Microfiber cloths have been one of the most valuable tools in my cleaning arsenal for several years now! These super absorbent cloths make almost any cleaning task easier, and they’re pretty inexpensive too. For a quick refresher about what microfiber cloths are, how they work, and why microfiber makes such a great material for cleaning, check out my post at the link below!
Today’s post will also explore the topic of microfiber cloths, but since we’ve already covered the basics, it’s time to think outside the box! :-) Today I’ll be sharing 7 more uses for microfiber cloths that go beyond your everyday cleaning tasks. Whether you already own microfiber cloths or not, this post will give you another taste of just how useful this magical material can really be!
7 Unexpected Ways To Use Microfiber Cloths
1. Wash Your Face
You can use microfiber cloths with or without face wash to clean your face. Just gently use wipe or scrub your face with the wet cloth to remove dirt and makeup!
2. Remove Stains
Use a wet microfiber cloth as the first line of defense against stains on upholstery, carpet, and clothing! Just dab at the stain with your wet cloth to absorb the stain out of the material. If you get to the spill right away, the microfiber cloth may be the only tool you need to remove the mark completely!
3. Shine Your Floors
If you have hard floors, you haven’t seen them really shine until you’ve cleaned them with microfiber! You can attach a regular microfiber cloth to the bottom of a Swiffer-type sweeper, or buy microfiber pads or mop heads for your current mop. Microfiber picks up grime and cleaner residue, leaving nothing behind but clean and shiny floors!
4. Clean Your Baseboards
Microfiber cloths are the perfect tool for cleaning your baseboards. The super absorbent cloths will pick up all that stubborn dust and grime that collects on them over time. Just wipe down your baseboards with a damp microfiber cloth, rinsing periodically.
5. Keep Your Car Clean
Keep a few microfiber cloths in your glove box to help keep your car clean! Whether you use them to clean up spilled coffee or to dust your dashboard, microfiber cloths are really handy to have in the car. I use a microfiber cloth tool like this one to clean in the inside of my windshield when it gets foggy.
You can also use microfiber to wash and/or dry the exterior of your car. It leaves glass sparkling clean without any lint or residue. And microfiber is super soft, so you don’t have to worry about doing any damage to your paint job.
6. Clean Jewelry & Watches
A clean microfiber cloth makes a great cleaning tool for delicate items like jewelry and watches. Just buff them with your microfiber cloth to remove dirt, dust, and grime. They’ll leave them looking clean and shiny!
7. Dry Your Hair
Use a microfiber cloth to dry your hair! These cloths are super absorbent, so they can draw out much more water than a standard towel. Your hair will dry faster and end up less frizzy too! You can use any type of microfiber cloth to dry your hair, or you can use a special microfiber hair towel like this one.
How do you use microfiber towels around the house?