How to clean wallpaper


Wallpaper CleaningWallpapers are beautiful household features which add a sophisticated touch to entire indoor atmosphere. However wallpapers despite their quality and resilience tend to accumulate dirt, dust and stains just like any other household feature. This is why wallpapers just like everything else that people have in their homes require a frequent and proper cleaning routine.

The dry methods are the easiest way to remove dust from wallpapering. You can either dry sponge or electrostatic dust cloth the wallpapers in your home. Regardless which approach you use at the end you will have dust-free wallpapers which you will enjoy.

If you notice any stains on your wallpapering you must create your own cleaning solution to remove them. Get a bucket or laver and fill it with water. Pour into the water a small amount of dish soap. Make sure that you use clear soap to prevent staining your wallpapering with colored detergent. After all, your goal is to remove the stains from your wallpapers not to add new ones. If you don’t have the time to make your own stain remover you can simply head to one of your local supermarkets and by a commercial stain remover that is specially made for wallpaper.

Once that you have made or bought a stain remover dip a soft cloth or sponge into the bucket and laver and commence treating the stains. Never under any circumstances try scrubbing the stains because you will rip the wallpapering and you will have a bigger problem on your hands.

Wallpaper CleaningRegularly wring out your cloth or sponge while you are treating the stains on your walls. This way you will get rid of the excess cleaner and maintain the moisture levels to a minimum. If you fail to keep the moisture levels to a minimum the wallpapering will get too wet and will certainly begin to tear.

Wipe the stained areas until all stains are gone. However don’t treat only the stained areas because your wallpapers will have accumulated inconspicuous dirt as well. So once the stains are gone, wipe your wallpapering from top to bottom at least once. This way you will have the peace of mind that all dirt is removed from your wallpapers. Always work one section at a time.

Now rinse your wallpapering to remove all residues from the cleaning solution and then end the cleaning by pat drying your wallpapering. You can use a fan or hair dryer to speed-up the drying process.