If you’re only using lint rollers to clean your clothes, you’re missing out on a host of other household benefits. Let’s get rolling!

Get rid of pesky pet hair


Even the best vacuum can’t pick up every pet hair, especially if they creep into smaller spaces. Erin Meyer of Lemons, Lavender, and Laundry recommends using lint rollers to help pick up stray pet hair strands from anywhere in the house that a vacuum can’t reach.

Find and toss tiny shards of broken glass


When glass breaks, those small pieces can scatter everywhere and eventually get stepped on. If you’re worried that you missed some small shards of glass after sweeping, grab your handy lint roller to grab any fine particles that remain. Better safe than sorry!

Remove dirt from fabric lampshades


It’s as simple as it sounds. “Simply roll the lint roller all over the shade, and the dust comes right off,” Meyer writes in her blog. If the tape fills up with too much dust too quickly, just change it out, and keep on cleaning. Have a dust allergy? Use these smart strategies to bust dust throughout the house and minimize allergy symptoms.