How to Clean & Maintain the Walls of your House without Repainting

They say that the face is the mirror of the soul. If we apply this popular phrase to the interior of your home, we could say that its walls reflect its real state. Therefore, taking care of them properly is essential. Here we want to tell you what you should do to clean them and keep them in perfect condition without having to repaint them for as long as possible, especially if they are smooth.

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How to clean the walls and make them look like new without the need to paint?

Dirt is one of the main enemies of your walls. This tends to accumulate in certain areas, such as around the switches or sockets and on top of the baseboards. Therefore, it is essential that, at least, you remove the dust from these areas once a week using a duster or similar utensil.

But what if a stain appears ?

Peace of mind above all else, it is not the end of the world. This is what you must do to remove it:

  • Pour a liter of water into a container.
  • Then add a little soap. You can use a dishwasher.
  • Add a few drops of an essential oil that provides an aroma that you like.
  • Mix everything properly.
  • Dip a microfiber cloth into the mixture and gently rub the walls with it. It is important that it is totally clean. If it is new even better.

This should be enough to remove almost any stain. However, if it has been embedded in the paint for too long, you may find it impossible. If this happens, you must consider other solutions. For example, you can consider installing looms or vinyls on the walls, as well as photographs or paintings . Of course, if you smoothed the walls a short time ago, you probably don’t want to drill holes in them with a drill. Don’t worry. Today there are several excellent adhesives that will allow you to fix them without having to pierce the surface.

There are other decorative whims that can help you. Just in case none of this works, you can consider repainting the walls. It is something that, anyway, should be done once every 3 or 4 years for people who live alone or with a partner or every 1 or 2 years if you have young children.

Your walls always like new

In short, the maintenance of the walls of your home begins the moment you choose the paint you want to apply on it. Then dusting them once a week and removing stains with soap and water as soon as possible, it won’t cost you to make them look radiant. And as a last resort, you can always hide the dirt with several accesories if you don’t feel like repainting.

For more information about house renovation and interior design, please contact me directly via email at: daisy@mycasagroup.com Our team of professionals will provide with the best possible care.

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