Gradually, dust, grime, and grease can accumulate on blinds making a deeper clean necessary. If you have plastic or metal blinds, then you should make a 50/50 mixture of warm water and white vinegar. Mix a few drops of dish soap in the mixture. Then you wet a sponge in the solution, wring it out well, and wipe down each slat. Afterward, you can dry the blinds whit a soft cloth or just let them air dry. If you have wooden blinds, then you should not put water on them! Use a fresh soft rag dotted with furniture polish only! For microfiber or cloth blinds, start by opening them fully. After vacuuming, gently wipe them with mild soap and warm water solution. Keep the blinds open until they have dried completely.
Heavily soiled blinds
If it’s been years since you last tackled this project, those blinds are probably going to need a little extra love… Be sure to read the manufacturer’s instructions before cleaning the blinds in our suggested way. It is crucial to know that this method can only be used on metal, plastic, or mini blinds. First, fill your bathtub with about 4-inches of warm water. Mix a little bit of dish soap, white wine vinegar, and baking soda in the water. Then, you should remove your blinds from the window and lower them into the water until they are fully covered. Let them soak for at least an hour. After approximately an hour, you can use a sponge to scrub away any dirt and grime. Drain the tub and rinse the blinds with fresh water. Dry your blinds with a soft cloth and re-hang them.
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