It’s spring cleaning time again, and if you are looking for a way to brighten up your home during this time, then you will want to look towards the light fixtures. This may not seem important, but if your light fixtures are dirty and grimy it’s not going to look to good as far as the lighting, having them clean can brighten things up a lot. You can use a damp microfiber cloth to get those surfaces clean as well as the brass fixtures, and cleaning dust off of any surfaces.
- Use an electrostatic duster or microfiber cloth to remove surface dust, and soapy water to clean globes and covers.
- Brass fixtures can be cleaned with either tomato sauce, ketchup or a combination of lemon and salt.
- For chandeliers or intricate light fixtures, take pictures before removing any parts.
“You may want to clean all of the lights in your house in one fell swoop, or maybe you’ll want to tackle one room or one type of fixture at a time. Once you’ve chosen a battle plan, you just need some basic supplies and a little elbow grease to get your shine back.”