For the most part, your drapes act as a shield for your home. However, in the springtime, a surprising amount of dust, oil, pollen, and bacteria can build up. Cleaning your window treatments is not only aesthetically pleasing, but it can also reduce the amount of allergens trapped in your home, directly affecting your indoor air quality.
Clear your sheers. Nearly all sheer curtains today are made of nylon, polyester, or cotton, which means they can be machine washed and dried. Clean them on a gentle cycle, with warm water. Tumble-dry on low heat for about 15 to 20 minutes and rehang immediately — you shouldn’t have to iron.
Spot-clean shades. Before you treat any splotches on Roman, pleated, and other non-washable fabric, make sure you give your shades a good dusting first. If the fabric has water spots after cleaning, fade them with a steamer or iron.
Routine curtain cleaning. After your deep cleaning, remember to dust your curtains and drapes regularly with your vacuum cleaner’s soft brush attachment or with a soft, long-handled broom with synthetic fibers (synthetic fibers are better at collecting dust).
Sometimes dusting isn’t enough to remove tough dirt and stains. In order to get the job done efficiently and quickly, call the textile experts at Triple S. We’ll revive the color and maintain the perfectly shaped folds – all while assuring exact length and perfect hemlines (whether we clean draperies in our plant or in your home).
Visit us on the web or call one of our three locations to learn more about our drapery and valance cleaning. We are a family owned business with over 50 years of experience and proudly serve Norwalk and the surrounding regions.