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I don’t have a crystal chandelier so I don’t know why I felt I had to read this post, but, wonder of wonders, I could relate! OMG! Something like that. Great post as always, though I agree with Robert. The store bought cleaner will cost you $12-$15 for 32 ounces. Extra tip: Soak that heavily greasy metal screen under your stove hood in 50/50 ammonia/water .. 10 minutes and a little go-over with a small brush .. ta da! Will it damage it or change the color? Actually, any clothes not worn in some time get dust on shoulders. Oh, how I love a good read in the morning! I have a Snoopy cookie jar that has silver & red painted on top of the glaze, and my Mom (trying to be helpful) sprayed it with Windex, and….you can guess why that area is not only clear white glaze. (I already like you a lot, so there’s that). Until I found my husbands motorcycle parts cleaner and it cleaned those crystals into sparkly brightness with zero effort on my part. It used to be my job when I was a kid- I always expected I would damage the fasteners on the end of the crystal string. There is a twist in your brain that is joyfully funny. Unless you’re chandeliers are where the windows or doors are open all the time, or close to the stove ONCE a year if you want, but a good cleaning should last two or more years. If Windex or Dawn doesn’t do it, it doesn’t get done. I actually have no idea, lol. If it survives, doesn’t get foggy or weird, you’ll know, you’re in like Flynn. Testament to the world of modern medicine that the previous owner managed to live that long. But I usually save empty bottles from whatever that comes in a spray bottle, like Windex etc. Karen, the alcohol in the cleaner sounds good. That’s right. And I trust this will also clean the grease and gunk off of my milkglass kitchen globes without having to stand on a ladder to unscrew all six of them…. And cheap, even without sticky fingers. I will google it and see if I find something similar to what you’ve described. Then I tried vinegar to get the film off – it helped only a tiny bit, but not a lot. Also totally convinced me of never owning a YUGE chandelier since someone has to clean it up and 3 to 4 times a year seems to much to even consider it, Who’s Bob Vila? Prep your cleaning space. ; ). Further, shoplifting makes us all pay more due to the store’s loses. Kelli, try straight rubbing alcohol. I’ve always owned at least one crystal chandelier and dreaded cleaning it so much I just didn’t. My favorite color is blue. Allow the chandelier to completely dry … Hmmm… I wonder if that would work on other glass things, like this tricky window with bird poo on it? (DIY it). I sure don’t want to ruin it. Hagerty 32 fl. I do mine inside and out several times a year and it makes you look like a cleaning superstar (I’m far from it) because others rarely do it. Sparkle Plenty is around $12 for a 32 ounce bottle. sparkling clean! When the time comes to clean your chandelier, a good practice is to lay down a well-padded blanket or some other soft, thick material to pad a landing. Combine 2 cups of warm water, 1/2 cup of rubbing alcohol and 2 tbsp. When you clean these while leaving them attached to the chandelier, you run the risk of pendants or individual crystals falling unintentionally. Cover the lightbulbs and sockets with plastic so the spray doesn’t get in them. Thanks for all the inspiration. This texture is present to make picking up and wiping away dirt easier, but using these on light fixtures, especially crystal chandeliers, will cause them to become scratched and lose their luster. Wish I could be more help. The rust would cover the dust. Place a plastic bowl or container inside a sink to clean the crystals. Hi Cindy, Windex is also very effective. This is such a timely post! Oh my gosh! I’m a 23 years old from a little town in Mexico who spent about the first 10 years of my life watching whatever home improvement related international TV show I could get including cooking shows and infomercials and that man does not sound familiar to me in the slightest. →Follow me on Instagram where I often make a fool of myself←. You can find all the supplies you need within our great collection. I am officially asking for a Snoopy cookie jar for Christmas. It took two more applications of another cleaner (one of those ‘green’ cleaners) to get it completely off. Hand-wash the crystal in lukewarm water, using mild dish soap. The dirt and grime just doesn’t drip off sparkling clean, Karen, your posts are always so apropos! Don’t feel overwhelmed by this prospect and decide to choose another