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
- 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.
Wring out sponge or rag.
Allow baseboards to air dry.
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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