Curtains keep your private life private; they provide privacy in bedrooms, living rooms, dens and anywhere in your home that you do not want the outside looking in—sorry prying eyes, curtains to the rescue. They also add the elegant décor to your house, often being the key units to pull together a room in the final stages of decorating and unarguably will be an accent color that blends with the furnishings. However when curtains get dirty they need immediate cleaning as they are one of the main eye-catchers for any guests who swing by.curtainblinds-cleaning

  • Close the curtains and vacuum them from top to bottom. For heavy fabrics, use the upholstery attachment and for lighter ones, use the soft-brush one. You can also take them down and lay them on the carpet, and vacuum thoroughly.
  • In addition to vacuum, use a lint roller to swipe and remove any dust or pet hair. Most of them will get off easy however if some dust speck doesn’t come off then, don’t get harsh and rough on upholstery, try gentle swipes in cycles and it will come off. Hard strokes will damage the upholstery.
  • Washing of curtains vary greatly, as curtains are different in all possible sorts; fabric, design, color, shapes etc. However to narrow things down either you curtains will be lightweight non cotton type or heavyweight delicate and expensive type. The lightweight ones can be washed in washing machine; if your washing machine has a delicate cycle, be sure to use it or choose a cool wash with a slow spin. Add ordinary laundry detergent; let the machine do its magic. For the later type hand wash is the most suitable method, as cotton made delicate curtains can shrink in machine wash. You can use your regular laundry detergent, or a soap specifically designed for hand washing ‘delicates’. It’s best to choose a gentle soap to avoid damage to the material. Soak the curtain for 20 minutes in cold soapy water to make sure the stain and dirt spots lose up, then gently scrub the surface, massage the fabric gently. Then rinse properly. For all linen and stain curtain get them dry cleaned.
  • Hang dry; the best way to dry curtains is to hang them outside, away from direct sunlight to avoid bleaching, and in a breezy place if possible. Hang the curtains by their hooks rather than using pegs on the cloth line.
  • Spray the curtain panel with the cleaner, wipe it clean and dry before rehanging the curtains.

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