Monday, April 20, 2009

How To Dust Mattresses, Upholstered Furniture

Instead of wrestling with heavy mattresses (and modern vacuum cleaners), place a heavy damp sheet over mattress (or other overstuffed upholstered furniture pieces) and beat with a carpet beater.

I'm sure this saves on the electric bill; but I think the work-out is heavy in any case... But it might just be good therapy to beat things too.

Officially tip #474 in 1003 Household Hints & Work Savers, "A treasury of clever, practical ways to save money, time and work in every department of daily living." Copyright 1947, The Handbook Library; Archer-Hoyne Federal Savings & Loan Association of Chicago.


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