Cleaning a textured ceiling requires a light hand, according to Home Guides at SFGate. First remove dust and spider webs, and then clean any spots on the ceiling. You need goggles, a broom, bleach, water, a spray bottle and textured paint.Know More
Debris easily falls from a textured cleaning while it is being cleaned. Wear wrap-around goggles to protect your eyes.
Use a broom with soft bristles or the dusting brush on a vacuum cleaner to carefully dust the ceiling.
Mix 1 tablespoon of bleach into 1 gallon of water in a pail. Fill a spray bottle with the bleach mixture.
While standing on a ladder, spray any dark spots on the ceiling with the bleach mixture. Spray the spots two to three times with the spray bottle. Don't over-saturate any spot on the ceiling. Allow the ceiling to dry overnight.
For stubborn dark spots, the ceiling may need to be treated and allowed to dry overnight several times.
For stubborn spots and bare spots, select a textured paint in a color that matches the ceiling. Apply according to the directions on the can.
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