Blinds are common in most of the homes today and many home owners prefer this particular window treatment than curtains. Surely blinds are more stylish, trendy and matches well with contemporary décor. Have you too got blinds for your windows? Well, that’s good but remember blinds have got their respective cleaning needs. The article here is a brief on how to clean up your window blinds effectively.
First of all, your blinds need a routine cleanup. You have to go for a regular dusting here since dust deposition for long will make your cleaning all the more rigorous. Always remember to use feather duster on blinds to ensure a scratch free dusting. Vacuum cleaners can be used for fabric blinds while faux wood or wood options can be catered with dusting spray.
Once in a while you have to take out the blinds for thorough clean up. It could be once in every month.
The cleaning ingredients needed here are a cotton glove or your old sock and white vinegar. Place the glove or sock on the hand & dip its tip into the vinegar pot. Squeeze out the excess vinegar. Then, run the vinegar soaked area along each side of your blind slats to remove the dust layer completely. Stop periodically in between to rinse off dust from the soaked glove or sock & to apply more white vinegar. Vinegar is great to clean up dirt & dust sans any kind of harsh effects on your blinds. Moreover, it’s inexpensive and would be safe for almost all blind surfaces like plastic, metal and wood. You can even use soapy water for cleaning the blinds. Many people prefer to clean their blinds in bathtubs but this a strict no for the wooden ones as too much of water is always damaging for timber.