish: Pledge Furniture Polish (3-Pack)

    Pledge Lemon Clean
    Amazon.com

    Pledge Furniture Polish is a good choice as a polish for your wood furniture. Furniture polish can help prevent scratching on fine wood furniture. Follow directions when using furniture oils and polishes to prevent buildup or damage to wood surfaces.

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    Best Natural Polish: Method Wood for Good Polish

    Method Wood for Good
    Amazon.com

    Method's Wood For Good Polis is great for those who prefer to clean their home in a more natural and eco-friendly way. This spray polishes surfaces with a minimal smell but also leaves it with a nice shine. 

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    Best Disposable Cloths: Pledge Grab-It Cloths

    Pledge Grab-It Sweeper and Cloths
    Amazon.com

    Available in unscented and an Orange Scented variety, Pledge Grab-It Cloths do a good job of grabbing onto dirt and dust without releasing it back into the air. These disposable cloths are great for quick dusting jobs and work well for furniture and electronics.

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    Best Duster: Feather Duster

    Feather Duster
    Amazon.com

    Feather dusters are a popular dusting choice because of their versatility. They can get into tight places and do a good job of removing dust, although they may not be the best choice for allergy sufferers. Replace the feather duster if any of the feathers break as broken feathers can scratch and damage furniture and surfaces.

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    Best Large Cloth: Caldrea Flannel Flip Dusting Cloth

    Caldrea Flannel Flip Dusting Cloth
    Amazon.com

    This large dusting cloth offers 16 sides to ensure that you have a clean spot to dust with each time. This washable cloth does a great job at dusting and cleaning many areas of your home. It's also great if you like to do damp dusting.