How To Dust Blinds With Bread Crusts

A money saving secret for cleaning!
10/15/2012 08:32 am ET Updated Dec 14, 2012

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Is there any chore more annoying than dusting your Venetian blinds? Luckily, you don't have to buy one of those "blinds cleaners" found in stores. Instead, use bread crusts. Just hold a piece of crust around each slat, then run it along the length of the blinds. An old paintbrush will also do the trick, or use the brush attachment on your vacuum cleaner.

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