Every home should have a lint roller. Especially if you have a cat or a dog. They help us keep our clothing free of lint and hair.
But these things can come in handy in lots of other ways too. They are great for quickly cleaning up and they can make your cleaning routine a whole lot easier.
Just a flick of your wrist and your mess is gone. You’ll be shocked that you haven’t thought of these uses for lint rollers before.
Here are 25 ways to use lint rollers besides on clothes.
1) Glitter Mess
Glitter can make a mean mess. You sweep it up but somehow it’s still there! Use a lint roller to clean up glitter for good.
2) Clean Lampshades
Lampshades are easy to overlook. But before you know it, they are covered in a layer of dust. If you don’t have the right vacuum cleaner attachment to clean these, you can use a lint roller.
3) Clean Out Your Handbag
Anyone who owns a handbag knows that it gets gross after time. There still seems to be crumbs, lint, and other stuff left behind even if you shake it out. Run a lint roller over it to get it super clean.
4) Clean Out a Drawer
Need some extra help cleaning out your drawers? Try a lint roller. They can help get in those hard-to-clean crevices.
5) Quick Clean Carpet Or Area Rugs
Don’t feel like busting out a vacuum cleaner for that tiny spot of the carpet where your dog likes to lie? Then don’t. Just go over it with your lint roller. This method is perfect for small area rugs that can be hard to vacuum.
Lint rollers are the perfect solution for furniture. It works really well to get up pet hair in that spot where your dog or cat likes to sit. It works especially well on microfiber and fabric furniture.
7) Electronics and Keyboards
It’s difficult to get a keyboard clean with all those little crevices. Just pull a sheet of sticky paper from your lint roller. Fold it and gently wedge it in between your keys to pull the gunk up.
8) Car Interior
Use a lint roller to clean hard-to-reach places in your car. This is great for the sunglasses compartment or the spot where your cell phone always falls. You can also use it in your cup holders.
9) Clean Up Broken Glass
Broken glass can be very dangerous. There can still be lingering pieces even after you sweep up and vacuum. Make sure nothing is left behind by using a lint roller.
10) Remove Dandruff
Is your head leaving a little bit of dandruff behind? Don’t be embarrassed. Clean it up with a lint roller.
11) Control Peeling Skin
Is your skin peeling from a sunburn? You could increase that skin discoloration if you pick at it. Use a lint roller to pull up that dead skin without increasing it.
12) Christmas Tree Clean Up
Are all those fallen pine needles from your Christmas trees driving you crazy? You don’t have to bring out the vaccum cleaner every day. Just use a lint roller.
13) Clean a Pool Table
Keep your pool table looking nice. You don’t want to be too harsh on the felt either. A lint roller works like a charm.
14) Sewing Room
If you’re a sewer, you know how messy it could get. You often end up with little pieces of fabric and thread all over the place. Use a lint roller to pull these up along with any dropped pins.
15) Post Haircut Clean-Up
Do you do your haircuts at home? Never give a haircut without a lint roller. This will clean-up all the little pieces that a broom won’t.
16) Dusting the Drapes
Want an easy way to keep your drapes clean in between laundering? Use a lint roller. It can help cut down your dry cleaning bill.
17) Get That Bug
Stop squishing bugs. Whack them with a lint roller and just toss the paper out. You’ll never have to squish a bug and hold it in a napkin again. These work very well to remove ticks which you don’t want to touch or risk getting away.
18) Clean Textured Ceilings or Walls
Textured ceilings can be a pain to upkeep. Use a paint roller extender but switch 0ut the paint roller for a lint roller. It will fit perfectly.
19) Prep Your Paint Roller
You don’t want to paint with a linty paint brush. Make sure you prep it first. A lint roller is perfect for that.
20) Stuffed Animals
Stuffed animals can really dirty pretty quickly. Tossing them in the wash all the time can wear them out. Use a lint roller in between washes.
21) Clean Baby Areas
Little kids can be pretty messy. Keep a lint roller in your diaper bag. This will help you clean up Cheerio pieces and other junk.
22) Clean Out a Pocket
Got some sand or cracker pieces in your pocket? Sometimes even washing can’t get rid of this. Take a lint roller to it.
23) Clean Up Hair
Is your sink covered in hair every time you brush it? Use a lint roller. It will keep the spaces where you do your hair clean.
24) Speaker Grills
Speaker grills can get dusty easily. But you don’t want to do damage to your speaker. Use a lint roller instead.
25) Clean a Screen Before You Add a Protector
Your phone or tablet screem needs to be lint free before you apply that screen protector. Go over it with a lint roller. This will make sure the application goes smoothy.