- Microfiber cloths
- Microfiber mini blind duster
- Vacuum cleaner with brush attachment
- Dish soap
- Bucket of warm water
- Car-washing brush
- Garden hose
- Old towel or carpet square
Dirty blinds can harbor dust, pet fur, and other allergens that affect the indoor air quality of your home. Fortunately, cleaning blinds is easy and can be done within an hour.
Before cleaning your blinds, determine what type of material they’re made of. Most are made from wood, fabric, or plastic. For horizontal blinds (or venetian blinds), work top to bottom. For vertical blinds, work left to right, starting at the top, and slowly make your way toward the bottom.
Using a microfiber cloth
Using a microfiber mini blind duster
Since dust will quickly pile back up on your blinds, clean them every couple of weeks.
If your blinds have built up grime, they will require more than a simple dusting. Here’s how to clean blinds based on the material they’re made of.
Note: If fabric blinds are extremely dirty, you can take them to a dry cleaner.
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