By Judy Schumer
Trendy window treatments get all the glory, but the hard-working blinds need a little bit of love now and then too. Knowing how to clean blinds will not only make your home look cleaner, but getting rid of dust, dust mites, pet hair, dirt, and grime that can build up on your blinds makes for a healthy home.
While the thought of cleaning all those horizontal or vertical surfaces may make you want to hyperventilate, there are easy ways to clean blinds. Most of the time, you won’t even have to take them down.
Whether they’re vinyl, wood, or fabric, you can get your blinds sparkling in no time with just a few tools and DIY cleaners. This guide will show you how to clean blinds when they’re dirty and how to keep your blinds clean for the long run.