How To Clean Your Ceiling


Cleaning the ceiling is neglected by most every homeowner. Your ceiling can be a home for dead bugs and cobwebs that make it a horrible focal point for people entering your home. This is the reason why dirty ceiling should not be ignored, especially kitchen ceilings that can accumulategrease and dirt from cooking.

Consider these tips below to learn how to better clean a ceiling.

  1. Use vacuum cleaner. It will be the best tools that will help you out in the process of cleaning a ceiling. Try attaching the vacuum hose to the end of some long object such as a broom or stick to reach the ceiling directly. Make sure to vacuum up cobwebs and dust before trying any wet cleaning.
  2. Use high stool and a cloth or a duster. If you do not have a vacuum cleaner or there are stains on the ceilings that cannot be removed by the vacuum cleaner you can use a high stool and a duster with a handle that is long enough to reach the ceiling.
  3. Use a cleanser that doesn’t require rinsing. Using Spic n Span is a great idea. However, you can use ¼ to ½ cup of ammonia to gallon of water in a well-ventilated room; there will be few fumes if the water is lukewarm. Prepare a bucket of warm water in this process to rinse the cleanser that will be left on your floor.
  4. Work the ceiling in small sections.Wash, rinse and dry completely an area before proceeding to a new section to reduce the chances of streaky ceiling. Regularly change water you used for rinsing every time it gets dirty.
  5. Wear goggles and protective clothing. This will protect your skin from strong chemicals or other cleansing products. You can also use a head covering and tape the cuffs of your long-sleeved shirt so nothing will run under the sleeves.

It is an essential necessity to clean your ceiling regularly because without that, even the clean walls would not look clean.

Heather & Alan Davis
Oklahoma City Realtors


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