Mama Mila, Melbourne’s cleaning queen, shares how to remove dust around the house
The guru of home “hacks” has revealed five tips to say goodbye to dust in your home and save you time cleaning.
Chantel Mila, who goes by the name Mama Mila online, said the five hacks won’t break the bank and keep her home dust-free.
She recommended not wearing shoes in the house, dusting with a damp cloth, or vacuuming curtains.
of melbourne The mum of two also suggested emptying dryers and other hidden filters regularly and lining tall cabinets with newspapers.
“If you feel like you’re dusting your home all the time, these five inexpensive tips will help you reduce dust and save time cleaning!”
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Chantel Mila (pictured), who goes by the name Mama Mila online, has published five hacks for cleaning up dust and keeping it out of your home.
Chantelle told us to remove our shoes at the entrance to prevent dust and dirt from entering the house, and to vacuum our curtains and window frames regularly.
To prevent dust from entering the house, Chantelle said to make sure people leave their shoes at the door.
Her second tip is to “keep dust out of your home” by vacuuming your curtains and window frames.
Third, Chantel said wiping the dust with a damp cloth ensures that it traps and removes the dust instead of “moving” it around the surface.
“Empty the dryer filter to remove lint and check for hidden filters,” she added.
Finally, mothers line tall cabinets with newspaper to catch dust and make cleaning easier.
Mama Mila: 5 tips to keep your home dust-free
- Remove shoes from the entrance to prevent dust from entering the house
- Vacuum your curtains and window frames to keep dust out of your home
- Moistens dust to ensure it is captured and removed instead of being displaced
- Empty and remove lint from dryer filters and check for hidden filters
- Line tall cabinets with newspaper to help dust them off.
Chantelle recommended wiping dust with a damp cloth and cleaning dryers and other hidden filters often.
She shared a tip on Instagram video Viewers commented that they liked the “helpful” cleaning tips.
“I just started damp dusting and it’s gotten a lot better!!” said one mom.
“Needs to do my windowsills and blinds more often. I recently got an air purifier and am blown away by the impact this has on our breathing!” wrote another.
“It was a breath of fresh air in a world full of unhealthy habits,” said one-third, while a fourth wrote, “Taking off your shoes is a game changer!”
Others shared their own tips for keeping your home dust-free.
Finally, mothers line tall cabinets with newspaper to catch dust and make cleaning easier.One viewer said clingy films work as well
“I use cling film on my kitchen cupboards,” someone suggested.
‘Clean the dryer filter in the middle of the drying cycle to shorten the drying time or hang as much laundry as possible. Hang everything except the sheets,’ explained another.
Previously, Chantel shared 3 lifehacks to make your shoes and cosmetics last longer.
She uses clever tricks to make perfume last longer, smudge suede shows with ease, and fix broken makeup compacts.
“Three simple life tips I wish I knew sooner,” the mom said when she shared the tips on Instagram.
Chantelle’s first tip was to rub petroleum jelly on her wrists before spraying perfume to make the scent last longer.
Melbourne mum of two uses clever tricks to make perfume last longer, smudge suede shows with ease and fix broken makeup compacts
She rubbed petroleum jelly on her wrist in circular motions and sprayed it three times.
Another handy trick is to use micellar water to remove stains from suede shoes, which are notoriously difficult to clean.
The mother soaks a cotton pad in micellar water and gently wipes off the dirt from her high heels.
Her last favorite trick is fixing a broken makeup compact with rubbing alcohol.
Mama Mila’s best life hacks:
1. Rub a small amount of petroleum jelly into the skin of your wrist before spraying perfume to make the scent last longer.
2. Gently wipe off dirt on suede shoes with cotton soaked in micellar water.
3. Repair the broken makeup compact with rubbing alcohol.
She poured a teaspoon of rubbing alcohol onto her makeup palette and used a knife to blend it.
My mom said this hack was one of the best and “saves a lot of my makeup palette.”
Her followers loved tricks.
“Really Vaseline? Try this,” said one woman.
“Suede micellar water is amazing! Will have to try it,” wrote another.
“I wish I’d known about that suede technique before I ditched my Fa*king sneakers,” said another.
Many were super excited about our third tip for fixing up your makeup palette.
‘oh. myself. God. #3!!!!!” wrote an agitated woman.