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How To Clean Draperies
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fine draperies can be easy and needs only to be done approximately
once every three to six months. You invest a lot of money in the
draperies in your home, and it only makes sense that a little time
every so often to keep them in good shape. Most of the problems
with draperies are caused by household dust settling on them. If
you have children, food stains and spots can happen from messy little
hands, but this is easily resolved as well.
Check the Labels on your draperies and clean according to the manufacturer’s
If you can find them, try to use cleaners that are natural, colorless,
odorless, non toxic and biodegradable. A water soluble is a good
option also. By following these guidelines, you will avoid harmful
or toxic chemicals and residues to pets and children.
For cleaning draperies, it may not always be possible to find natural
products, however, if you can use natural cleaning products, you
will be less likely to be left with a strong chemical smell and
you won’t have to block off your house for hours after you
clean. Try to select cleaners that are perfume free when cleaning
There are also some fine products out there that are not necessarily
all natural, but when used according to the manufacturer’s
instructions, can be a fine way to clean your draperies.
Monthly maintenance of your draperies is a good idea. You should
vacuum once every couple of weeks. More often if need be. Try to
remove the dirt and dust on a regular basis and it won't accumulate
into a problem. Make sure that your vacuum is in good working condition.
Make sure your vacuum bag is not over-full, as this will make your
problem worse instead of better.
Spot cleaning your draperies is also a good maintenance idea!