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I like to use the lamb's wool extension duster for walls and other high areas.
For wooden surfaces I have fallen in love with vinegar and lemon essential oil used with a good microfiber cloth.
 

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I use Microfiber Towels which are very soft and give a great dusting experience.
 

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I love murphy's oil spray! I just spray it onto a rag and wipe down all the surfaces. If something is really dirty, you can spray it right onto the surface for a little extra cleaning power. You can get the spray they sell or just get murphy's oil and dilute it in a spray bottle.

One of my clients prefers I use just a rag dampened with warm water. Sometimes I add a little soap or vinegar. I don't like this as much as the murphy's oil. it seems to leave spots where the water dries on surfaces and doesn't pick the dust up as well.
 

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For standard knickknack, picture, ceiling fan, general surface dusting I mainly use a high quality ostrich feather duster (about $15 or less) & the Swiffer extension pole & hand duster deal (keep the feather duster and hand Swiffer in my back pockets. Swiffer duster refills can get expensive like some have mentioned (even if you get them in bulk at Costco, etc), so the feather duster helps to offset their pricey-ness. Also, they both work well and suck in different instances. Swiffers are not good if you have to dust a ton of small and/or lightweight knickknacks on a shelf and they will snag on wood, or those grass or bamboo-like window shades, and leave little Swiffer wisps behind. Dusting with a feather duster is great for small, sensitive, and snag-prone items and makes dusting much quicker too (periodically bang it on your ankle/shoe to shake excess dust to the floor and keep going to town, easily deep cleaned too). But there are instances on smooth surfaces where you can't beat a Swiffer duster head.

I have also used microfiber mitt (for those stupid fake plastic plants people insist on decorating with) or cloths in more troublesome dusting situations where dust is built up and just seems to stick. Sometimes things need a good spray and wipe first for maintenance dusting with a Swiffer or feather duster to be effective on an ongoing basis. I have heard a lot about lambswool, but haven't experimented with that yet.
 

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I use the Pledge Orange Multi-Purpose cleaner...it works great on Stainless Steel appliances, granite, leather and wood. I dont have to carry so many different cleaners! I do like to use my homemade wood cleaner: 1 cup water/ 1 cup vinegar/ 2 tsp. dawn dishsoap/1/4 tsp. olive oil and I add 5 drops of Rosemary essential oil. It really smells good and cheap to make.
 

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I use vacuum most of the time and microfiber towels for surfaces that I want to avoid scratching like counter tops and vases. I gave up on Swiffer and OXO a long time ago as they just spread dust around. Do note that you don't need to dampen microfiber towels to clean most surfaces.
 

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Dusting with Murphy's Oil Soap

I don't do too much regular cleaning which involves dusting, but when I am cleaning walls with finished wood baseboards and trimming, while I am wiping down the woodwork with Murphy's Oil Soap, while I am taking down wooden picture frames from the walls, I wipe down the frames with Murphy's Oil Soap also.

My blog: http://www.cleanwithasmile.blogspot.com/
 

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I use microfiber cloths to dust with. But I have recently discovered that a good quality Ostrich feather duster works great on tables and shelves that have a lot of delicate knick knacks, breakables etc that would take forever to remove each piece and then dust. Using a cloth is a bit clumsy and time consuming. I also like to use it on delicate light fixtures and chandeliers. I also use a paint brush to dust small decorative items that would otherwise snag a cloth or be too heavy to use. I do like the Pledge Multi-Purpose because it cleans so many things and I especially like that it does a great job on Stainless Steel appliances.
 
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