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dust then vacuum or vacuum then dust?

DH and i have been having this debate for years. I say dust first because it lands on the floor and you can then vacuum it up. He says the vacuum creates dust. I say not with the new ones.

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Asked by luvschocolate at 5:48 PM on Aug. 2, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • you are right.

    Answer by lovinangels at 5:49 PM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • You should always work your way down... Start at the top of the room and work down... So dust first, because it knocks everything on to the surfaces below it, then do the floors last.

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 5:51 PM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • Top to bottom! That's the rule of thumb for cleaning. Dust then vacuum. You're right, he's wrong. NANANA!!

    Answer by Cindy18 at 5:51 PM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • My dh dusts first

    Answer by Honestbest at 5:52 PM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • Dust then vacuum

    Answer by momjoy1027 at 5:55 PM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • it doesn't matter how good your vac is....just the act of vacuuming stirs up dust... walk by the sun streaming in a window and you can see the dust swirl weather you are vacuuming or not.... so vac... then let the air settle a while... then dust...


    Answer by Morgain at 6:01 PM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • I do dust first and then vacuum..

    Answer by Angellinda at 6:07 PM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • Dust then vacuum!

    Answer by flcouple7577 at 6:57 PM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • Dust, then vacuum. Girl, you should know you're right :)

    Answer by vicesix at 7:04 PM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • Dust then vacuum. Just be sure to use a good vacuum bag to minimize the dust.

    Answer by LoriKeet at 7:10 PM on Aug. 2, 2010

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