If you’re like a lot of homeowners, you enjoy a clean house, but hate all the work it takes to maintain it. When was the last time you dusted your closet, for example? Unfortunately, the same space that holds your clean clothes and accessories often contains a plethora of dirt and dust—yuck, right? Short of nonstop cleaning, you can reduce the amount of debris with a few simple lifestyle and design choices. To learn how to keep your closet dust-free, keep reading!

These tips set you up to have less dust in your closet—a welcome benefit in any home. By following these below strategies, you’ll definitely reduce dust and minimize your regular closet maintenance as a result. That said, you’ll still want to sweep and vacuum occasionally to fully clean and refresh the space. You can also periodically wipe a wet microfiber mop or cloth across flat surfaces to remove dust effectively.

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