How to Clean Baseboards

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How to Clean Baseboards. Cleaning baseboards can be a very tedious and time consuming chore, but when they are done, they help make the whole room look cleaner. With a little elbow grease, your baseboards will be free of dust, dirt, grime, most stains and markings.

Things You'll Need

  • Bucket or large bowl
  • Vacuum
  • Water
  • Sponge or cotton rag

Rid Baseboards of Surface Dirt and Dust

  • Vacuum baseboards with vacuum hose.

  • Use vacuum attachment along the bottom of the baseboard where it meets the flooring.

Mixing Your Cleaner

  • Pour 1 cup of white vinegar in bucket or bowl.

  • Heat water to very warm or hot.

  • Add 5 cups of water to the vinegar.

  • Mix with sponge or cloth rag.

Cleaning

Tips & Warnings

  • Try not to saturate the wall or baseboard.
  • Prevent pruned hands by wearing gloves.
  • For difficult markings or stains, try using Mr. Clean Magic Eraser.
  • Keep children away from the cleaning solution.

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