Getting your home painted is not enough, you need to maintain it to keep it looking fresh and beautiful. This means when you invest in a painting job for your home, you want to assist protect that investment by taking care of your painted walls and ceilings. From time to time, especially if you have pets and kids in your home, interior painted surfaces need to be cleaned.


So, here are giving you some helpful tips that will help you keep your painted surfaces looking beautiful and amazing for long.


  • How you can clean an already painted surface?


Maintenance cleaning is essential for the overall service life of a painted surface. But, when choosing cleaners, make sure that use a non-abrasive cleaner. When cleaning a waterborne paint, avoid using ammoniated products. Mild, soapy water can easily clean the surface. But, before applying the solution on the surface, make sure you test in an inconspicuous area to make sure that it doesn’t damage the paint coat.


    • How you can wash your newly painted wall?


To guarantee maximum durability and washability, wait for at least 15 days before washing the dry paint coat. Avoid using any harsh or abrasive chemical cleaners because they can damage the applied coat of paint.


    • Premixed spray cleaners


Read the package directions carefully before using. It is always recommended to test any cleaners on an inconspicuous, small area before use.

  • Turn the spray nozzle in the desired spray pattern
  • Clean any contaminants and debris from the surface
  • Apply the cleaner to the dirty surface and marks
  • Use a damp cloth or sponge to wipe the surface to clean any marks and excessive cleaner
  • If the stains are difficult, you can apply some pressure
  • Don’t let the cleaner dry on the surface
  • Rinse the surface if required or instructed on the label.


    • Concentrated cleaners (dry or liquid):


Read all package directions carefully before using. Always test any cleaner on an inconspicuous, small area before use.


Dilute or mix the cleaner according to the instructions given on the package. Strength of the solution can be adjusted, so ensure you don’t keep it so strong that it damages your coat of paint.


  • Clean any contaminants or heavy debris.
  • Use a cloth or sponge to wash dirty surface and clean marks.
  • Don’t allow the cleaner to dry on the surface
  • Always begin cleaning from the bottom towards the top
  • Rinse the surface carefully
  • Repeat if required


If you feel cleaning won’t do the job of improving the look of your home and it is time to paint your home, then feel free to contact Repaint Pro. We are a reputed name when it comes to painters in Gold Coast.


Stephen Lockyer
Stephen Lockyer
Professional painters and Decorators on the Gold Coast. Serving all your interior and exterior painting needs.

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