When the curtains are used for a period of time, a lot of dust will fall on them, which greatly reduces the aesthetics, especially the light-colored curtains, which look dirtier. The curtains are long and wide, and it is very inconvenient to wash them by hand. Many people put the curtains in the washing machine to clean them in order to save trouble, but this is a very wrong way. Maybe both the washing machine and the curtains will have problems!
One: Can the cleaning curtain be machine washed?
Generally speaking, it is not recommended to use a washing machine to wash the curtains. After all, the washing machine will beat and shake more violently during cleaning, so it is easy to damage the fibers in the curtains, which will also cause the curtains to be damaged. Deformed and damaged, so the curtains are not recommended to be washed in the washing machine, the washing machine may also malfunction!
Today I will teach you a simple way to clean the curtains, let us take a look! We can prepare a basin of warm water, then add some detergent to the water, and then add some baking soda powder, then we will immerse the curtain directly in the water without washing, the detergent and baking soda can quickly dissolve the dust on the surface of the curtain. After soaking for a while, you can see that the dust on the surface of the curtain has fallen. If there are other stains, it can be washed separately, just rinse the curtain with water twice.
Two: Some tips for cleaning curtains
1. Wet cloth
Pay attention to the material of the curtains before cleaning them. Bamboo roller blinds or venetian blinds do not need to be disassembled. Just wipe off the dust with a clean damp cloth. Fabric curtains need to be disassembled before washing. There are curtain hooks or metal fittings that also need to be removed, otherwise cleaning will damage these fittings.
If the curtain straps and accessories are hand-woven crafts, just use a damp rag or a hair dryer to blow off the dust on the surface without washing.
2. The water temperature is controlled below 30 degrees Celsius
Fabric curtains generally shrink after being washed with water. When cleaning the curtains, do not soak them for a long time in advance. If the curtain shrinks seriously, the water temperature during cleaning should be controlled below 30 degrees Celsius.
Soaking and high temperature will make the curtains shrink seriously, and avoid using strong detergents. The international standard shrinkage rate of decorative cloth is 3%.
3. Do not wash with water
Although bamboo curtains and wooden curtains have been treated with moisture before leaving the factory, Still beware of wet liquids and gases. Therefore, do not use water when cleaning. Generally, you can clean it with a feather sweeper or a dry cloth.
4. Not suitable for machine washing
Some thinner curtain products (especially glass yarn in window screens) cannot be dried by washing machine.
When cleaning, you can soak it in dissolved washing powder (soap) water, rinse it, then take it up and dry it in a cool place (not in the sun) or hang it up directly.
5. Wipe with a damp cloth
The shade cloth cannot be washed directly in the washing machine.
Because this will wash the coating behind the blackout cloth into spots. The best way to clean it is to wipe it directly with a damp cloth (or some soapy water).
6. Wipe roller blinds and blinds with a damp cloth
Roller blinds, blinds, vertical blinds, pleated blinds The cleaning method of the organ curtain is relatively simple. You can directly wipe off the dust with a damp cloth, and if necessary, you can add some neutral detergent to the water.
7. Dry cleaning of Roman blinds
Try to get Roman blinds to dry cleaners for dry cleaning.
Because Roman blinds have strict requirements on the size of the window. If washed with water, it may cause deformation or shrinkage, but dry cleaning will have a setting step, and the problems caused by water washing can be avoided.
8. Wash different fabrics separately
The curtains are all produced with pigments through different processes.
There is a possibility of slight fading. Especially red and black with poor color fastness. Therefore, when washing, different fabrics should be washed separately to avoid mutual dyeing.
Dear friends, the curtains at home should be cleaned, so don’t be lazy and save trouble, just put them in the washing machine for machine washing, then the curtains will be washed out up. We wash reasonably according to the material of the curtains to ensure that the curtains will not fade or wrinkle after washing.