By: Mrs. Mathis
Image by theilrWithout a doubt, the best way to clean venetian blinds is to hire someone else to do it. However, I know that I’d rather spend money on clothes than on paying someone to clean venetian blinds, and I bet you would, too. Anyway, cleaning venetian blinds is not difficult. All you need is a few tips on washing venetian blinds, which I will supply, and little hard work, which is your part of the bargain. Before you know it, you’ll be an expert on venetian blind cleaning.
The Best Way To Clean Venetian Blinds Without Washing
So now that you’ve decided to spend your money on new clothes instead of cleaning venetian blinds, you want to know the best way to clean venetian blinds yourself. Don’t be concerned. Just follow these steps to the best way to clean venetian blinds that you’ll ever find.
Step 1. Before cleaning venetian blinds, or anything else, check out the label. Are there any instructions or tips on washing venetian blinds? If so, follow them, no matter what I say.
Step 2. You should clean venetian blinds monthly by closing them and wiping them down with a dry cloth or a feather duster.
Step 3. Open and close them again so that the reverse side is toward you. Then repeat step 2.
Step 4. Open the blinds normally and admire your hard work.
Tips On Washing Venetian Blinds
You can wash venetian blinds should they become too dirty to dust.
Step 1. When cleaning venetian blinds by washing them while they are still hanging, start by filling a small bucket with warm soapy water.
Step 2. Close your blinds and wipe them down with the soapy water.
Step 3. Rinse the blinds with another cloth dipped in clear water.
Step 4. Open and close the blinds again so that the reverse side is toward you. Then repeat steps 2 and 3.
By far the best way to clean venetian blinds is to take them down from the windows and place them in a tub of slightly soapy warm water. Loosen the string so they can open and pull them up slowly, moving them gently back and forth to loosen any grime. Then let the water out of the tub and spray them with the shower to rinse. Shake them gently to get off any dripping water and rehang them, open, to dry.
Not only does this make cleaning venetian blinds a snap, but it also works well on vinyl or any other non-porous blinds.
So, now you you know how to clean venetian blinds. Now if only you could take an extended vacation to Venice to visit the originals.Print This Article