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There is a lot of people who have spent valuable hours of their lives trying to clean horizontal blinds. They’ve tried spraying the blinds, then wiping with a paper towel or spraying the towel and then wiping the blinds. But things didn’t get better. People spend a fortune on commercial cleaning products. But it was a waste of money. Some tried to use soap and water, but also without any results. The end result was always spotty, and muddy looking appearance.
We want to share with you the “secret” to cleaning window blinds. This is not an expensive solution that can resolve all problems and this is not a fancy brush that glides in between the slats. Everything is even easier as you can imagine. Find out how you can clean window blinds faster, better, and you may even have fun cleaning them.
Here is the secret: Fill your bathtub with warm to hot water. About 5 to 7 inches of water should do it. Add a couple squirts of dish soap or shampoo. You can use even the cheapest cleaning solution. It will work its best. Then, carefully take your window blinds down and dunk them. Bring them up out of the water, and dunk them again. Repeat this procedure a couple times. Then, pull them out and shake them off. If you have some handy towel, lay your blinds on it. Wipe any remaining drips. This cleaning technique can save you a lot of time and money.
How to prepare your windows for washing
Clean windows are essential for a cozy house, because they let much more sunlight in, making your room not just bright, but also warm. Cleaning glass isn’t easy, but several tips are able to make your windows cleaning efficient. First of all, decide what solution you will use to clean glass and sills. Chemical glass cleaner is the best decision, but it’s not always necessary: windows can be efficiently cleaned with a dish detergent or even with usual hot soapy water.
Tips for making your glass crystal clean
Then make sure that the glass is easily accessible and you won’t have to waste your time on reaching it. Expose of any excessive dirt on your window glass, wiping it with a towel, changing it when it’s necessary. Then you should wash your glass with a chosen solution, applying it to the glass and wiping with a sponge or a squeegee. If you use a squeegee, make sure to move it from top to the bottom in a single motion. After cleaning your glass, immediately dry it with a clean cotton cloth. Don’t let it just dry from the sun, because stains will remain.