Jump to content

What do you clean yur walls with?


  • Please log in to reply
28 replies to this topic

#1 shantilly

Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:38 PM

Hi, recomemnd me something to clean my walls with. I rent so need them pretty clean. Thanks

#2 BadCat

Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:39 PM

On the rare occassions I bother I use sugar soap.

#3 Guest_JaneDoe2010_*

Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:40 PM

Nothing???  ph34r.gif

#4 ubermum

Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:41 PM

QUOTE (BadCat @ 13/04/2012, 06:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
On the rare occassions I bother I use sugar soap.

Same. This is also what I use to prep the walls before painting.

#5 Canberra Chick

Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:41 PM

if I had to, sugar soap.

#6 her mum

Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:43 PM

Sugar soap. The kind that comes in a bottle.

If there are any hard to get off bits then I use one of those stain eraser pads.

#7 shantilly

Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:44 PM

I have thought of sugar soap but worry i will take pain off.

#8 nannarobyn

Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:46 PM

I would only use sugar soap as an end of lease cleaner.  In between the best thing I have found is baby wipes.  I even removed crayon drawing with them.

#9 Jembo

Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:46 PM

A damp cloth, for general marks and it comes off fine.  For scuffs a bit of gumption usually works.

#10 follies

Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:46 PM

gumpton (is that how you spell it?) if it is really stubborn.

#11 wallofdodo

Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:46 PM

If you are worried about the pain, then just don't do it.  biggrin.gif

Not a job that is on my to do list, like deep cleaning a toilet

#12 shantilly

Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:50 PM

lol it is a pain needs to be done every three months so much fun

#13 mks81

Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:51 PM

sugar soap and I've forgotten the name of it but its a bathroom cleaner with bleach in it...fab.

#14 ampersand

Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:52 PM

The sharp edge of my tongue.

Otherwise sugar soap. Gumption is more likely to remove paint than correctly diluted sugar soap.

#15 ~**SYMONE**~

Posted 13 April 2012 - 06:56 PM

People clean walls??

#16 caesie'n'linc

Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:00 PM

I've just been wondering about this exact subject (how sad is that for a friday night? LOL)

I need to get biro off the walls.
Is there a faster way to clean walls than just a cloth and elbow grease?  For the general areas I mean, I know I'll have to scrub the biro off...though with what I don't know, I've tried magic erasers and gumption already sad.gif  Why hasn't someone invented something that we can plug in and just wipe the walls with and they get cleaned? LOL


#17 #YKG

Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:02 PM

QUOTE (BadCat @ 13/04/2012, 06:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
On the rare occassions I bother I use sugar soap.


Me Too, wear gloves though it's horrid for your hands lol

Edit: To get pen, perm marker, crayon, anything inky or ingrained off walls spray with WD40 leave for 10 mins and do a bit harder then a wipe and comes off no problems original.gif

Edited by YellowKittyGlenn, 13 April 2012 - 07:03 PM.


#18 Froger

Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:03 PM

Magic eraser didn't work? That's surprising. Somtimes you have to rub really hard and it still leaves the indent where the pen has been, but the mark has gone. Otherwise try ajax liquid diluted in water. I use that to clean large areas of my walls. I would test this on a small area of your wall first to make sure it doesn't remove the paint or anything though.

#19 Working_Mummy

Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:05 PM

Just finished doing the inside of my house.

$10 for tub of 75 Pine O Cleen Scrub'n'Wipe Citrus Scent Wipes.

38 Weeks pregnant, loved not having to cart around a bucket of water & constantly bend down to rinse out a sponge.

Had some walls that had a bit of mildew from air conditioners and the Scrubbing side worked a treat.

I dropped the wipes on the floor as i finished with them and my awesome 3 year old followed me with a plastic bag and picked them all up for me.



#20 spottyladybug

Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:05 PM

I started using borax dissolved in warm water - made the walls lovely and clean. (Turns out they are white walls not cream!) Normally I use sugar soap- particularly for tough marks or exit mould/domestos if they are really bad.