fixture! If you are in a pinch and need to make your own cleaner, there are some easy at-home remedies to produce your own glass and crystal cleaner. After reading Cathy’s comment with shampoo, water and isopropyl rings a bell but use dish detergent instead. I’m glad I don’t have to clean it too. Maybe you have some ideas and info about hanging light fixtures? that is a BIG chandelier! A 32 ounce bottle will last for several chandelier cleanings. That’s just the way it is and you’re going to have to suck it up, but I’m sure you can because you’re tough, you’re resilient, you’re part of the super-cool chandelier cleaning gang. If more aggressive cleaning is needed, the crystal parts will need to be removed from the frame. Step 2 Lay bath towels underneath your chandelier to soak up any moisture or mess that may occur during the cleaning process. I’d say maybe 3 or 4 times a year. certainly not just a mixture of distilled water and isopropyl alcohol dripping from a chandelier. thanks for that memory! haha Let me help… https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Vila, Does not ring any bells on my cyber, televised or bibliophile corners. It didn’t drip off quite as quickly as my homemade chandelier cleaner. The homemade cleaner will cost you $1.85 for the same amount. Is there an easy cleaning and degreasing fix for them other than taking them down one by one (about 20 of them ugh) and washing by hand??? And that window cleaner that you attach to your hose so you don’t need to go up a ladder for top windows, made it. Don’t forget to … Probably why I don’t have any other piercings… okay – there’s other reasons, but you get it…. The smell will transport you back to another rite of passage in your life. Dust is teeny. Once mixed, use a small cloth to begin giving each piece of the chandelier a good thorough clean to remove any stagnant dust or tough stains. to make thihgs easy , biught a fertilizer spray used for plants, pumped it wit pressure, spraying beacme easy and effective. If you hear from Bob Villa, please send him over, I have a whole lot of renos he could help me with😀. Cleaning with Crystals On Turn the light off and let the bulbs cool. Where I used to live, there were roaches, Windex kills roaches on the spot. Classic! If you have a classic crystal chandelier, it’s better to detach the crystal from your chandelier for cleaning. Instead, with the numerous styles and variations of modern chandeliers, there are options for any lighting need in your abode. I’m pretty certain she was just kidding!😉, That is a formula all over the internet. If your chandelier is a total disaster, like the one in my kitchen that was covered in 10 years of french fry grease, then you’re gonna have to hand clean your chandelier by spraying a microfibre cloth or glove with chandelier cleaner or warm soapy water or Windex and rubbing each crystal clean. jQuery(document).bind('gform_post_render', function(event, formId, currentPage){if(formId == 8) {if(typeof Placeholders != 'undefined'){ Then you can maintain your chandelier with this spray on, drip off cleaner. By the way, in my daredevil youth, I pierced my own ears with a darning needle poked through into a raw potato. Wish I could put your cleaner to use maybe I’ll find something else it works for. The results were exactly the same as far as I could tell. Clean chandeliers would have the same effect. Because I had both things on hand, I mixed a concoction of 1 part rubbing alcohol with 3 parts DISTILLED water. Sitting in a chair at the mall, while the most qualified of all medical professionals, a teenage girl working in a junk jewellery store, wipes your earlobes with a cotton ball soaked in rubbing alcohol before piercing your lobes with a rusty old hole punch she grabbed from her pencil case. In my youth Sparkle Plenty was the beautiful baby daughter of B.O. Stealing household cleaners is a rite of passage every person should experience once. It will! I took my homemade chandelier cleaner over to the other half of my chandelier and started spraying just like I did with the Sparkle Plenty. Cover the floor or table underneath the chandelier with towels. Gee, they are very similar words! The dusty grease comes right off! http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Bob+Vila. I could only find a large safety pin and a pink eberhard eraser. I have a huge acrylic chandelier that looks like crystal. Switch off the light switch that … There are no giant chandeliers in my future. ~ karen! Even among women in Thailand. Where does it come from – the doors are almost always closed????? You can either let the liquid drop