Spring cleaning sends fear into everyone, even the avid cleaners. Ease those fears and learn how to tackle the biggest cleaning jobs with these easy insider tips.
Washing the walls
Clean painted walls add a fresh sheen to any room.
- Make sure your walls are washable before starting.
- Vacuum the walls with the dust-brush attachment.
- Dilute an all-purpose cleaning solution in warm water, following the manufacturer’s instructions. Using a fast-drying microfiber mop to clean from the top of the wall to the bottom, working on a few square feet at a time. Wipe tough-to-reach crevices and baseboards with a sponge.
EXTRA CLEANING TIP: If your kids have used your walls as a giant coloring book, try a good old-fashioned gum eraser to remove crayon marks.