A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.

By Maryellen Klements, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
September 07, 2014
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Yes, you can clean a ceiling fan without the dusty mess. Working with one blade at a time, slide an old pillowcase over the blade, then slowly draw the fabric back. All the dust and dirt will stay in the pillowcase instead of flying everywhere.
| Credit: Anna Williams

Slide an old case over a fan's blade then pull the fabric back, keeping all the dust and dirt contained.