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Detailed Procedure For Cleaning Wall & Wallpaper

Detailed Procedure For Cleaning Wall & Wallpaper

Introduction

Your walls have a lot more dust than you may understand. Your entire house will feel new and clean when you have clean walls.

If you have children at home, keeping your walls clean becomes a great challenge for parents. Kids have a tendency of writing anywhere with anything they could find. Crayons, Ink pen or Pencils are used for writing on the walls. If your child has written on a very large portion of the wall, then cleaning it becomes even worse.

You can follow the below mentioned tips and tricks for cleaning your walls.

First make sure that the paint of your wall is a washable paint and you can wash it. You can confirm it from the painter himself who has done the painting at your home or you can check the website of the paint companies like Asian Paints & Nerolac and other such companies whose paint you have used.

Procedure For Cleaning The Walls

  1. To accomplish a spotless wall, first, remove all the photos and wall hangings. Second, move furniture away from the walls so you can have more pace and easier access.
  2. Now when you actually begin cleaning, first dust your walls from the skirting upwards to the roof utilising the wall brush of your vacuum cleaner or a soft hair brush.
  3. Give more attention to corners, baseboards and edges because those spots accumulate the most dust and cobwebs.
  4. If it’s just the dust on your walls and no other stains, just use a clean water to wash your walls. You can add few drops of liquid soap too. But never use any strong chemical to clean your walls as it may weaken the top coat of the paint or strip off the paint immediately.
  5. Use two bucket method to clean the walls. Take 2 clean medium to large buckets. Pour a soapy solution in one bucket and clean water in another bucket.
  6. Use 3-4 clean microfiber dusters. Keep 2 dusters aside to be used later.
  7. Now dip one of the microfiber dusters into the bucket of soapy water and ring it out thoroughly. Keep other clean and dry duster with you only.
  8. Use a stool or ladder and stand upon it very carefully. Now wipe some portion of the wall with damp duster and then pat it dry with dry duster. You can let it air dry also but it is only possible when you have not used a lot of water.
  9. When the duster becomes dirty, wash it with the clean water from the second bucket. Also change the used duster with new dusters if these get very dirty after a long use in case of a bigger job.
  10. Repeat the process with overlapping strokes. Try to cover as much area as possible when you stand on the stool or the ladder so that you don’t have to get up and down too often.

Wipe Off Stains Immediately

To keep up a spotless wall, food stains ought to be cleared off at the earliest opportunity to remove any solid particles. In the event that there are oil spot remaining, use cleaning liquid which you can buy at local tore or online.

For ink splatters, cautiously suck up the stain as soon as possible utilising a paper towel. To clear off the ink stain, you can use ink erasers.

Procedure For Cleaning The Wallpapers

Once wallpaper is installed, to increase its life and to get the best out of it, keeping it well maintained is very important. When wallpaper is taken care of, it retains its colour for long. Taking care of you wallpaper is nothing but simply cleaning it once in a while.

Everyday care of wallpaper means quick removal of marks or stains.

Light smudges and pencil imprints can be removed by utilising art gum. Crayon marks can be removed using a soft sponge and cleaning liquid, however this ought to be tried first on a little patch of wallpaper to ensure the cleaning liquid won’t ruin the wallpaper.

Warm soapy water can be utilised if wallpaper is washable.

Always check manufacturer’s instructions on how you can clean that particular wallpaper.

Regardless of whether the wallpaper is named as washable, you should test it before you begin to take a shot at it.

Here are some guidelines on cleaning your washable wallpaper.

  1. Take little warm water and add liquid soap into it. Use a soft rag or sponge to wipe a little portion of the wallpaper. Dip and ring out the excess water from the sponge or rag. Apply very little water and light pressure. If the colour doesn’t come off and the territory dries quickly, you can feel free to wash your wallpaper.
  2. Dust the wallpaper first to remove the visible and loose dust. Also remove cobwebs.
  3. Use two bucket method to clean the walls. Take 2 clean medium to large size buckets. Pour a soapy solution in one bucket and clean water in another bucket.
  4. Take a clean sponge. Now dip the sponge into the bucket of soapy water and squeeze it out thoroughly.
  5. Use a stool or ladder and stand upon it very carefully. Now wipe some portion of the wallpaper with damp sponge and then pat it dry with another clean and dry microfiber towel. You can let it air dry also but it is only possible when you have not used a lot of water.
  6. When the sponge becomes dirty, wash it with the clean water from the second bucket. Also change the used sponge with new sponge if it gets very dirty after a long use in case of a bigger job.
  7. Repeat the process with overlapping strokes. Try to cover as much area as possible when you stand on the stool or the ladder so that you don’t have to get up and down too often.

Make sure to take utmost care when washing wallpapers since utilising an excessive amount of water will soak the wallpaper, debilitating the paste.

Change the water when it gets dirty so you’re not plunging and cleaning your wallpaper with messy water.

Cleaning Delicate Wallpaper

While cleaning delicate and thin wallpapers, use only clean and warm water and don’t add liquid soap into it.

With light stroke and overlapping the area that has been cleaned, you will cover entire area. You can either let it air dry if you have utilised less water at first or you can gently pat the clean areas dry.

Ideally you should clean your walls at least once in every 6 months. At Dirtblaster Cleaning Services, we provide Wall Cleaning service as well.

You can contact us on 7350321321 or visit https://www.dirtblaster.in/home-deep-cleaning/

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