Curtains and drapes both serve the same purpose, of covering windows and doors, adding elegance, comfort, and more importantly, adding privacy and noise and heat insulation to your room. While hanging, they attract dirt and dust which adhere to your drapes and dwindle the shine and make them look dreary.
As we all know blinds, curtains, and draperies are available in a vast variety that makes it more interesting for the home décor and they all vary from each other in terms of material, fabric, style, color, and patterns as well, so each of them requires different sort of maintenance. Some are easy to maintain while others need experts for proper cleaning.
To keep them in better condition and to preserve the beauty of your blinds and curtains. It is necessary to clean them regularly.
If you have roller blinds or PVC Venetian blind at your place with a vacuum cleaner or compressed air. You can also clean roller blinds with a sponge or soft brush dipped in soapy water, then rinse with clean water, and hang it down until completely dry. Don’t scrub or apply solvents or any harsh substance that might harm the coating of the fabric on blinds.
For Aluminium Venetian Blind, wooden Venetian blinds cleaning should be done by closing slats and using a feather duster, soft brush, or cloth.
Thermal blind cleaning requires regular dusting with a duster. In most cases, this is the only cleaning method needed.
In the case of Spot Cleaning just damp clean cloth with warm water and mild detergent solution, then dab the spot until it is gone. Do not rub, and allow it to dry completely.
Always dust or vacuum both sides of the shade or drape.
The necessary factor to any prodigious window is consonant upkeep, and don’t let the dust and grime get the upper hand.
While cleaning notice more to the top of curtains and drapes as creases and pleats collect more dust; this comprises valances, cornices, swags, cascades, etc.
After cleaning, examine for any damage, like loose or broken string loops, torn stitching, or drooping hems, and make any repairs.
Solar shades are popular for indoor and outdoor use and often people opt for patios or decks to control sun glare. Outdoors shades are more likely to get dusty and dirty quicker, requiring regular cleaning to stay nice and clean.
Always follow the manufacturer’s care instructions for the washing purpose of the fabric, or use cool water, gentle cycle within the machine and hang to dry; you can also iron it while still damp. If drapery is lined, make sure about this thing that both of its face fabric and lining are washable.
If the curtains are easy to detach, you can put them off and take them outside and shake them for a good dusting. If deeper cleaning is desired, the option of ultrasonic or injection/extraction cleaning with a reputable, professional blind and drapery cleaning is available.