How to clean lamp shades

Even in the cleanest of homes, lamp shades collect dust. This easy preventive cleaning keeps the dust away and little longer and gives off a nice, fresh scent when the lamp is turned on.

clean lamp shades
  1. In 1-quart container, put warm water and add liquid fabric softener.

  2. Dip clean, soft cloth into solution and wring thoroughly.

  3. Wipe inside of lamp shade with cloth.

  4. Using a clean dry cloth or duster, lightly stroke dust from outside of shade.


  • Make sure lamp is turned off before cleaning shade.