Day 21: Does Wax Paper Work?

wax paper around duster
Welcome back to 31 Days to Building a Cleaning Routine!

Day 21: Does Wax Paper Work?

Here is another tip I pinned on my 31 Days board:

Wax Paper as Floor Cleaner – Use this kitchen staple to pick up dirt and dust. Rip off a piece roughly the size of your sweeper and attach it just as you would a cleaning cloth. As you sweep highly trafficked or dirty areas, the gunk sticks.


I decided to try it out. I wrapped wax paper around my duster:

wax paper around duster


 Then swept. It seemed to push the dust around, but not really pick it up. See, the wax paper is clean (sorry for the blurry picture):

clean wax paper


So, does the wax paper work? NOPE. Nada. You can even see that the bottom of my duster picked up the dust instead of the wax paper.

Oh, well, now I know. Tomorrow I’ll be posting about a floor cleaner recipe to use!

See you then!




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