Tips on how to clean your window coverings.
Windows and doors can be cleaned on a regular basis and does not take much time but when it comes to cleaning your blinds, shades, shutters or other window coverings then it suddenly becomes a hectic task. I am sure that you’re asking yourself many things as you don’t want to ruin your beautiful investment…. What do I use? Will this stain? How do I remove stains? In this article, we have added a few tips on how to clean your window coverings.
CLEANING YOUR BLINDS, SHADES, AND PLANTATION SHUTTERS REGULARLY WILL ASSIST IN ENSURE THEY ARE ALWAYS LOOKING THEIR BEST! DON’T LET DUST BUILD UP ON YOUR WINDOW COVERINGS.
Blinds, shades & curtains give a unique touch to any house or office but it is also true that lots of dust and grime makes them dull especially if you have pets or kids inside home.
Even if the windows are kept closed most of the time there are many other factors which make them dirty. It may look like a mammoth task to clean them but not to worry as here we would tell you about the easy ways to clean them without any hassle.
Whether you have aluminum blinds, wood or faux wood blinds, curtains, roller shades, solar shades, plantation shutters, or cellular shades we can assist you with cleaning your window coverings. Window coverings are used to keep the room cool or maintain privacy, but these are also a great way to give a different touch to your home or office space.
When our window coverings get dirty they begin to feel more like a nuisance to have up! Everything requires occasional cleaning and your window coverings can be cleaned right at home without hiring any professional cleaning service.
Things Required Cleaning Blinds At Home
To clean any blind or shutter at home, there are some important things which need to be ensured like gathering of microfiber cloth, soft brush, warm water, baking soda, vacuum cleaner, multipurpose cleaner and sponge.
Easy Ways To Clean Blinds With Plastic Or Metal Material
Plastic blinds are simple and require less effort for cleaning as these are not much sensitive to water or cleaning agents.
Step 1: First of all it needs to be ensured that the blinds are closed so that each slat can be reached for cleaning.
Step 2: Then use a Swiffer duster which can be extended to dust blinds. Swiffer duster has the capability to absorb dust.
Step 3: A microfiber cloth can also be used to dust blinds in case Swiffer duster is not available.
Step 4: After dusting the blind next step is to mix dish soap in warm water then use a sponge to apply on the blind slat from upward direction to downwards.
Step 5: Keep repeating this step even on the other side of the slat because the grim and dust.
Step 6: Also reach the backside which also needs to be cleaned at the same time otherwise it will remain dirty from the backside.
How To Clean Plantation Shutters
Step 1: Use a feather duster and remove all the dust from the shutters.
Step 2: Wipe down with damp cloth and water. You may mix in SMALL amount of mild soap if needed, but just a drop!!
Step 3: Take a dry cloth or rag and dry the window shutters.
When To Clean Fabric Blinds? It would be better if the fabric blinds are cleaned twice a month to avoid dark stains or dust, especially those blinds which are being used in kitchens or bathrooms. It depends where the shades are located to decide if they require regular cleaning. If dusting is done on a regular basis then there won’t be a need to spend much time in cleaning.
***A special attention needs to be paid while choosing the dish soap. Make sure that a mild soap is used to avoid damage to the blind material and color. ***
*** THESE ARE ALL JUST SUGGESTIONS. PLEASE REACH OUT TO THE MANAFACTURER OR SALES PERSON THAT SOLD YOU YOUR WINDOW COVERINGS TO BE SURE OF HOW TO CLEAN THEM!***
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