Cleaning and washing the curtains is one of the most important tasks around the house. Here there are recommendations on how to wash different kinds of curtains at home. But before removing curtains from the curtain rod, use a pen and put a spot on each hook’s position. This will help you to easily insert the hooks in their previous positions without being confused on where to insert them again.  Curtains without Lining Although you can wash such curtains at home, it is highly recommended to have curtains without lining washed by curtain laundry services. If washed at home hang them as they are still moist. This will give you neat, bright curtains as if they have been ironed. Lace Curtains Lace curtains become out of shape after repeated washing. So to hang them in neat folds again you need to starch them. To starch your curtains dissolve a glass of starch in a glass of cold water and heat slightly until glazed. Then, dissolve the glazed starch in a basin of cold water. Following that, soak the washed curtains in it for 30 minutes. Afterwards, hang the curtains to dry.  Fabric Curtains

Some fabric curtains, such as silk, velvet, and satin, flare at the bottom after being washed at home by a washing machine. So to keep the safe side allow a curtain laundry service to do the washing job for you. After washing such curtains they should be ironed carefully. Make sure you adjust the iron temperature to the fabric type. Nylon fabrics compared to cotton fabrics need lower temperatures to iron.

Pleated Curtains

Never soak pleated curtains in water otherwise you will lose all those beautiful pleats and folds on your curtains. To clean your pleated curtains use a vacuum cleaner to remove all the dust on the curtains and the rods. To make the cleaning process easier vacuum the dust as the curtains are hung on the rods. Then using a wet sponge soaked in water and a washing solution clean the curtains. Do not forget to clean the rods as well to get rid of those germs lurking in those small corners.

Pleated Curtains

Wooden Curtains

Wooden curtains come into different shapes and sizes. They are also used as blinds and shutters for offices. Be stingy in using water when washing such curtains as water will rotten the wood. Use a soft brush and a little water to clean the dust and stains from the curtain and let it sundry. To keep the polishing on the curtains make sure you don’t clean them for too long since too much brushing with water will remove the polishing.

 

Aluminum Curtains

Aluminum Curtains

To clean such curtains you can either use special cleaning sprays or soap and water. Simply spray the solution on the curtain. Then, using a soft napkin clean the surfaces. Do this as much as required to remove all the dust and stains from the curtain. For old stains which are not easily removed use shaving cream and soft brush to clean them out.

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