6 FAQs on How to Clean Walls For End of Lease Cleaning
End of Lease Cleaning is an important job before leaving a rented space and one can't afford to be reckless with that for obvious reasons. One of the frequent questions Lotus End of Lease Cleaning Company gets asked is about how to clean walls during the end of lease cleaning.
We have itemised all the questions and answers pertaining to wall cleaning in this article that can help you leave a home with as good as new walls. Have a good read.
Q1. How To Clean An Unpainted Wall?
A1. Move the furniture aside first then take off all the hanging articles from the wall. With the help of a long broom or brush remove cobwebs from the corner of your ceilings. Wrap a lint-free cloth around the brush and wipe the walls from top to bottom.
After having done that use a damper cloth to finish the job.
Q2. How To Clean a Painted Wall?
A2. It is easier to clean a painted wall, all you need is a lukewarm solution or water with some detergent in it. Get a microfiber cloth, dip in the bucket and start working on the wall as required. This will give you clean and clear walls.
But, if the stains are a little stinker stubborn, you need not worry. All you need to do is add one more ingredient - vinegar. Add some Vinegar in lukewarm water and wipe the walls. You don't need to rinse the wall after this.
Q3. How To Clean a Wallpapered Wall?
A3. Cleaning wallpapered wall is tricky and you should not keep this task the last on your end of lease cleaning list. Do it the first thing so you're more careful and patient.
To keep your wallpapers clean it is advisable to vacuum them daily first as it is difficult to clean them.
If you're going ahead with cleaning such walls start by vacuuming to suck up the loose dust. Use the soft brush along with the vacuum or you might damage the wallpaper. Then a damp cloth and clean the wall then.
You can also use lukewarm water and soap solution to clean such walls but first apply it on an inconspicuous area, on the corners, for example, to see if the colour is fading. If it doesn't go forward with it.
Q4. How To Clean The Exterior Walls?
A4. Exterior walls percolate the most amount of air and dust for obvious reasons as they are more exposed to sunlight, pollutants, snow and water. To clean them use high powered cleaning methods. If a high power cleaning apparatus is not present use a garden hose to spray water forcefully.
Q5. How To Remove Grease From Walls?
A5. There are several ways to remove grease from walls.
- Use officely available grease cleaners.
- If grease cleaners don't fade the stains completely you need to repaint.
- Rub white chalk over grease and work the stain over with microfiber cloth.
- Make a solution of 3 tbsp baking soda in a cup of warm water, apply it to the stained area and rinse after 2 minutes.
- A solution of equal parts water and vinegar will also work.
- Another way is to add 1 cup ammonia in half a gallon of water and spray it on the stains.
Q6. How To Remove Stubborn Ink Stains?
A6. Ink stains are the most annoying and if you have kids in the house landlords would have had warned you already to take care of Ink and color stains on the wall. Here are some ways to remove ink stains from the wall:
- Apply white toothpaste to the stained area, leave it off for ten minutes and scrub them off.
- Use alcohol-based spray on the stains and wipe them off with a white cloth afterwards.
- Apply a paste of baking soda and water and after it has dried try scrubbing them off.
- Make a mixture of lemon juice, ammonia and detergent and apply it to the stained area.