5 Spots You Should Never Clean with Paper Towels

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When you are attempting to clean certain things, you usually always read for the paper towel, no questions asked. But here are 5 Spots You Should Never Clean with paper Towels! It may have never crossed your mind that using paper towel, the usual go-to cloth you turn to for cleaning purposes, would be harmful to certain surfaces in your home and that it could actually maybe damage them! It's good to be aware of the things that you should and shouldn't use on easy to scratch and delicate surfaces, so that's where this helpful article comes in handy, to show you the places you shouldn't use your paper towel on.

Things that you don't want to use your paper towels on, are things that have a glass or easily scratch-able surface. So you want to make sure that you don't use a paper towel to clean things like your seeing glasses, or even your more expensive sunglasses. This can really scratch up the lenses making them get marks all over, that prevent you from being able to see out of them properly, and also dirt can get into the little scratches too. It may not seem like a big deal, but it's probably best to use a proper glasses cleaning cloth instead.

The other thing people usually use paper towel for is cleaning up spills, like they always show in the Bounty commercials, the hand reaching in to put the paper towel down on the liquid stain that is on the carpet, usually a red one, and the towel just effortlessly soaks it up like some supernatural sponge.

If only this were true in real life... The paper towel actually works the stain into the carpet even more! So you are best off with a cloth rag or something else. Check out the other tips by heading over to 'Good House Keeping' by following the link in the section below for more!

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