Archive for January, 2011
- Make sure the chandelier lights are off, the bulbs are tightened and cool, and the table or floor beneath the chandelier is covered with plastic or towels covered by several layers of newspaper before starting to clean.
- Wear cotton gloves and dip your hands in a solution of 1 quart of warm water and 2 tablespoons of ammonia. Squeeze out excess and wipe each pendant by hand.
- Mix a solution of 1/4 cup rubbing alcohol and 3/4 cup water in a narrow container. Dip each pendant in the solution for a few moments and swish it back and forth. Let the pendants air dry.
- Cover each bulb with a small plastic bag and secure it with a twist tie. Then spray enough window cleaner on each pendant so that the dirt runs off and the pendants can drip dry.
- Combine 2 teaspoons rubbing alcohol, 2 cups warm water and 1 tablespoon dishwasher antispot product in a spray bottle. Cover the bulbs as above, then spray the chandelier and let drip dry.