A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.

By Maryellen Klements, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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.
Anna Williams

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