How to clean walls? Do's & Don'ts

  • 10 months ago

Cleaning your house?. Don't forget about the walls. A clean wall is one secret for a clean house. Cobwebs and dust, you can easily mop them away.

But, what about stains and smudges? Always know the paint property before you start scrubbing. Semi-gloss or enamel paint will stand up to washing. Smooth, satin, or eggshell finishes are not as durable and may rub off if you scrub too hard or use an abrasive cleaner. Before you scrub, no matter what type of paint, dusting is necessary.

Next, cover the floor so that excess water doesn't wet your floor. Water is the first thing to wash your wall. For more of the stains and smudges, use liquid cleaners but, start with the soft one to prevent wall damages.

As a home remedy, you can apply a paste of baking soda and water over stubborn stains and wash off with water and a cloth. You can also add dishwashing soap in the mixture.

So, what are the Dos and Dont's of the wall cleaning? Here are some of them enlisted;


  • Know your wall, what's your wall wearing.
  • Mop the dust and cobweb before washing off the wall.
  • Cover the floor to save yourself from extra work.
  • Use soft cleaners, prefer water at first.
  • Use to buckets, one for the mixture, and the other for water.
  • Work in sections.
  • Once you have completed washing a section, wipe the wall with a cloth or towel.



  • Jump and start scrubbing your wall.
  • Use a wet sponge.
  • Use a hard cleaner solution.

Keep things in your mind, and go clean your wall. But, if you have kids in your home, you must be familiar with stains due to crayons. For kids, a wall is a big canvas where they outlet their creation, and stopping them is not an option. So, some essential tips from us; use an art eraser, buy washable crayons, blow dryer to clean crayon, or the only alternative left repaint.


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