Cleaning and maintenance of roller blinds

The curtain should be inspected every year. Check whether the guide rail installed in the hole for shades blinds operation is clean, and whether there are objects stuck in it? Because in the guide rail and in the curtain panel tend to accumulate a lot of dirt, even fallen leaves, then you only need to use a damp wipe clean.

1.Distinguish material of shades blinds

How your roller blinds are cleaned depends on the roller blind fabric. Nylon or cotton is mostly used for roller blind fabrics, and bamboo weaving and paper weaving are also very popular. If the roller shade material can come into contact with water, follow the cleaning procedure below. If they are made of materials that cannot come into contact with water (paper weave, adhesive backing, prints, etc…), cleaning with a scouring pad and vacuum cleaner in place is the only safe way to clean them.

Most stains can be removed with a clean, soft damp cloth. For small stains or stains, a stain remover pen can be used. If you need to use a damp cloth with bleach to remove a stain, always test a small area around the edge first, as bleach can sometimes dissolve some fabrics or cause more severe fading.

2.What to do before cleaning shades blinds

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1. Neutral mild detergent

2. Bleach (if not necessary, do not consider using)

3. Sponge or soft cloth

4. Old toothbrush

5. Vacuum cleaner brush accessories

6. Drying rack or outside clothesline

7. Bathtub, if the roller blind is bigger than the bathtub at home, you can use the balcony outside to clean it

8. Warm water

9. Partner (can also be handled alone)

3. Steps for cleaning roller blinds

Step 1: If the curtain is particularly dirty, it is best to use the brush accessory of the vacuum cleaner to clean the surface of the roller blind thoroughly to remove surface dirt

Step 2: Take the roller blinds from the window and lay them flat on the floor, if the roller blinds contain some detachable metal or plastic heads, bead chains and upper rails, please remove them first

Step 3: Use the brush accessory on the vacuum cleaner to gently brush away any loose dirt, dead bugs, etc. on the surface of the roller blind….

Step 4: Next, prepare warm water in the bathtub about half of the water level in the bathtub

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Step 5: Add some neutral detergent or laundry detergent to the tub water and mix until bubbles start to form on the surface

Step 6: Carefully put the roller blind into the bathtub. If the roller blind is long, it can be opened slightly loosely so that it can fully contact the water in the bathtub

Step 7: Soak in bathtub water for a few hours.

Step 8: Next, starting from the top of the roller shade, gently wipe back and forth with a soft cloth or sponge. This will help remove any remaining dirt and/or stains. For tough stains, scrub them lightly with an old toothbrush.

Step 9: Drain the soapy water from the bathtub. Rinse the roller blind with clean water. Repeat until all soap is removed. If soapy residue remains on the blinds, dirt and dust will pick up quickly.

Step 10: If a partner can provide assistance, lift the upper rail of the roller blind and let the roller blind hang down. You can use the shower head in the bathroom to rinse, which will remove the soapy water faster.

Step 11: Drape the roller blinds on a drying rack or clothesline until they are completely dry

Step Twelfth: Reinstall the roller blind on the window.

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4.Warm tips and suggestions

1. Try not to use water washing method when it is not necessary. Once it is handled carelessly in the process, it is easy to produce water stains and crease marks, and lose the beauty of the roller blind

2. There are cleaners with enhanced color protection, which can enhance the effect of cleaning non-white roller blinds.

 

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