Best Way to Clean Dusty Blinds

4 Materials
2 Minutes

Blinds are really annoying to clean, so when I found this clever trick on the internet using salad tongs, I thought I would give it a try! I can’t tell you how great it was for getting the dust off the blinds -- with so little effort.

Isn't that like magic?!

Here are my dirty blinds. Look how dusty those suckers are!

Gather your materials

I used a pair of tongs, a microfiber cloth, and two rubber bands.

Cut the cloth

Because of the thickness of my tongs, I had to cut the cloth into fourths so that they would fit between the slats of the blinds. If you're using a thinner cloth, you might not need to do this.

Secure the cloths

I wrapped a cloth around each arm of the tongs, then I used a rubber band to secure it in place making an X with the rubber band by slipping it over the cloth, giving it a twist, then slipping it over again.

Now you’re ready to clean those dirty blinds!

Get ready to say goodbye to all that dust and muck!

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  • Grandmawee
    on Jun 11, 2019

    Do u use any cleaner on the clothe?

  • Kathy
    on Jun 11, 2019

    What about long blinds

    • NaniJen
      on Jun 13, 2019

      I think she means vertical blinds. I'm positive this would work wonderfully....i know I am doing it with mine. I just moved into a new apt and they didn't replace the blinds, which are dirty and smoke stained.😷 Just have to find a really good cleaning solution!

  • Pat Staltari
    4 hours ago

    what did you use to clean the blinds

    • Ana
      An hour ago

      With a microfiber cloth you don’t add any product. You can use them dry or wet.

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