down to the floor, taking the dirt with it, or you can gently clean the chandelier with a soft cloth. It works amazingly well and it’s priced amazingly high. I’m a professional chandelier cleaner, thousands in 21 years. Cheers, I feel a it’s a life changing event whatever the actual product is. Our mid-century modern home came with a fabulous chandelier that was coated in 50 years of nicotine. Bought this house & it has a nice chandelier (don’t mind it all, I feel like a high class lady), but it has plastic amber hanging thingies. To catch the drips, hang an umbrella upside down underneath the chandelier. Do you think this solution will harm them & metal? I used the old bottle from the store purchased product I had used up. I have a Swarovski chandelier with 649 crystals. That’s what I did with mine! All you do is spray the cleaner on your chandelier (a lot … you have to spray so much that it’s actually dripping off your chandelier) and the dirt drips away. And your clothes themselves make dust…every time you get something out of the closet, or put something in, you are creating dust. Do purchase a few bottles of a chandelier cleaner and spray it down really well. I had heard that these things don’t work, but I’m trusting you on this one Karen. I collect teapots, and also have a cat. Step 1 Make sure the chandelier's light bulbs are off and not hot. Of course I don’t count my chandelier earrings, but it might do the trick there too. I heard about that Windex trick from Terminix. They both work. I could go on. Hi Jasmine, I am curious if the solution worked for you? Now I am thinking about what I will use if that one fails. It was and is shown on PBS stations and you would probably love watching it, in all its glory. Sorry. Plenty and Gravel Gertie in the old Dick Tracy comic strip……. After an hour or so I had formulated a recipe for a DIY chandelier cleaner that would cost a fraction of what the Sparkle Plenty would have cost had I paid for it. (I put the crystals in the utensil baskets with the top down. Repeat until the water dripping off of the chandelier is clear. Dusty hat. ~ karen! I had my own experience with Windex yesterday, but not so good one. By the end my neck, shoulders and arms are seized, but I can’t stop looking up because it’s so beautiful. BRILLIANTÉ Crystal Chandelier Cleaner Manual Sprayer 32oz Environmentally Safe, Ammonia-Free, Drip-Dry Formula, Made in USA (1) 4.3 out of 5 stars 768 $21.25 $ 21 . Trying to find some travel supplies I think I inhaled about a quart of ancient dust…….and found an old hat. No damaging sprays of any kind are used. Open your umbrella and hang it (upside-down) from the bottom of your chandelier.2. Often either ammonia or isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol). The paint will melt off. I’ve never heard anyone else use that phrase. Spray the chandelier continuously until the drips coming off of it are clear. Well done sticky fingers!! If and when you do decide to purchase a chandelier, you may be doing so for your dining room, foyer, or even bedroom. Thanks for the tip. Did you actually steal the bottle of cleaner? Table of Contents:How to Clean a Chandelier (Dry Method)How to Clean a Chandelier (Wet Method)How to Clean a Chandelier Piece by PieceAdditional Tips and Advice advertisement Chandeliers are known for being beautiful and intricate, and those very qualities make the task of cleaning one seem less than desirable. I feel a great deal of satisfaction when I have a cleaning hack for something that is a pain in the butt, like cleaning windows. oz. When you clean these while leaving them attached to the chandelier, you run the risk of pendants or individual crystals falling unintentionally. If your chandelier is *really* dirty and greasy you'll have to clean it by hand first using a microfibre cloth and soap and water (or Windex). My aunt taught me another trick about this. I’m an ammonia fan and I use it to clean just about any filmy/greasy formerly shiny thing. This will save you an additional headache, as well as keeping you from having to replace an expensive piece of a light fixture. Wikipedia says it began as a 13 part series in 1979 (no wonder you don’t know it, you young whippersnapper) ; ). Not gucky. I cleaned my small chandelier in the past with just water and a few drops of Dawn and let it drip dry. We now need to know on what continent Mark lives and how old (approximately) he is. No amount of hand scrubbing in hot soapy water could clean it. If to dusty it will look muddy after it dries. I await your answer with baited coffee breath. BUT, you will have to take them down and do