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Old 10-09-2018, 01:10 PM
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Is there an easy way to clean blinds? We’re having our interior trim painted tomorrow, and while I was wiping down baseboards, door frames, etc, I made the mistake of looking at the blinds.

In Indpls, I had metal blinds, and I would take them down, put them in a tub of water with soap, kinda swish a sponge around on them, then hang them up to dry.

Here, I have wooden slats (and 11 windows with blinds), and all I’ve come up with so far is to put a sock on my hand, spray with Windex, and wipe each slat. With the cords running down each side, that seems like a lot of effort that I’d rather not make. Of course, if that’s the easiest/best way, I guess I’ll do that. I just don’t wanna. :-)

Thoughts? Ideas?

Thanks.
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Old 10-09-2018, 02:27 PM
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Is there an easy way to clean blinds? We’re having our interior trim painted tomorrow, and while I was wiping down baseboards, door frames, etc, I made the mistake of looking at the blinds.

In Indpls, I had metal blinds, and I would take them down, put them in a tub of water with soap, kinda swish a sponge around on them, then hang them up to dry.

Here, I have wooden slats (and 11 windows with blinds), and all I’ve come up with so far is to put a sock on my hand, spray with Windex, and wipe each slat. With the cords running down each side, that seems like a lot of effort that I’d rather not make. Of course, if that’s the easiest/best way, I guess I’ll do that. I just don’t wanna. :-)

Thoughts? Ideas?

Thanks.
We had Testermans Blind Cleaning do ours and they came out sparkly clean.
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Old 10-09-2018, 02:40 PM
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We had Testermans Blind Cleaning do ours and they came out sparkly clean.
I second that. Testermans Blind Holds the Mr. Nucky Good Housekeeping Seal Of Approval. ***** That's the highest rating she offers, I only get a ****.
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Old 10-09-2018, 03:14 PM
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Thank you! If I decide to contract out for this, I’ll give them a call!
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Old 10-10-2018, 07:36 AM
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We cleaned ours in our top load washer. It only works for the blinds that bend though. Just curl the around inside the tub and don't put too many in at a time. Ours were full of cigarette smoke form the previous owner and they came out beautiful.
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