How To Clean A Crystal Chandelier: Two Easy Ways Of Cleaning A Crystal Chandelier


Two Easy Ways Of Cleaning A Crystal Chandelier

It can be very tricky to clean each chandelier part but it is very essential to clean the crystal chandelier periodically so as to attain the good quality that can make it appear bright all the time. The users can easily clean the crystal chandelier at home by gathering the below-mentioned materials and then following the below-defined ways:

Materials Required

  • Glass Cleaner, Soft Cotton Gloves, Drop Cloth
  • Ladder, Mild Dish Soap, Soft Towels
  • A Digital Camera And Needle-Nose Pliers

Way I: Cleaning The Chandelier With Its Crystals On

  • Turn The Lights Off: Start by turning off the lights and then allow the chandelier bulbs to get cooled down. Then turn off the switch which controls the chandelier power. After that, wait for a few minutes until all the bulbs get cooled down completely. For extra prevention, the users can disconnect the entire room electricity but they are advised not to alter with any wires during this process.
  • Prepare The Working Area: Now prepare the working area and use the drop cloth to cover up the entire floor area beneath the crystal chandelier and then install the ladder perfectly beneath the crystal chandelier. In order to preserve any breaking or the dropping of the parts, the users can place the thick blanket so as to perfectly absorb any kind of fall. They also need to be assured that their ladder is having the perfect height so that the users can comfortably reach any chandelier part.
  • Use The Cleaner And Cloth: Then the users need to use the cleaner and the cloth. Then set on the ladder and reach to the surface of the chandelier and then spray down the cleaner on to the surface of the cloth. Now wipe each and every chandelier crystal by using this wet cloth and then make it dry by using another cloth. While working with the chandeliers, the users are advised to wear the apron that is having the pocket so that the user can easily store the cloth and the cleaner in those pockets rather than in hands.
  • Wipe Down The Crystals: Next clean down all the chandelier crystals very carefully and while cleaning the crystals the users are advised to spray the cleaner on the cloth rather than applying it directly to the surface of the chandelier. They are also advised not to rotate the chandelier to any wrong side as this can easily damage the chandelier parts.
  • Wipe The Frame: Then wipe down the chandelier frame by using the dry cloth and not any cleaner as most of the cleaners consist of the harsh chemicals that can in return damage the chandelier color.
  • Clean The Bulbs: Finally the users require to dust the chandelier bulbs smoothly and then clean off the dust from the bulbs by using the dry cloth and they need to be assured that the bulbs are properly fastened and are not having any kind of discoloration. If in case the bulbs are broken or are dim then the users need to change the bulbs.

Way II: Cleaning The Chandelier With Its Crystals Off

  • Turn The Light Off: Start by turning the light off and then allow the bulbs to get cooled down completely. Then turn off the switch which controls the chandelier power. Then wait for few minutes until all the bulbs get cooled down completely. For extra prevention, the users can disconnect the entire room electricity but the users are advised not to alter with any wires during this process.
  • Prepare The Working Area: Then prepare the working area and the users require to use the drop cloth to cover up the entire floor area beneath the crystal chandelier and then install the ladder perfectly beneath the crystal chandelier. In order to preserve any breaking or the dropping of the parts, the users can place the thick blanket so as to perfectly absorb any kind of fall. They also need to be assured that their ladder is having the perfect height so that the users can comfortably reach any chandelier part.
  • Disassemble The Chandelier: Then the users need to carefully disassemble the chandelier by slowly removing the chandelier crystals and then place them safely on the blanket. In order to detach the crystals, the users may require to use the pliers accordingly.
  • Clean The Chandelier Crystals: After that, clean down the chandelier crystals and to do so the users need to fill up the sink with the hot water and then add few drops of the soap in water. Then cover the below surface of the sink by using the towels and then soak up the chandelier crystals with the towel-covered sink and then rub down the crystals with the fingers. Then rinse down the crystals and allow them to get dried off completely.
  • Clean Down The Chandelier Frame: Then clean down the chandelier frame and other portions by using the soft cloth. The users can also replace the bulbs if they find out they are broken or dim.
  • Reinstall The Chandelier: Then, at last, the users need to reinstall the chandelier and carefully fix all the parts to their actual place respectively.
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