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cleaning 07.05.14

How to Clean Blinds - the easy way!

Getting the Spring Fever itch? Get a jump start on your spring cleaning with an easy way to clean those icky blinds.

#SpringCleaning#CleaningTricks

Time: 20 Minutes Difficulty: Easy

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

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  • Lisa McDaniel
    Lisa McDaniel Cleburne, TX
    Sue Weiker - did you do anything special to make the brackets hang? My mother bought those also and couldn't get them to stick, so I got them and replaced the suction cups but still they would not hang.
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  • Sue Weiker
    Sue Weiker Napoleon, OH
    No, I just wiped down my shower first with alcohol. My instructions suggested that. I've used them for years, never had a problem. Maybe it's the finish of the shower. Is it a smooth finish or a pocked or marbled finish maybe?
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  • Maria Fimbrez
    Maria Fimbrez Phoenix, AZ
    luv this idea too!
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  • Tina Brewer
    Tina Brewer New Bremen, OH
    i used lysol power toilet bowl cleaner in a tub of hot water. it worked great. Thanks for the ideas.
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  • Valerie
    Valerie South Africa
    This is an excellent post - thanks for sharing.
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  • Charlda W
    Charlda W Lindale, TX
    I just hung them over our privacy fence and sprayed with water
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  • Elle
    We have blinks that are to wide to fit in the bathtub any ideas for cleaning them? Have a fence outside to hang them over but what next?
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  • Lisa McDaniel
    Lisa McDaniel Cleburne, TX
    @Elle- I drilled to holes in the side of my house ( under the carport) big enough for allen wrenches ( a big nail would work but I liked the allen wrenches so you can turn them up to keep the blinds on them. Make them as wide as the blinds. I then hung
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  • Nlat
    Take a swing off of the swing set, use four large S hooks. Hook one hook from another on one side of the swing hardware, do the same on the other side. Hang the blinds by the top mechanical housing, it tips a lot but it does not fall. Close the blinds, I
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  • Yvonne
    Yvonne Canada
    Wow, that all sounds like alot of work. after years of using everything from bleach to long soaks in hot water and mr clean and hours of just scrubing I now have found that TSP works PERFECT!!! Its the best ever! It makes what ever is on your blinds,
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  • Debbie Fink
    Debbie Fink Columbus, IN
    I've done this before , myself I think blinds are cheap enough to just buy new ones ....
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  • Deborah Moore Rose
    Deborah Moore Rose Sarasota, FL
    The easy way is to throw them bad boys out and buy new!
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  • Chrystal Patton
    Chrystal Patton Locust Grove, VA
    What is TSP?

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  • Linda
    Linda Lincoln, NE
    I lay my picture window blind on the drive way - spray it with 409 - use my car brush to move the 409 around flip over and do the same -
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  • Sandra T
    I always took mine out side and hung them on a clothes line. spray fantastic, wait a few min and the rinse off with a garden hose
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