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5 Old-Fashioned Tips for Cleaning Walls


All it takes to have spotless walls is a little bit of work and a few of our simple tricks.
All it takes to have spotless walls is a little bit of work and a few of our simple tricks.
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Getting wine stains off the counter and odors out of the rug may seem like a breeze, but dirt and grime on the walls is a different story. Even if your table is set beautifully, even if windows are crystal clear, that stain on the wallpaper or woodwork can make the room feel so far from perfect.

Don't fret. All it takes to get spots off the wall is a little elbow grease -- just a different kind of grease than you're used to! Your grandmother knew the secrets, but you shouldn't stress if she never told you, because we're willing to dish on how to get rid of the dirt. Our 5 old-fashioned tips give you more to work with than just soap and water, and they'll scare those stains right out of the wall! First up is how generations have been cleaning the smears off the walls with just a hunk of bread.


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