Clean your draperies for a fresh look in your home.
Wash your draperies with these tips.
Draperies that are regularly cleaned, washed, and maintained will look great hanging in your home for years. Keep your family breathing easy by removing dust and allergens from the fabric while keeping them looking fresh. Follow these tips for draperies you’ll want to show-off!
Tips to Clean Draperies
Make it a point to maintain your drapes on a weekly basis to avoid fabric that is dingy at best. Remove dust from the draperies with a vacuum. Use the soft brush attachment that is customarily included with your vacuum. Attach to the accessory hose and sweep in an up and down motion across the fabric. A hand-held vacuum also works well for this task.
For deep cleaning, you’ll want to wash the drapes. CHECK THE TAGS FIRST. You may find your draperies are meant to only be professionally cleaned. Don’t do-it-yourself if the draperies are not specifically labeled as washable, the fabric is frayed, damaged, or faded, if the draperies are pleated, or if trim and other embellishments are not listed as color-fast. Once you check these details, you’re good-to-go to wash and revitalize your window treatment! Read the rest of this entry »