The Time Has Come: How to Clean Mosquito Nets Without Dismantling Everything

Summer bid farewell, taking the sun, heat, and even mosquitoes with it. Now, it’s time to prep the mosquito nets for storage. There are various types, from sliding (easier but bulkier) to fixed (smaller but more challenging to dismantle). To save time and effort, let’s explore a handy trick for cleaning them without dismantling them.

With 2 simple tools, you will have clean mosquito nets without dismantling them

The surprising trick to clean mosquito nets without dismantling them

To apply this trick, you’ll need two tools: a hairdryer and adhesive tape.

The hairdryer helps remove accumulated dust and dirt on the mosquito net. Set it to maximum power and pass it over the entire surface at a distance of approximately 10-15 cm. The hot air dissolves and removes encrusted dirt, ensuring an effective cleaning process.

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Duct tape helps remove insects and small particles stuck to the mosquito net. Cut a piece long enough to cover the entire surface, attach it gently, press, and quickly pull it off. The adhesive tape captures every particle, leaving the mosquito net clean and residue-free.

With this trick, you can quickly and effectively remove dirt and residues stuck between the mosquito net meshes. If you decide to wash it, consider these eco-friendly solutions:

 Water and Baking Soda Solution

Mix two tablespoons of baking soda with a liter of warm water, apply the mixture over the entire surface with a sponge, let it sit for a few minutes, and then rinse thoroughly.

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Lemon Juice Magic

Alternatively, you can use lemon juice, which sanitises and eliminates unpleasant odors. Mix a glass of lemon juice in a liter of warm water, dip a microfiber cloth, and rub it over the entire surface. Allow it to sit for a few minutes and then rinse.

While these methods offer practical cleaning, tailor your approach based on material and stains. For stubborn issues, test stronger cleaners and always follow the manufacturer’s cleaning recommendations. Clean with care to preserve the integrity of your mosquito nets.

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