it by hand. The post I’ve been waiting eleven years for! And if your chandelier is very elaborate be sure to snap a pic of it first!). What follows is a compilation of some of the techniques we have developed over the years. Add 2 Tbs Prell shampoo and 16oz Isopropyl Alcohol. There is an even better link – I dare you to click it! Surely you meant 91% Isopropyl Alcohol, and NOT ‘rubbing’ alcohol which has oil added and is only ~70% ?? Of course, cleaning up the kitchen after that might be more trouble than pulling down and cleaning each teapot! This makes me want a chandelier just so I can clean it. Work your way methodically around the chandelier to ensure you don’t miss any sections. And when they work just as well as store bought, I feel like I’m sticking it to the man. If it’s a fail I can still use it on my chandelier. Thanks, Pat. So, on the topic of cleaning…..why do the top shelves in my (sliding door) closet get so dusty? I just bought an antique chandelier… And I am so looking forward to hanging it. So months, sometimes years, after I should have, I’d take the chandelier apart and wash all the crystals by hand with Windex. Once I got home I tried it, it worked and I got to work deciphering what exactly Sparkle Plenty was made out of. Notify me via e-mail if anyone answers my comment. ~ karen! I can’t believe that is somebody reading Karen’s blog who doesn’t know who Bob Vila is. you guys are killing me, I haven’t laughed so hard in a long time, could be the mood I’m in or maybe it’s the wine, but that Christmas gift idea had me falling down laughing, so was the reference to the smell reminiscent of the ear piercer at the Mall. Start at the top of the chandalier. When the time comes to clean your chandelier, a good practice is to lay down a well-padded blanket or some other soft, thick material to pad a landing. Such a simple fix…now if I only had a chandie or two. divide the chandelier into 3 sections or 4 depending on how big it is, and then start at the top and spray the different levels chandaliers all the way down. Alcumus is a leading third-party accreditation body, which is highly recognisable in the cleaning industry in providing health and safety assessments and accreditations to contractors. The most common solution involves one-part isopropyl alcohol and three-fourths distilled water. I didn’t see a mention of denture cleaner. ISo propyl is not that easy to buy, but got hold of some ( electronic grade ) mixed in ratio 2.5:1. conclusion it looks much better than before but 50% if i do with hands. Thanks Karen! Excellent. Blue is the most loved colour around the world. So I fished out an old Windex bottle from the basement and because there was about half a teaspoon of Windex still left in it, I sprayed it on my kitchen window (right above the sink) that always gets splashed on a lot, and a living room window that has traces of my dog’s nose art. Now I can buy that chandelier in confidence knowing I’ll be able to clean it! of automatic dishwasher spot remover in a spray bottle. To clean a chandelier with the glass or crystal on, prepare a cleaning solution of one part isopropyl alcohol to four parts distilled water in a spray bottle. Yes I make my own window cleaner too. P.s. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/This_Old_House. (I recently turned 64 years old!) The reason for that is distilled water will evaporate without leaving any mineral spots on the crystals. The light is so much brighter now … and so glittery. Oh my gosh. Do you think I could use an alcohol spray on it? Often times, chandeliers are comprised of many small, intricate pieces that can detach from the entirety of the light fixture. Well I will try that as the cleaner I bought at the lighting store is useless ! Where do you get a bottle like that, that you can attach to a hose? We have lighting and accessories for every room and style. Because of the current situation, I haven’t seen isopropyl alcohol in a long time. Now, where I live, I have great big flies, big shit flies, the worst kind. I will now go try the chandelier recipe and see how it goes. I was hoping to see is that really worked! I’m (for now) saving mine to add to my foaming soap dispenser as a substitute for commercial hand sanitizer. 30 seconds later he was being mobbed for selfies and I was strolling out with a bottle of Sparkle Plenty stuffed in my socks. Ok, Ok, I have isopropyl alcohol that is 70% or 99%, do you have a preference? Have for years. 1 gallon distilled water, pour out 16 oz . Tusconpatty to get rid of zits dot a small amount of a baking soda based toothpaste (Arm and Hammer) over your zit. I am amazed at the difference. It worked but I think this would work better. But in fact what it does is ruin the frames of the chandelier. 