Wallpapers are great for most DIY projects and require very little skill to install and maintain. when it comes to wall accents and styles, wallpapers are always a thing. Like most wall accents, non-washable wallpaper needs to be maintained because even non-washable delicate wallpapers accumulate dust, marks, germs, and bacteria. However, with a few ingredients, you can keep non-washable wallpapers looking superb and germ-free.
How Often to Clean Non-Washable Wallpaper
Nonwashable wallpapers should be cared for at least once every two to three months. Noticeable dirt or stains should be wiped away with a damp-dry microfiber cloth immediately. Stains caused by oil, pens or splatters may be removed using a surface wipe with vinegar. Do not use solvent cleaner, acetone or any strong chemicals on nonwashable wallpapers.
Things You’ll Need
- Before you begin, remove dust from the non-washable wallpaper by using a microfiber cloth. You would want to do this by wiping very softly in a vertical motion. Never rub.
- Mix together warm water, white distilled vinegar, baking soda, and mild dishwashing detergent in a spray bottle.
- To clean non-washable wallpaper, spray the mixed solution about 12 inches from the wallpaper. Wipe in a smooth vertical motion, do not rub. Do not over-spray the non-washable wallpaper with the solution or rub too hard.
- Clean of the mixed solution and remaining residue with a microfiber cloth.
- Allow the non-washable wallpaper to air-dry completely.
- Double-check for tough remaining stains and remove them with a white pencil rubber eraser. Brush the area off with a soft cloth and repeat this step if needed. Do not brush too hard.
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