Apartment: Carefully wipe each slat of mini-blinds with dusting cloth, and possibly some kind of cleaning spray if they're stubbornly grimy.
House: Remove blinds from brackets. Drape over deck railing. Hose down like unruly inmates of a Victorian lunatic asylum.
Two distinct advantages become immediately apparent. One, it saves a heckuva lot of time. Two, playing with garden hoses really never gets old. :-D
Current Mood: accomplished and slightly damp