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How to Clean Blinds - the Easy Way!

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Getting the Spring Fever itch? Get a jump start on your spring cleaning with an easy way to clean those icky blinds.
Time: 20 Minutes Difficulty: Easy
  • how to clean blinds the easy way, cleaning tips
This method is for faux wooden blinds. I've updated the blog post for additional tips on other style blinds. Visit: http://www.creativelysouthern.com/2013/02/how-to-clean-blinds.html to see more tips on how to clean REAL WOOD blinds and fabric blinds!
  • how to clean blinds the easy way, cleaning tips, Try vinegar and water or for really tough stuck on grime bleach and water
Try vinegar and water or for really tough stuck on grime - bleach and water. Dawn dish soap and water works great as well!! I lay these out in the sun to dry. Again, for WOOD blinds, check out the blog post. We go through the whole process. http://www.creativelysouthern.com/2013/02/how-to-clean-blinds.html
  • how to clean blinds the easy way, cleaning tips, Broken slats can be repaired easily by swapping it out for a perfectly good one on the bottom
Broken slats can be repaired easily by swapping it out for a perfectly good one on the bottom.
  • how to clean blinds the easy way, cleaning tips, Swap out slats using the same technique used to shorten blinds Pop off the plastic buttons on the bottom of the blinds
Swap out slats using the same technique used to shorten blinds. Pop off the plastic buttons on the bottom of the blinds.
  • how to clean blinds the easy way, cleaning tips, Remove the pull cords up to the broken slat Replace the slat with one from the bottom
Remove the pull cords up to the broken slat. Replace the slat with one from the bottom.
  • how to clean blinds the easy way, cleaning tips, Re thread the pull cord through all slats replace plastic buttons on the bottom and presto
Re-thread the pull cord through all slats, replace plastic buttons on the bottom and presto!!

To see more: http://www.creativelysouthern.com/2013/02/how-to-clean-blinds.html

  • Cparisi76

    I hung them outside on the deck using my high hanging pot hangers..

  • Cparisi76

    I also used a kiddy pool outside for the larger blinds.

  • Theresa
    Theresa Suffolk, VA

    I have sprayed mine down with Dow Bathroom Cleaner on both sides. It gets most of the dirt off without me having to scrub it. Any tough spots I do with a washcloth. I have also done this process in the shower. I have a teenager (yes, it's fun to

  • Tina
    Tina New Zealand

    I hang mine at the top with a couple of strings on my washing line, so I can access both sides! Close them and with a car brush and suds wash them down! Then the other side after off course turning the blinds out and do the same thing, hose all down

  • Jade Brunet
    Jade Brunet Salt Lake City, UT

    My least favorite chore is dusting. I am looking to find an efficient way to clean blinds that will not make me dislike this activity even more. It helpful to learn that vinegar and water can be helpful in cleaning really tough stuck on grim. Bleach

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