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Easy Ways to Clean Your Curtains

Easy Ways to Clean Your Curtains

Curtains can trap more dust than you might think. That’s why you need to do your best to keep them clean.

Sneezing is awful. If you can’t seem to stop sneezing, then it might not have to do with normal seasonal allergies. It could be related to all of the dust in your house, instead. Curtains can trap more dust than you might think. That’s why you need to do your best to keep them clean. 

Some Quick Tips 

Here are some quick tips to help get you started: 

  1. Read the care instructions that the manufacturer recommends. Doing this before attempting any spot cleaning or washing makes a difference, especially if your curtains are heavily soiled.
  2. Start slowly, and don’t immediately go for the heaviest-duty solution right away – you don’t want to risk damaging your curtains! 
  3. Flatten the curtain before you begin cleaning. The brush attachment on your vacuum can help you remove dust, dirt, and pet dander, as can lint rollers.
  4. If you want to wash or dry clean your curtains, make sure that water won’t ruin them first.

Start the Machine 

Another idea is to toss curtains in your washing machine. While this method doesn’t sound like it will work, you might be surprised! Any curtains made from nylon, polyester, or cotton are safe to throw in the washer. We suggest three easy ways to do this: First, spot clean with a stain remover and toothbrush. Second, use the cold water cycle to wash them. Mild detergents meant for delicate materials can get the curtains clean without destroying them. Third, finish washing the curtains and then put them in the dryer. For best results, use low heat, and then hang the curtains up while they are still a little bit wet.   

Caring for White Curtains

White curtains call for different techniques than darker curtains do. Fill up your deep sink with enough hot water for you to dip the curtains into it. Then pour in two cups of lemon juice and mix everything. Let sit for an hour, then come back to check on them. Squeeze out the water and then let sunlight dry them out. Once they have air-dried, put them through the washer and dryer. 


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