How To Get Rid of 20-Foot-High Cobwebs?

updated Mar 8, 2019
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Q: The ceiling in my stairwell to the basement rises the full height of the house. From the bottom landing to the ceiling is probably more than 20 feet, and the corners up there are getting heavy with cobwebs. How on earth can I clean up there? My largest extending tool only goes to six feet. I’m 5’3″! -Sent by Suzanne

Editor: I feel like How To Clean Your 20-Foot-High Ceilings is a topic Martha Stewart should have covered at some point, though her approach would probably involve a cherry picker, a drone, or Not Allowing Cobwebs To Form In The First Place. What’s the best method for the rest of us?

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