Himalayan salt lamps are excellent decorations to any house and can create the ideal atmosphere, allowing you to appreciate the space even more. They can also help you breathe more fresh air and remove some of your allergy problems because they discharge negative ions into the air. Salt lamps may endure for decades if properly taken care of; fortunately, knowing how to clean a Himalayan salt lamp is an easy task. 

Simple ways to clean your Himalayan salt lamp

Salt lamps are really simple to maintain, so if one of your lamps is dirty or too wet and moist, there are various methods for cleaning it.

The first step is to turn off the lamp because a lamp that is on will be difficult to clean and may even make your cleaning efforts ineffective.

After turning off the lamp, immerse a clean towel in water and dry it out until it's damp and not wet. Wipe the light down gently without using any steel or metal tools.

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You must be cautious when cleaning your salt lamp because if you are too rough, you may accidently remove part of the salt and therefore impair its capacity to perform its function. It also gives it a less appealing appearance because it destroys a lot of the natural minerals found in salt.

To maintain it running properly and looking good, simply wipe down the lamp with a moist cloth to ensure that it remains productive for you.

Once you have fully cleaned it and are satisfied with how it appears, use a dry cloth and wipe it down until all of the moisture is gone before turning the lamp back on. When you switch it on, it will begin to absorb moisture again and will begin to seem like it should.

A few things to remember

Because salt lamps naturally attract moisture, they should not be displayed or stored in wet environments such as the bathroom or outdoors. If your lamp feels damp or wet when the humidity is high, simply wipe it dry with a microfiber towel or turn it on for a few hours to dissipate the moisture.

While cleaning your Himalayan salt lamp, you may be prompted to rub it. Instead of scraping the lamp. So, be gentle and make sure you do not apply more force or pressure on the lamp while cleaning. 

To clean your lamp, use a gentle, dry towel. Keep in mind that the surface of your lamp is rough and uneven. Avoid using a lint-filled cloth or a material that is readily snagged.

Your Himalayan salt lamp is a low-maintenance addition to your home's decor. When you learn how to manage moisture buildup, you can keep your lamp from getting over-saturated, allowing you to use it for extended years with minimal maintenance.

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