Return to the Cleaning Tips Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
How do you clean a lamb's wool duster?

Posted by daphnar (My Page) on
Mon, Nov 16, 09 at 15:49

Just got one. Never owned one before. Dusted great but now the remains of the dust kitty are in the wool.

Do I just leave it there? Will it come off on what I'm trying to clean next time?

Cleaning instructions on the package say to hand wash and then comb (?!) The lamb's wool is thick - a big mush. Not sure any comb would ever get through it.

Advice appreciated.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: How do you clean a lamb's wool duster?

Between washings, when I have the vacuum out, I vacuum mine with just the hose (no attachments). Gets all the dirt out.


 o
more on lamb's wool duster

I forgot to add that when I wash the duster, I hang it from with the wool pointing down. When it is dry, I fluff it out by rolling the handle quickly between my palms. (I have never combed it out.)


 o
RE: How do you clean a lamb's wool duster?

I stuff it into the vacuum hose between washings.

"Washing" is a swish in sudsy water and a rinse.


 o
RE: How do you clean a lamb's wool duster?

Thanks!


 o
RE: How do you clean a lamb's wool duster?

Yes, the glue dissolved on mine when I washed it.


 o
RE: How do you clean a lamb's wool duster?

Shake it outdoors. I would never wet mine.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Cleaning Tips Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here