25 ($0.66/Fl Oz) (DIY it). I can’t believe it has actually been that long since I watched Bob Vila! CLEANING TIPS: HOW TO DE-GROSS YOUR CUTTING BOARD. The below comment is comical.. this works I made a gallon for under 1.49, I stumbed on this and just lost a serious amount of time reading all the entries. If you are in the market for a new chandelier or need help with any other lighting questions, call us or stop by the Charleston Lighting showroom and see why we are South Carolina’s premiere lighting center today! Chandelier Cleaner-91320 - The Home Depot Lesson learned: Life is either dusty or rusty. You may even be inclined to use paper towels for your cleaning purposes. Another tip for a chandelier that is a big mess is to unhook the crystals and stick them in the dishwasher. My dad used to say that about all the prints left on his car windows. I find a couple drops of laundry bluing added to it made the glass shine and with no spots. Years ago a coworker gave me this window cleaner: But as with the chandelier you’re gonna have to suck it up and clean them by hand one more time before you start using chandelier cleaner if you’ve got an abundance of grease and gunk, lol. You’ve reminded me I need to do my chandelier. Spray On Crystal Chandelier Cleaner. That spray and drip would rust your light fixture. Required fields are marked *. Wow! I’m so excited too meet someone else who gets giddy over products that actually do what they say they do! I don’t like bleach. Cannot recall any ratio. LOL. I think the name was something manly – like Purple power – and, well, the container was emptied on my project and the evidence destroyed. If you remove the crystals from the fixture, soak them in water and effervescent denture cleaner (like Polident). I wasn’t looking forward to polishing my new, old knobs, so I will try this before I waste my elbow grease on them. Whether you choose a drum shade, a pendant lighting chandelier, or a full-blown crystal fixture, you will notice that it sometimes requires a more intensive cleaning than recessed can lights or typical ceiling fans. The feeling of joy and smiles comes to mind. Spray the whole chandelier, including the frame, taking great care not to spray any electrical components. Will it also work on pimples, as demonstrated in “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”? It may be too messy inside the car. You might be surprised at just how much better your chandelier can look after a good clean! Certain messy situations call for specific cleaners. Though it may be slightly labor intensive, you have plenty of options to make it easy on yourself. Really, an amazing grease cutter with no residue and it’s environmentally friendly. Using water to clean a chandelier connected to a power source is extremely dangerous. When this gent came to do his quarterly spraying he said that If I sprayed windex around the doors and thresholds no bugs would enter. Hey Pat, would you have the link to or the recipe for that window cleaner you attach to a garden hose? Fire sine reason, my friends and family find this amusing…. What if this home made cleaner gets on the metal parts that the crystals hang from? Spray a small amount of the solution on a white cotton glove or lint free cloth. If I can spray it I promise I will do it more often. The crystals were covered in soot and they came out perfect! Chrome chandeliers are particularly well-suited to kitchens and bathrooms and other spaces where a clean, unfussy look is preferred. Aim you dryer down and blow off … If you use about 2-4 tblsp ammonia (depending on the grease level) to a litre of distilled water (make the solution very warm), I bet you a green egg laying chicken that it will work better! As a side note, while I was waiting for the chandelier to drip itself clean, I also decided I should clean the little crystals hanging off … https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/This_Old_House. If you take anything out of this blog, it should be this: paper towels are awful for cleaning your chandelier fixtures. If your chandelier is *really* dirty and greasy you'll have to clean it by hand first using a microfibre cloth and soap and water (or Windex). Kristin, Your email address will not be published. Every chandelier is cleaned in the most thorough, detailed and meticulous manner, thus the luster will last for months. I have never seen sparkle plenty ..I have used the old school method and I have two chandeliers .. Our chandelier