Cleaning your drapery and curtains is essential even if they look great. In most cases, these draperies and curtains, which are looking pleasing, carry an incredible amount of harmful pollutants. These window accessories is a perfect place for the accumulation of dirt and dust.
You should be aware of these points.
•Without proper cleaning, the appearance of your drapes and curtains will fade over time.
•Each part of your house contributes to the overall decoration. This includes the color, texture, and shape of your drapes and curtains. The condition of your curtains and drapes also affects light, heat, and noise.
•Cleaning drapes and curtains on a regular basis extends their lives and maintains their colors from fading away.
•The structure of curtains and drapes traps any small particles in addition to mold, dust, and insects. Dust and pollen usually increase at the beginning of summer and spring. The excessive amounts of dust and pollen cling to the window treatments causing more problems.
• You should clean window treatment regularly decrease the buildup of allergens. This is essential for people who have asthma and certain allergies.
• Do not touch your drapes too often. There are natural oils in our skin that leave residue and build up over the curtains and drapes. This build-up attracts dust and other pollutants. If you leave the curtains and drapes without proper and regular cleaning, they will look dull and discolored over time. The overall décor of your home will be affected and the beauty of your decoration will fade away.
• What are the Different Types of Curtains and Drapes?
When you decide to clean our drapes, it is better to determine the content of the fabric, color-fastness of dyes, and weave type.
1. Some people like drapes and curtains made of natural fabrics such as cotton, wool, and silk. Others like synthetic fibers such as nylon and blends. You should be aware of the type of cleaning. Some fabrics need laundry, others require dry-cleaning, and some materials need professional cleaning.
2. When you wash cotton and wool drapes and curtains, they shrink. Both the lining and the fabric must be washed. It is also important to check the manufacturer’s manual first.
3. The fabric weave determines whether the draper is easy to clean or not. Open weaves are usually difficult to clean. If you have folded drapes, do not launder them. Decorative drapes and curtains are more fragile and they should not be laundered.