'The clean wall is a reflection of a healthy house. Nobody wants to see their walls dirty, but it’s not easy to keep them clean always, and therefore you have to maintain a way procedure regularly or at least occasionally so that the walls can stay out of stains. As we all have a busy schedule in our life and get less time to clean the walls, so it’s better to follow some practical and creative ideas to clean the dirty walls.
Types of Wall and Stain
Walls and floors can be of different types located at different areas such as kitchen wall, bathroom wall, washroom floor, hardwood floor, and the outer wall that gets contacted directly with air, outer dust, humidity, and rain heavily. There are many types of stains of which normal dust and grime, crayon stains, water stains, ink stains, kitchen satins are the most common.
What Do You Need To Do First?
To clean the wall, remove the surface dust before start cleaning. Check if your walls are washable before you start. Remove each of the artworks from your walls and make them bare. Get all of your furniture adjacents to the walls to the middle area of the room. Create the right amount of workspace for yourself.
When the surface dust is clean enough, you can start cleaning. Before using some heavy-duty wall cleaner, you can start with a simple method. Get some warm water, a few drops of dishwashing liquid, and a sponge. Rub the sponge very softly on the dust to clean the stains.
Stain Removal Ideas
Let’s get back to the point “how to remove wall stains” or how to clean wall stains” whatever you say. You can use different processes to remove various types of stains from the wall or floor- either homemade cleaning process or purchased cleaning appliances. In your way of cleaning, you can use many things such as a ladder, vacuum cleaner, sponge, water, bucket, dry towel, etc. that are generally used at your households to clean the mess.
Here we will show how to clean it in DIY (Do It Yourself) procedure with the help of some natural and some bought chemical objects. As the wall stains supposed to get embedded so deeply on the wall, so you’ll need to put together few, subject to the cleaning necessary, from the following objects and make a blend where necessary or apply the single object on the stain using a cleaning sponge to make the cleaning much easier and effective-
- Hot Water ;
- Liquid Dish Soap;
- Shaving Foam.
Removing Oil Stains
Removing oil or oily stains from the wall becomes one of the toughest tasks if you allow the stain to stay there for a long time. To remove oil stains from the wall, you can buy wall eraser or can make a homemade cleaning sponge. Get 1 cup of ammonia, ½ cup of apple cider vinegar, ¼ cup of baking soda, a gallon of water. Wipe the solution with sponge or cloth. Keep your wiping movement soft and gentle to avoid removing the paint.
Removing Ink Stains:
Ball pen ink or permanent markers ink often get into your wall. To remove that mark, you can use shaving foam cream or rubbing alcohol or nail polish remover. Make sure you open your window before using it.
Removing Water Stains
To remove the water stain, you can use bleach. Put a cup of bleach in water and apply the solution and dry it with hairdryer.
Getting Rid of Greasy Finger Marks:
White bread is a great way to remove greasy finger marks. You only have to rub the white bread on the light stain.
Removing Coffee, Wine or Other Beverage:
Get a full bucket of hot water, put some detergent and mixed it up till getting some few bubbles. Wet the cloth in the water and rub it gently to the stain. If the stain does not go out, let it dry and after that apply a wall cleaner into that.
Removing Normal Stains:
We often call people from outside organizations to clean our houses who make great money in exchange for work. When it’s all about cleaning the normal stains such as dust from your walls, you can do it by yourself without getting any help from such professional. Adding dishwashing liquid in hot water with vinegar can be helpful if you use them and remove the dust with thin cloth or mob.
Concluding Tips and Bits of Advice
To make your wall clean enough, you can use a lot of methods according to the type of the stain. Never rub anything hardly to the wall. Use hand gloves and glasses if needed. Always open the window and use a fan for ventilation.
Clean and a clear wall reflects a healthy life. Walls tend to be dirty over time in many ways. If you can follow one or more simple methods when needed to remove the stain, you can easily do that with less cost and short time-span.