Easy Way to Clean Venetian Blinds

HouseHold Magic
February 10, 2011
Bottom Line's Household Magic
Joan Wilen & Lydia Wilen

Venetian blinds (or any kind of slatted shades) can be a real pain to dust! Solution: Cover your hands with either heavy cotton socks or cotton gardening gloves, then run your hands over the slats to dust them. Your fingers will be protected (important if your blinds are the sharp metal kind) as you efficiently maneuver across and between slats. To keep your blinds cleaner longer, give them a once-over with a fabric-softener sheet. The antistatic agent in the dryer sheet helps repel dust.

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Source: Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen are health investigators based in New York City who have spent decades collecting "cures from the cupboard." They are authors of Bottom Line's Treasury of Home Remedies & Natural Cures and Bottom Line's Household Magic. They are authors of the free e-letter Household Magic Daily Tips

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