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What's a good cleaner to wash down walls w/o bleach so it don't bleach my carpet?

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Asked by chica679 at 1:26 PM on Jun. 27, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • Tough and Tender works great - is all natural and very economical.

    Answer by Dew1 at 11:46 AM on Jul. 4, 2011

  • lemon pinesole

    Answer by 1sexymother at 3:31 PM on Jun. 28, 2011

  • I use a little bit of Dawn detergent in hot water - degreases & cleans safely.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:05 PM on Jun. 27, 2011

  • Wouldn't that kinda depend on what kind of dirt is on them and what they are made of?  407 on finger prints near light switches on painted walls. Murphy's oil would be fine for wood.  Just water and some elbow grease should do it in most cases, especially tile.  Is this a major clean up or just regular cleaning? 


    Answer by LoveMyDog at 1:42 PM on Jun. 27, 2011

  • I either use vinegar and water or I use something like lysol or spic and span that comes concentrated and mix it with warm water, that way I can add more cleaner for areas that really need a good cleaning and it smells pretty good!

    Answer by husky_grlie08 at 1:41 PM on Jun. 27, 2011

  • don't use bleach on your walls. Bleach will crack and peel paint.

    Answer by balagan_imma at 1:35 PM on Jun. 27, 2011

  • lemon pine sol- i am addicted to the smell, it is so fresh and cleans well.

    Answer by gwen20 at 1:32 PM on Jun. 27, 2011

  • I agree with Kimedbs....vinegar and warm water. It will make your house smell like you are making pickles too! :)

    Answer by texasgurl33 at 1:31 PM on Jun. 27, 2011

  • White vinegar and water.

    Answer by Kimedbs at 1:27 PM on Jun. 27, 2011

  • I've always used Murphy's Oil Soap

    Answer by MrsMWF at 1:27 PM on Jun. 27, 2011

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