#21 wildflowers

Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:37 PM

Orange Power spray, then wipe off.  Works really well.  I habe also used the magic eraser whichis also good.

#22 PatG

Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:45 PM

Floor cleaner (in hot water) applied with the spongy thing on my car window washer followed with a vinegar rinse (to explode the mould spores).

#23 jaismum

Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:50 PM

Sugar soap and a p*ssed off attitude

#24 *mylittleprince*

Posted 13 April 2012 - 07:55 PM

Another fan of sugar soap for general walls and then magic eraser for marks.

#25 Therese

Posted 13 April 2012 - 08:03 PM

I use sugar soap.  I admit I don't do it very often though. ph34r.gif




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Meet the latest baby giving the internet hair envy

"As a bald man, I'm very proud of my 2-month-old's hair," wrote new dad Brian Gorham, 32, along with a photo he shared to reddit.

Woman hits back after shop assistant labels her engagement ring as 'pathetic'

A US woman has been applauded worldwide for sharing a photo of her modest, US$130 engagement ring after a shop assistant labelled it "pathetic".

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher welcome baby boy

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher welcomed their second child, USA TODAY has confirmed.

After his grandkids moved away, this grandpa came up with a beautiful way to stay in touch

Chan Jae, a 75-year-old man from Korea, missed his grandsons terribly when they moved overseas.

20 gorgeous Christmas stocking and sack options

It seems every year that Christmas-themed goodies for kids get less tacky and more stylish.

Dad's genius hack for how to go shopping with a baby

A dad has shared his genius hack for tackling Christmas shopping with toddlers.

How I gave birth far too drug-free for my own liking

I certainly wasn't shy about medication. In fact, my policy on this was, in the immortal words of Britney Spears, "Gimme gimme more".

Christmas-inspired names for your December baby

Due during the festive season, or just have a love of Christmas?

Three-year-old mistakes policeman for Santa, so naturally he goes along with it

When an adorable three-year-old spotted a white haired gentleman in a restaurant she naturally assumed he was Santa Claus.

To VBAC or not to VBAC?

"If, after careful assessment by their maternity care provider, there seems to be no reason why a woman shouldn't be offered a chance at VBAC, then the opportunity should be provided."

Baby tries broccoli for the first time, immediately regrets it

It's probably fair to say that broccoli is an acquired taste.

'I didn't think I'd have pimples as a grown-up ... then I fell pregnant'

As specialists treat more adults for acne, Lucy Sheref reveals the emotional cost of years spent struggling with the condition.

Stranger's act of kindness helps overwhelmed mum in supermarket

A random act of kindness from a stranger in the supermarket brought a mum to tears, exactly when she needed it most.

21 adorable Christmas outfits for your baby

December 25 is just around the corner, and it's the perfect opportunity to dress your bub in a sweet festive outfit.

 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Articles

Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

What pregnancy is really like: mums share their honest opinions

We asked real women what surprised them during their pregnancy. They've shared their experiences in the hope of preparing the rest of us better for the ride

The truth about big-headed babies

Research suggests that big headed babies become more intelligent than their smaller peers. One mum shares the positives and negatives of having a big headed baby.

How to encourage your baby's gross motor development skills

There are some everyday things that parents can do to improve gross motor skills and coordination.

'My baby's extra thumb saved her life'

A mum whose daughter was born with an extra thumb says that the extra digit saved her life.

He gave her his liver, she gave him her heart

Heather Krueger and Chris Dempsey's origin story began in a darker place than most: with stage 4 liver cancer.

Toilet training from birth? It is possible

This method, called elimination communication (EC or assisted infant toilet training), is becoming increasingly popular in the West.

Watch hilarious montage of strangest pregnancy questions on Yahoo Answers

Some of the strangest questions about pregnancy - and some of the most bizarre spelling - have made for a hilarious video.

How to reduce your chances of perineal tearing in birth

The use of heat packs, along with other aspects of clinical care, can reduce your risk of tearing in birth.

 

Baby Names

Unusual Celeb Baby Names

Click through the gallery to read the details and see some of the most memorable monikers in show biz families.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.