How To Clean Up Christmas Tree Pine Needles
Fresh Christmas Trees are beautiful but the clean up can be anything but pretty. Save these tips for how to clean up Christmas Tree Pine Needles and your home will be back to pre-Christmas in no time.
Tips and Tricks for How To Clean Up Christmas Tree Pine Needles
This is the first time ever our family has had a real Christmas tree. While I do love it, I find that I’m starting to get some needles falling off (not many but some!) and now I’m figuring out the best ways to clean up Christmas tree pine needles. Here's what has worked so far. I've included links to the products to help you get the job done and I even included a snazzy video to show you how quickly and well my tips work - the video was shot after we took the tree down and had needles everywhere.
My initial clean up when we first unboxed the tree was with the
My favorite item for
You can be gentle with the whisk broom and clean only the areas you wish. I sat on the floor and whisked the tree skirt clean in just a few minutes.
For carpeting, tile, and linoleum a rubber broom works wonders for removing the needles. I have had a set of rubber brooms for years and they are by far my preferred tool for sweeping.
The set I purchased also included a small brush which you can use to get into tight spaces. If you’re trying to remove the needles from carpeting use short strokes. The short strokes will help to work up some static electricity and that will help to lift the needles right out of the carpet. If using the rubber broom on wooden floors you can use longer strokes but the magical static electricity tip should work for those as well..
For small space cleanup and furniture, there are several great options
First up, a handheld sweeper. These are great to have on hand for
Lint rollers designed for
I don't have a cordless sweeper, but growing up my Mom had several (she was a
If I find any other tips and tricks that work I’ll update this post! So far, this is all I’ve needed. Do you have any tips you'd like to share? I'd love to hear them!
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Thanks for all the wonderful tips! I would never have thought of many of those great ideas! In spite of the needles... isn't a fresh tree the best?
Thanks so much, Diane. We are loving our fresh tree. As soon as you come in from outside you smell it and it is wonderful!
These are awesome. I love the rubber broom. I need to get one of these for my home. Thanks for sharing, Beth
You're welcome, Vanessa! I'm sorry I didn't respond sooner - for some reason your comments were getting stuck in my spam filter. Have a very Merry Christmas!
I had not heard anyone mention a rubber broom, but I love that idea. I am getting one!
Thanks for the helpful tips.
You're welcome, Pat! I really like the broom for sweeping up my kitchen and bathroom floors (linoleum). It does a much better job than a straw or whisk broom. Have a great day.