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9 Ways to Use a Squeegee to Clean

You’ll be surprised at all the things you can do with a squeegee. Clean your windows? Sure, but it’s good for so much more. From carpets and upholstery to putting up wallpaper, you need a couple of squeegees around the house to help you deep clean everything.

9 Ways to Clean with a Squeegee

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1. Get pet hair off carpet and furniture with your squeegee. Seriously, folks, it works better than any vacuum I’ve tried for removing pet hair.

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2. It works like a charm on car upholstery, too. Just vacuum up the clumps of hair after you’re done!

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3. After you rinse your shower door (and after every shower), use a squeegee to get the water droplets off the door. (And learn even more tricks to clean your bathroom in 5 minutes a day.)

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4. Get tiled or laminated floors sparkling clean. Even better… let the kids do it for you! They’ll love playing with the soapy water and squeegee.

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5. Have you ever dropped a dish and made a huge mess with the food and broken glass? A squeegee can get all that mess right up.

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6. And, of course, for the cleanest streak-free windows on the block, a squeegee is a must! You can even use it indoors, but make sure you put down some towels to catch the dripping water.

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7. Install wallpaper quickly and efficiently. The squeegee helps smooth the wallpaper and remove air bubbles. Works great for contact paper, too. Okay, that’s not so much a cleaning tip as a handy one. 😉

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8. Clean up spills on countertops in a flash. This trick is super effective for stainless steel countertops since water stains are highly visible on them, but it works well for tile, granite and other materials, too.

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9. Use a squeegee to deep clean your hardwood floors. It traps the dirt, making it easier to clean in crevices and cracks.

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How do you use a squeegee around your home?

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