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#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 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




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