Typically, the walls and ceilings are painted with latex or alkyd paint ; the latex paint is a water based very easy to wash, while the alkyd (or oil paint), is very resistant to the cleaning of stubborn stains and therefore is more difficult to clean. Both types of paint are commercially available in four finishes : for walls and ceilings , for doors and satin finishes, semi-gloss for both ceilings that, for the walls and specifications for the wooden ceilings. Some ceilings in particular the type sound, they need special treatment. In the following guide you will find the necessary information on how to clean ceiling .

how to clean ceiling

Remove any cobwebs from all the ceilings of the month; if it is necessary to used a vacuum cleaner or a mop with a long handle. Protect the furniture and the floor with towels or sheets of newspaper. The grooves and surfaces beaded ceiling , trap dust, grease and soot, so you need to clean them with a brush, a feather duster or a soft brush. Stir a solution consisting of a cup of ammonia, 1/2 cup of white vinegar , 1/4 cup of sodium bicarbonate and a liter hot water ; pour the solution into a spray bottle, to clean the corners and the molding of the ceiling. Rinse with water and dry with a soft clean cloth.

For beams positioned below the crown molding, use a brush to remove dust. Clean with a cotton ball soaked in the solution previously prepared. Rinse with a swab dampened with water and dry with a dry cotton bud. If the ceiling looks very dirty, use a scrub composed of only two tablespoons of white vinegar (do not add more vinegar to the solution as it can damage the paint ) and a liter of water. After washing the ceiling, rinsed with clean water and a sponge. If stains are persistent, apply a sealer stain and repainted surface.

If the ceiling has tile or is vinyl coated, can be cleaned with a decreasing solution that can be found at hardware stores. The ceiling plaster or decorative paintings, are not really washable because of the painted surface and the deep storyline. When a plaster ceiling is dirty, the best treatment is to aspirate carefully dust using a soft brush. It is advisable to work in small sections, so as to eliminate as much fat as possible. Fill a bucket with clean hot water after finishing cleaning. Dip the mop in hot water to rinse and wring out excess water. Performed with the mop forward and backward movements, to remove residual soap or vinegar. Repeat this process until the ceiling is perfectly clean .