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Home & Garden 8 places in the home you should be vacuuming more often

09:10  18 december  2017
09:10  18 december  2017 Source:   housebeautiful.co.uk

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8 places in the home you should be vacuuming more often . Are you guilty of neglecting these areas? Most Popular. Getty Westend61. By Katie Avis-Riordan. 12 December 2017. It's safe to say that when it comes to vacuuming most of us will regularly clean the carpets and hard floors throughout

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8 places in the home you should be vacuuming more often © Westend61 / Getty 8 places in the home you should be vacuuming more often It's safe to say that when it comes to vacuuming most of us will regularly clean the carpets and hard floors throughout our home. But there's a lot more to a thorough vacuum than that.

Other areas of your property benefit greatly from a good vacuum but are often neglected, collecting dust and dirt. Bacteria, germs and mites can fester, which could affect your health, and make your home look unsightly.

We spoke to Annabel Waite, a spokesperson at floorcare brand Shark, to find out the top forgotten places in your home that you should be vacuuming a lot more often.

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Some of them aren't so obvious. Here Annabel Waite, a spokesperson at floorcare brand Shark sheds some light on the top places in your home that you should be vacuuming more often

According to that formula, they should receive eight vacuumings a week. Well, that ain’t happening. But, this summer we were able to swing a daily once over. We vacuum weekly, but I do feel we should be vacuuming more often .

1. Inside drawers

They might not be the first place you think of to vacuum, but drawers are in need of a regular clean. These great areas for storage can quickly fill with dust and dirt, so try and vacuum frequently used as well as untouched drawers.

Dust can transfer from the drawers onto the items stored inside, such as clothes. Not only will this create a musty smell but can cause problems for your breathing and skin.

It is particularly important to vacuum drawers in the kitchen as they can collect crumbs and bits of food. This could create a breeding ground for germs and bacteria, so pay close attention to these areas when you're vacuuming your home.

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Truth is , you should be washing your bed sheets once a week, if not more often ! You are more likely to have allergies if you don’t vacuum your home regularly! I’m being totally serious. There was a study done on it and everything. Clean the places where you clean yourself!

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Dust can quickly build on blinds and curtains. To make matters worse, this dust can circulate around the room due to the position next to the window, which can be potentially bad for respiratory problems. Therefore, it's a good idea to vacuum with a dusting tool to give your curtains and blinds a thorough clean.

3. Mattresses

You probably wash your bedsheets regularly and keep a tidy bedroom, but did you know it's also important to vacuum your mattress? Use the upholstery attachment on your vacuum cleaner to clean within its crevices. This doesn't need to be a weekly job but try and fit it into your cleaning schedule fairly often.

4. Under your bed

Just because you can't see it, it doesn't mean it isn't there. This is what you need to bear in mind when cleaning your home. Dust and dirt can easily collect underneath furniture, which can irritate allergy sufferers. Choosing a cordless vacuum gives you the freedom to clean in areas out of reach for some traditional corded vacuums.

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Dependable & Affordable CARPET CLEANING. How Often Should You Vacuum ? These are places like your hallways, foyers, living and dining rooms In other areas of the home , like bedrooms, you can likely avoid vacuuming except for once a week.

taking in things like dirt from outside the home , dust that might spread and even dead cells that might have been shed off of people who walk around the place . You should make sure these high-traffic spots are vacuumed more often as it is often easier for carpets in these areas to become discolored.

a man that is standing in the water © Provided by National magazine company ltd (Hearst UK) 5. Your broom

'Believe it or not, you need to vacuum your broom,' Annabel says. 'Although vacuuming your cleaning tools might seem a little absurd, when you think about it, your broom can collect a lot of dust and hair, but unlike a vacuum cleaner, this dirt has nowhere to go. And so, we would recommend that you give your broom a little once over with the vacuum during your cleaning routine.'

6. Sofas

Vacuuming your sofa every week is a must, even if you can't see the dust. It's easy to remember to clean your carpets and floors, but don't neglect furniture. Pet hair, dust, germs and so on can build on the surfaces, so using a vacuum with different attachments can be useful.

person wearing a costume © Provided by National magazine company ltd (Hearst UK) 7. Window sills

Rather than just cleaning your window sill with a cloth, why not vacuum this area as well? Using a vacuum can help keep allergens under control and from blowing around the room. Everything gets sucked up quickly and easily, which is better for your health.

8. Keyboard

Your computer keyboard and laptop are often left off the cleaning rota, even though we use these items on a frequent basis. Just looking down at the keys, it's easy to see how grime and dust can collect in the spaces. A simple wipe down won't do – you should instead use your vacuum's brush attachment to get right between the keys to ensure it's as clean as possible.

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