Miscellaneous Cleaning Tips

Clean Wood Paneling.

Dusting and Cleaning Wood Paneling

How To Clean and Dust Wood Paneling Don’t you just love the look and warmth that wood paneling provides? If wood is cared for, paneling can add beauty and elegance to any room. Besides the charm of beautiful grains, one of the attractions of wood paneling and natural woodwork is that they require very little…

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Clean Living Room Walls.

Cleaning Painted Walls

How to Clean Painted Walls Some people have walls that hardly ever need to be cleaned- maybe just dusted from time to time. The rest of us are not so lucky. Whether from people, children, pets or even poor air quality in our home, our painted walls need some TLC. Dirt, dust, smoke generated from…

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Clean Living Room Blinds.

Cleaning Tips for Horizontal Mini Blinds

How to Clean Horizontal Mini Blinds Mini blinds are an inexpensive and attractive addition to any home. Horizontal mini-blinds can collect a lot of dirt and grime if left hanging neglected in your windows too long. This, combined with the fact that they stand in the hot sunny windows only bakes that dirt on, making…

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Clean White Curtains and How to Wash and Dry Them.

How to Clean, Wash and Dry Curtains

How to Clean, Wash and Dry Curtains Curtains are an elegant addition to homes but are often neglected. They look so lovely when you first put them up but you really don’t realize how much dust and dirt they collect until, years later, you whisk them open to let the sun in and a cloud…

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A Crystal Chandelier Hanging from Ceiling.

Cleaning a Crystal Chandelier

How to Properly Clean Your Crystal Chandelier I’ve received compliments on how beautiful my crystal chandelier is and people have asked me what my secret is. Let me tell you: there is no secret. The only thing I am guilty of is cleaning my chandelier regularly-and you can tell because of how brilliantly light is…

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A Clean Ceiling Fan.

Cleaning Dirty Dusty Ceiling Fans

How to Clean Your Ceiling Fan Since the layer of dust is on the top of a ceiling fan and seldom seen by anyone, you probably put cleaning it low on your list of house cleaning priorities. OK, now is the time to get up there and take a peek, see how bad it looks…

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Clean Mini Blinds and How to Dust, Vacuum and Clean Them.

Dusting, Vacuuming and Cleaning Horizontal Blinds

Dusting, Vacuuming and Cleaning Horizontal Blinds If you’re really up on today’s home decorating lingo, you don’t have “blinds”, “mini-blinds”, or “shades” – you have “window treatments”. However, for those of us who still have plain old blinds (like me!), we know that they get dirty and we need some easy tips on how to…

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Clean Doors.

Cleaning Tips for Wood, Glass, Interior and Exterior Doors

How to Clean Wood, Glass, Interior and Exterior Doors A door is a door is a door … not anymore! Doors are made with various materials and come in a lot of sizes and designs – plain solid wood, paneled wood, vinyl, aluminum, steel core, half doors, folding doors, decorated glass doors, security doors, storm…

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Clean White Styrofoam-Polystyrene Ceiling Tiles.

Cleaning and Removing Stains From Ceiling Tiles

How To Clean and Remove Stains From Ceiling Tiles When I first told my friends and family that I was planning on installing ceiling tiles in my new home, the most common response was “why?” Well, let me tell you, ceiling tiles today aren’t your garden-variety, plain, white, square “popcorn” tiles in the basement or…

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