Wash Your Walls


Wall decals at day light.

Wall decals at day light. (Photo credit: tiexano)

Walls are often neglected when it comes to house cleaning. But clean walls can really freshen up a space that would otherwise feel dingy. Give your home a fresh feeling by trying out these easy green recipes for removing dust and wall grime!

To Dust/Shine Walls


  • 1 cup vinegar
  • 1 gallon of water


  1. Combine the ingredients in a bucket.
  2. Using a sponge wipe away dust and dirt from your walls.

To Remove Grime/Build-Up


  • 1 cup liquid floor cleaner
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 10 drops tea tree oil
  • 6 cups of warm water


  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bucket or storage jug.
  2. Apply to the walls with a sponge.
  3. Follow up the deep clean with the Dust/Shine recipe.

Do you usually scour your walls when cleaning?


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