How Do You Clean Dirty Plastic Blinds?

May 21, 2021

You intended to keep up with your housework, but the blinds may have escaped your notice for a long time. Perhaps there was too many things that spattered in the kitchen or your kids got too rambunctious in their room. Now they look quite dirty and you want to change that.

It may be tempting to hire a Los Angeles blind cleaner, but there are also things that you can do yourself. It all depends on what state your blinds are in.

First Vacuum the Blinds

Put on a brush attachment on your vacuum hose and close the blinds. The vacuum will get the largest pieces of dust and dirt off. Be sure that you get any dirt or dust that fall on the windowsill or the floor.

Be sure to also vacuum both sides of the blinds and the framework. Hold the framework to make sure that you are doing a steady job. You can do this with both horizontal and vertical blinds.

 

Dust Them Next

You may find that, despite your best efforts, there is still dirt and dust remaining on the blinds. Get a duster and clean between the open blinds. Getting a microfiber mitt to wipe those blinds is another option for you.

Be sure to check the sides of the blinds and the window sill. If you ignore those, then the dust and dirt from the middle of the blinds can migrate there and cause you to have to do more cleaning later.

Wet Clean Them

Doing the above will help you make a lot of headway with the dirt and dust, but it won’t touch any build-up of grease or other substances. You’re going to have to get soap, water, and some white vinegar for that.

Put Them In Your Tub

If your blinds are really dirty and trying to do any of the above are not working, then you can take them off the window and put them in your bathtub. Fill the tub with water and add dish soap and white vinegar. Let them soak for a while and then take them out and wipe them down before putting them back where they were.

Doing this only takes a small amount of time and work. If you follow these steps, you should have clean blinds that will stand out in your home.

 

Categories:  

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related Posts

November 30, 2022
Ideas for a Backyard Transformation

If your backyard is in need of a transformation, you've come to the right place. From adding a fire pit to creating a garden oasis, there are plenty of ways to spruce up your outdoor space. Keep reading for some backyard transformation ideas that will have you spending more time outdoors. Create a beautiful vegetable […]

Read More
November 30, 2022
Are Air Purifiers Effective?

We all want the best for our homes, and that includes ensuring clean air. If you're looking into purchasing an appliance designed to purify your indoor environment such as one of these popular types: tabletop models or full-size units installed in rooms then we've got some great news. You can expect them not only to […]

Read More
November 30, 2022
What To Do If A Tree Falls On Your House

A tree can be a beautiful addition to your property, but if it falls on your house, you’ll need to take action immediately. When they fall, homes and property are sometimes at risk. If a tree near your house falls and damages the structure, you’ll need to take action immediately to prevent further damage. The […]

Read More

LEGAL

Welcome to Urban Splatter, the blog about eccentric luxury real estate and celebrity houses for the inquisitive fans interested in lifestyle and design. Also find the latest architecture, construction, home improvement and travel posts.

SHOPPING

linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram