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How to Clean Walls | Some Quick Steps to Follow While Wall Washing

by Iqra Tariq January 25, 2021 3 min read

Walls are the major element to build up the entire look of the home. Walls are the main infrastructure of the home, so walls should be cleaned and gutted. Cleaned walls also enhance the beauty of the room so it should be the top priority to clean the walls of the room. 

There are many ways through which you could clean the walls of your home. The first and foremost thing is to see the condition of your wall. If it’s completely bad and the paint is torn off then you need to give it a new coat. And if its condition is good and little stains are on it, then you may follow the below-mentioned steps to clean your walls.  

Wall Cleaning is Important:

A major question we get to hear is who cleans the walls? Why one should need to clean the walls when one can paint them and give them a new fresh look? The answer is clear! Instead of spending money on new paint, clean the already painted wall. In this way, you can give your walls a new life by spending nothing. By just cleaning you will feel the whole new atmosphere in your home. 

Clean the Walls very Often:

When you go for deep cleaning of your home every season, walls should be added to the checklist. Do consider deep cleaning of your walls once in a year, whereas weekly dusting, spot cleaning, and vacuuming up dust and debris must be maintained. It is mandatory to clean your walls before repainting them because this will provide a brighter base to your wall and will give you a seamlessly endearing finished look.  

Clean your walls like a Pro:

The best way to maintain the cleanliness of your walls is to give them a speck of daily dust. Daily dusting can help you build a clean environment around your home. Clean walls endorse the hygiene of your home. It helps you breathe in better space. It helps you keep up the living air in your home. 

Steps to Follow:

  • Dusting

Always start cleaning with dusting. Dust your walls with a dry cloth to remove the dust and dirt. Use the brush attachment followed by the vacuum to clear your wall from any kind of dust. You can also use foam or soft cloth to dust the dirt out of the wall. If you have a fear of getting scratches and dents on your wall by using a vacuum, use the mop with a dry rag and clean the wall from top to bottom without any kind of hustle.    

  • Rinsing

After dusting your walls keenly, rinse the walls. Soak a cloth in water and wring it out well. Wipe the wall with a cloth to rinse. Use clean water to rinse the walls, if you think you need to add some kind of detergent to clean the stains use dishwashing soap. Soak the cloth well in the mixture of soap and clean water, wring it out and rinse over the whole wall. 

  • Use Damp Rag

We often think that cleaning of walls could cause danger in form of scratches, dents, and scrapes. To avoid that, use a damp rag to clean the wall. A damp rag with frayed edges can make your work easy. Other than that tie the rag with a mop to clean the upper edges of the wall easily.

  • Dry it

As you have cleaned your wall with water then it must be wet. Bring a dry cloth, and clean it once again. Give it a dry dust at the end with microfiber cloth or duster. Turn your fans ON to quickly dry the walls and ceilings.

  • Touch-ups

While wall washing if you think you need some extra touch-ups, go for it. If the paint is torn off in patches, try to give it a new fresh coat of paint. Touch-ups are always given major importance during the deep cleaning of the home. So some quick touch-ups could save the life of your wall.  

Some Quick Tips:
  • Dust the walls with a duster or microfiber cloth.
  • Take clean water and rinse over the wall.
  • Clean the wall with the help of mop and rag.
  • Always clean the wall from top to bottom.
  • See what type of paint your wall own, and clean accordingly.
  • Do not just wash it, also dry it with clean cloth.

Your walls are a major part of your house, so, just like the rest, they should be given care. Schedule time when you can deep clean and don't forget to work in your daily maintenance routine with wall washing.