The blinds are very practical, elegant pieces and are perfect in environments where residents seek a neutral decoration. Easily found in many types of materials such as wood, aluminum, PVC and even fabric, they make up the ambience to perfection. In this article you will know how to clean the blinds effectively: They are also very easy to handle, the installation can be done by yourself, does not require elaborate tools and, besides, they are suitable for respiratory allergy sufferers, because they protect light environment without accumulating excess dust such as fabric curtains. In this post you will see a little more about this and learn how to make a beautiful Tumbling Blocks.
But even if the blinds accumulate less dust than the fabrics, they also need to be cleaned frequently to ensure their durability, beauty and the health of the residents, while remaining beautiful in decorating. If you don’t know exactly how to clean your blinds, follow the tips in our article today as we will teach you a little more about this.
Regardless of the material and type of structure you have chosen for the blinds you use in your home, they need frequent maintenance and, as accurately as possible, or they can get wrinkled and deformed and clean so that they remain beautiful and helping in the decoration.
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1. How to clean horizontal blinds
The most common horizontal blinds made of aluminum, PVC or wood should be cleaned basically with a mixture of water and neutral detergent, this is enough. The first step is to dust with a duster, vacuum cleaner, water-dampened cloth or a roller shutter cleaner. If you are using the vacuum cleaner, use the brush nozzle to avoid damaging or scratching the blinds. The louver cleaner is a very useful article, it is three plastic rods covered with a microfiber fabric. The rods fit between the louver blades cleaning several at the same time.
After dusting, wipe each slide with a soft sponge soaked in water and mild detergent and wipe dry with a soft, dry cloth to make sure everything goes smoothly. Always check the manufacturer’s guidelines to make sure the material is water resistant. Wooden blinds can be coated with furniture polish at the end of the cleaning process to waterproof and brighten the blades.
2. How to clean double vision blinds
This roller blind cannot be washed with water or in the dishwasher or the product is badly damaged and will not be used again. Ideally, clean with steam, vacuum cleaner, dusters and a lightly dampened cloth only with water.
3. How to clean vertical blinds
Remove all blades from the rail and wipe each one with a damp cloth only to remove dust, this will fit perfectly. If you prefer, pass the vacuum cleaner with them still fitted to the rails using the brush nozzle. Then remove the slides and soak them in a mixture of soapy water and rub each one individually. Dry well with a dry cloth and hang back on the drying rails.
4. How to clean roman blinds and roller
These blinds should not be cleaned with a vacuum cleaner alone, as they are very delicate and home washing can damage the fabric or material of the panels. If necessary, consult a specialized cleaning company. In general the ideal is to clean the blinds once a week to at least dust the blades so that there is no problem. Deeper cleaning is indicated every fortnight. You can use all-purpose cleaners on plastic or PVC blinds, just be careful that the colors do not fade if the product is too strong.
Keeping dust-free at all times is important to the health of homeowners, as allergic sufferers suffer a lot from the accumulation of dust and dust mites and also help with maintenance, as heavy cleaning will be easier. Take good care of your blinds, as they beautify your home and can last many, many years if always kept clean properly. Another important piece of information is to watch out for small children who may curl up in the threads that collect the blinds’ blades and spoil them. With children, every care is little!
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