How often do you clean your curtains? How do you know if your curtains need cleaning? Most homeowners don’t clean their curtains for months or years. This is not a good habit because, over time, dust settles on the curtains. Dirty carpets ruin the beauty of the home and leave a bad impression on guests.
I don’t know about you, but my house is perceptibly cool – even when it’s sunny outside. This morning as we were getting the kids dressed, we argued a bit about whether we should wear shorts, and it occurred to me that it’s probably time. Time to put summer away and make room for fall and winter. Here are a few signs that your curtains need cleaning.
If you see dirt or mold accumulating underneath or in the folds, you should clean your shorts as soon as possible. If you are planning to redecorate a room, check your shorts to see if they need to be cleaned or replaced.
Cleaning curtains is not as difficult as you think. Of course, you’ll need to buy cleaning supplies and set aside a few hours to clean. Usually, the cleaning time depends on the type and size of the curtains. You will have to spend more time cleaning curtains made of delicate material. If they are large curtains, you will have to ask a friend or family member to help you remove and clean them.
You have two options when it comes to cleaning curtains. You can either use a do-it-yourself technique or hire a professional curtain cleaner. If you want to do the cleaning yourself, follow these simple steps. The first thing you need to do is carefully remove the curtains. If they are large, you can enlist the help of a friend, as mentioned earlier. After you have removed the curtains, wash them with a quality detergent. Follow the instructions on the detergent label when washing. Expensive curtains should be washed by hand, not in a machine. Drying online is an ideal method for drying curtains. Another good alternative is tumble drying.
If you don’t want to bother with cleaning, washing, and drying curtains, it is better to have them cleaned by a professional. Also, this option is relatively safer and cheaper, especially if you are not familiar with cleaning curtains.
Vacuum your curtains weekly to remove dirt and dust. This will prevent the accumulation of dust and dirt, and your curtains will look good and last a long time. Finally, clean them at least twice a year. I hope this helps you!
Get down from the top of the room. Since you will be relying more on your lamps in the coming months, make sure you clean them thoroughly. Wipe the lampshade with a damp cloth; if the lampshade holds out, pick up the dust with a low-power vacuum cleaner.
Clean or wash the curtains. In the Victorian era, there were different curtains depending on the season: heavy velvet curtains kept you warm in winter and protected you from drafts, and lightweight cotton curtains in summer. If you want to change your curtains to give them a more cozy and seasonal look, now is the time to do it.