Caring for stretch ceilings is simple and even enjoyable, because the material to them is processed antistatic compositions that prevent settling of dust and dirt.True, in practice, they do get dirty.Over time, fading gloss lacquer ceilings, there are stains from cigarette smoke, soot, grease and steam in the kitchen or bathroom and the children can leave traces of playing the ball or shooting a water pistol.If you know how to wash the ceilings, it is easy to cope with these problems.
What not to do when caring for stretch ceilings ↑
Do not even doubt whether it is possible to wash ceilings - can and should, if necessary.Just do not forget that they are made of polymer materials and delicate because well, remember that when caring for tensioning the canvas can not be used:
- detergents containing abrasive factions - mainly dry and pasty cleaning compositions;
- scrapers, knives and other pointed or sharp instruments to remove accumulations of fat droplets and dirt - one wrong move can puncture the canvas;
- harsh chemicals, household solvents, acetone and mineral spirits;
- any brush, even soft Broken villus soft brush turns into a dangerous film of polyvinyl chloride abrasive.
What can wash ceilings ↑
before cleaning check with the manufacturer's instructions than can be washed ceilings installed in your apartment.Experiments with detergents that do not match the specific material, fraught with irreversible consequences from changes in color or discoloration prior to sagging stretched canvas.
Most suitable neutral, well-foaming liquid formulations for washing dishes or windows.This economical option.
little more expensive, but safer and more efficient special sprays for washing stretch ceilings, which can be bought in any supermarket.They include ammonia, and antistatic agents.Alcohol-especially efficacious when washing glossy ceilings and antistatic refreshing dust properties of any fabric.For a glossy ceiling can buy special polishes, which are applied after washing and drying.When choosing, make sure studying the inscription on the label that it is intended for washing film coatings.
Before using the detergent is required to test its compatibility with the material of your ceiling.To do this, put it on his small plot in an inconspicuous place.If after drying left stains or divorce, it can be used.
Finally, given that the brush for washing film materials are not recommended, use only a soft microfiber cloth, flannel,silky soft fibers or fine sponge.
How to wash and clean ceilings ↑
right solution how to clean ceilings, chosen depending on the type and texture of the film material from which they are made: each requires a different method of cleaning.
To remove stretch ceiling light flying dust and minor impurities, it is enough to wipe dampened with clean warm water and well-wrung soft cloth from fibers or microfiber suede.After wet cleaning, wipe dry coating.Minor stains, if any, can be removed with a napkin dipped in a 10% solution of ammonia or vodka.
To remove very stubborn dirt with warm water diluted with a small amount of detergent, and moistened in a solution of a soft cloth or sponge, gently in a circular motion without pressure wash the dirt.The coating is then washed again with clean water and wipe dry.Gloss varnish glossy ceilings restore solution of ammonia, window cleaner or a special polish.
To remove stains, grease and grime from the suspended ceilings in the kitchen, you can use a solution of any liquiddetergent for washing dishes or ammonia-containing preparations for washing glassware.Dampen a soft, lint-free cloth solution, remove dirt lightly along the seam.Rinse with clean water detergent residue and wipe the surface dry.
Glossy ceilings in the bathroom have to wash more often than in other areas.Turbid spots from drying condensate gloss can be easily removed without leaving a trace, lint-free silky, but hygroscopic cloth.From this perspective, matte ceiling in the bathroom are more practical, since almost do not require time and effort to care.
most trouble delivering cleaning dirt on the ceilings of polyester suede fabric or matt white rough film.Using detergent for ceilings of this kind, put it on the spot, and then gently, without pressing, silky smooth, wipe with a cloth that does not leave lint on the rough surface.You can also use the facilities for dry-cleaning sprays, which can be bought in auto shop.
Finally, the most simple and affordable way of dry cleaning and fleecy matte film ceiling - an ordinary household vacuum cleaner, which is in every house.Only refrain from the use of brushes, it is better use the broad smooth nozzle and turn on the vacuum cleaner at medium power.When working with an insufficiently smooth turn on the vacuum cleaner nozzle at full power and vacuum the ceiling at a distance of about 10 cm from the surface.Small stains can be removed with a rough surface, gently rubbing the normal school eraser.
Remember that the suspended ceiling should be washed only when it is really required.Daily wet cleaning of the apartment ceiling will protect from contamination.In the well-kept apartment clean to maintain the ideal state of suspended ceilings light enough of wet cleaning every two years.