looks better than the motorcycle! The 4th video is about regular upkeep and cleaning by Chandelier Univeristy, and the last one is probably more realistic for regular folks who don't want to stand up on a ladder the whole time, and don't have a huge chandelier to clean ;) (all of the videos are fairly short and to the point) so you can choose which way YOU prefer to try. Loved This Old House! I clean Crystal Chandelier professionally. Old Windex no good? Brilliante Crystal Chandelier Cleaner - Manual Sprayer 32oz Environmentally Safe, Ammonia-Free, Drip-Dry Formula, Made in USA (4 Pack) 3.8 out of 5 stars 5 $69.55$69.55 Get it as soon as Wed, Jul 22 I knew the chandelier was dirty, but I had no idea what we were missing out on. :-). These properties are quality for cleaning without presenting any potential for streaks or damage. These cleaners are better because they are intentionally non-corrosive, lack toxins, and don’t cause streaks. Women everywhere as a matter of fact. I have a couple windows that I can only reach by ladder, this would be a helpful DIY. We used to purchase it at the hardware store. Is it worth it? I had a few spray bottles in the past and they all stopped working after a while. I’ve used them all and have not found ONE that works as advertised. However. These are great when it comes to getting gunk off of your stove top or soaking up some spilled milk, but these are terrible for cleaning your shiny light fixtures. Draw the trim diagram or a sketch of the crystal pendants patterns of your chandelier before removing crystal. On the counter near the sink place 2 towels, one for dirty and one for clean chandelier crystals. Here’s how to make your own crystal chandelier cleaning for $1.85. Cover the lightbulbs and sockets with plastic so the spray doesn't get in them. Try some straight alcohol on 1/4 of one “crystal”. 6. The only alcohol in the room was in my stomach. If this works I will love you forever. I use it on my stainless stove hood. I needed to find a spray bottle (to spray a plant). I did exactly you said . How to date oneself. You totally took me back to the mall where I got my ears pierced. I bet if you got a big sprayer full of Windex or Dawn with distilled water, your chandelier would be awesome. It worked, thank you for this wonderful article. I think he might BE Bob Villa! Dish towels and cleaning cloths are commonplace in the household for typical cleaning chores. There had to be a better (easier, less annoying) way. We have some quick tips to help with this chore and make it far less intimidating. I have managed apartment buildings for 20 years and have learned a few great cleaning tips. Chandeliers are no longer just for the fanciest room in your home. I loooove that sparkle plenty actually works- when a product does what it says it will, I’m usually happy to buy it but I just can’t resist a DIY sub. Blue! Clean metal elements with a special cleaner or polish made for the type of metal that you have. To Cindy, Bob Vila and This Old House! Just ask barley or rye. The favoured colour among the majority of women in the world is not pink or purple or polkadotsparkle. Begin by mixing a small bucket of hot water with some detergent – you can find a wide variety of chandelier cleaning detergents online or you can use a standard washing up liquid. Zit disappears overnight. Then one earhole grew back in, and my mom repoked it with a large darning needle!!! I have a hunch it would be fine but I’d just do a test with one crystal. Copyright © 2020 The Art of Doing Stuff. Your email address will not be published. I am a “Karen” follower who has learned from the guru that there is always a way to make your own stuff! I should read the label…. Sparkle Plenty smelled like Windex so that’s where my research started; figuring out what Windex is made of. From dusting to drying dishes, you’re sure to find a towel lying around. For best results and to make work easier, dust before washing. It cost me a bundle. (insert dust to dust comment/joke here). I have lots of “antique white painted metal flower petals” on mine so hopefully it won’t rust before drying. And the ADDED bonus to cleaning your chandelier with either of these? I have all the ingredients so I’m gonna find out, lol. Point is, drip dry chandelier cleaner works whether it’s store bought (stolen) or made. It so much I just bought an antique chandelier… and I am so looking forward to hanging it DE-GROSS CUTTING. Soft clean cloth upper class Windex kills roaches on the teapots if are! ’ alcohol which has oil added and is only ~70 %??. 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