In previous posts we said about how to cleaning wall but when you clean wall you must cleaning the ceiling too. In this posts we talk about how to cleaning the ceiling and tips for cleaning mold stain on ceiling. Now we need to prepare equipment for cleaning the ceiling first.
Equipment for cleaning the ceiling.
- vacuum cleaner
- Dusting sticks / brooms
- Spray bottle / bucket
- Paint Roller
- cloth / rag / sponge
- dishwashing liquid
- stairs or chairs
Start by bringing the fabric to the furniture, then use the vacuum cleaner to remove dust and dirt from the ceiling. By using dusting sticks (Made from microfiber is very suitable) to help remove dust.
In the corner of the ceiling should pay special attention to and if found to have dirt still stuck. Then remove it out by use dry microfiber cloth But try not to press too much. If not reaching the ceiling use a ladder or chair to help.
When the dust and dirt are removed Then come to mix the ceiling cleaner By mixing 1 cup of warm water, 1 teaspoon dish washing liquid and 2 tablespoons of vinegar together, then pouring it into the spray bottle and then shake gently and then spray it into the ceiling. Bring the paint roller to moisten the water. Then rolled to spread on the ceiling in the same direction To clear the injected solution. But if your ceiling has patterns use the mop instead of rubbing or rolling. And if that the ceiling is clean then bring a clean cloth to press and remove the water until dry.
The ceiling with pencil marks or crayons. Then bring a large eraser to remove the stain, smudge or other stains, then mix 2 tablespoons of baking soda with 2 tablespoons of water. Stir until mixed is sticky. Then apply it on that stain. Leave it for a few minutes and then gently rub off the stain.
Tips for cleaning mold stain on ceiling.
For the removal of mold stain on the ceiling The first step is to check whether the roof is leaking or not. Is it well-ventilated and circulated? Is there any sunlight? Or how much humidity in the house because if the house has leaks and humidity Including still not air flowing and without sunlight will make the fungus come back easily and if found to have mold on the ceiling. Must also check the other side of the ceiling because there may be fungal stains on the other side. And of course if we don’t get rid of it The other side of the fungus grows. Then easily distributed back to the other side.
As for how to get rid of mold on the ceiling, immediately do it as soon as found. Then scrape the paint with the fungus out Finished mixing 2 tablespoons of borax, ¼ cup of vinegar and 2 cups of hot water. Pour into a spray bottle and spray and scrub with a sponge Once the cleaning is done, repeat the injection again. To prevent the fungus from returning And when the ceiling is completely dry, bring sandpaper to scrub to remove various marks before repainting.