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Easiest way to clean white plastic blinds?

What is the easiest to clean white plastic blinds? They're dusty but kind of filmy too so it doesn't dust off easy. Tia. 
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Re: Easiest way to clean white plastic blinds?

  • Honestly, run to Lowes or Home Depot and get new ones.  They have plastic ones for about $7.00.  Cleaning them is the biggest PITA.

    If that's not and option, put them in the tub with your favorite all purpose cleaner and scrub with a (new) toilet bowl brush.  Rinse and let dry.   

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  • My method is to close the blinds and run a damp cloth over them from top to bottom, then flip them the other way and clean that side the same way. It makes a racket to do it this way, but gets them clean without having to take them down and put them back up again.

    I've used a Chlorox wipe on mine, but I don't know if that's actually a good thing to use. I was pretty desperate and had contractor dust that was really hard to get off. To be safe, you might just use wet rag (or with a little dish soap).

  • We used our hot tub to clean them.  Embarrassed  Before draining it for the winter, DH took all the mini blinds down and threw them in with half a bottle of Dawn dishsoap.  Turned it on for about 15 minutes, then pulled them out and hung them over our fence to dry.  We had small snow drifts of soap bubbles on the patio but it worked.
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  • After the initial cleaning when we moved in (had a service come and clean), I've been taking Windex wipes and flipping them both directions.  It works great!
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  • I just dunk them in the tub with a little dish soap and vinegar. I use a microfiber cloth to wipe them.

    To dry, open the blinds all the way and extend them to their full length. Let them drip dry in the shower. 

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  • Either toss them in the shower and use the hand held wand to wash or if it is warm outside the rinse attachment for our pressure washer works ( could use the hose sprayer) I pre spray with a little soap. 

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  • image MeghanC 1028:

    Honestly, run to Lowes or Home Depot and get new ones.  They have plastic ones for about $7.00.  Cleaning them is the biggest PITA.

    If that's not and option, put them in the tub with your favorite all purpose cleaner and scrub with a (new) toilet bowl brush.  Rinse and let dry.   

    This!  Just buy new ones.  Or something different.  They are a nightmare.

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