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I know this a pretty weird (and kind of gross) question but does anyone have any good tips for reducing dust in my room? My room gets super dusty, I have no idea why I clean regularly and try to be neat/clean, I have no pets, I don't eat in my room (so its not crums just dust). Anyways it gets in my comp and other electronics and I hate it. Any help would be most appreciated.
when I leave window open it gets super dusty because
of dust from outside blowing in (I"m on a very high floor too)

also can be from the vents for your A/C, could use filter cleaning

otherwise that is all
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post #12 of 16
Do you live near a set of train tracks or in a somewhat rural/desert area? Or maybe near lots of construction projects? These can all be contributers.... To bad there isn't much you can do about them.
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post #13 of 16
Pull A/C vent off in your room. Stick it in panty hose, then re-install it. Take it down after a week and see if it's dirty. If it is then dust is getting past the filter/s in you A/C unit or it's being introduced into the A/C venting system by a crack or something.

Also clean the blades on your ceiling fan and leave it off during the day so dust isn't being circulated.

Getting new windows also helps since old windows don't seal for crap even if they are shut. The rubber hardens up, felt wears our or is completely gone, or they just weren't good windows from the start. I replace windows for a living. They're one of the most over looked part of a house when something needs replacing.


On A/C unit filters I tend to go with the mid priced ones. The real cheap ones that look like blue fibers don't filter that well. If you do use those and your a/c unit has multiple filters slots, I suggest you use 2 - 3 of them. I don't buy the real expensive ones because of a) they're high and b) they can restrict the air flow pretty well. You just have to use one to see if your a/c unit likes them or not. If the fan in the a/c unit gets louder or sounds like it having to work harder with the expensive filter then use a cheaper one.
Edited by Rangerscott - 4/27/11 at 8:06pm
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Dust is mostly dead skin....
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Thread Starter 
Again thanks for the tips guys really appreciate the feedback
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If you live in a dry area get a humidifier, that will help keep the dust down as well.
 
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