- 1 Preparation of the product to clean
2 wash curtains
- 2.1 View 1. Curtains thread
- 2.2 View 2. blinds
- 2.3 View 3. delicates
- 2.4 View 4. Velvet
- 2.5 View 5. dense texture
- 2.6 View 6. Roman curtains
- 2.7 View 7. natural fabrics
- 2.8 8 views. Acrylic and viscose
- 3 Summary
One unlucky day I ruined your favorite curtains, wash them properly. Before buying a new I had to learn how to wash the curtains in the washing machine or by hand, so as not to spoil them. I learned almost everything about leaving behind the curtains, I am now ready to share the secrets with you.
Preparation of the product to clean
- To find out how often to wash curtains which mode the machine will suit them, what material is your shower curtain, please refer to the label.
- Shake off all the visible dust.
- To wash off from the first shutter in the bathroom, a way to test selected fabric portion inconspicuous.
- Remove the curtain to the eaves.
Each fabric is special in its own way and requires an individual approach. Some better bear right to the dry cleaners, others need a simple wiping with a sponge. I'll talk about how to properly wash, dry and iron the different types of curtains.
View 1. Curtains thread
Cotton curtains quite unpretentious in the care and cleaning. The only problem faced by housewives - education components after washing. However, complications can be avoided if you follow some rules:
Divide the curtain on several pieces of thread and tie in knots.
You can associate the curtains thread, so you can avoid it tangling during washing.
Do not make knots tight - it will lead to deformation of things.
Put all the curtains in a special bag for washing.
Select the machine, in which the temperature does not exceed 60 degrees, spin is not more than 400 revolutions (possibly disable all spinning), time - 30 minutes is sufficient.
Dry curtains at ambient temperature by hanging them on the ledge.
During hand washing gauze tie ropes around the perimeter and pre-soak for 30-40 minutes. After that piece of furniture, rinse several times, then pat dry.
View 2. blinds
Convenience, quality and low cost - are the main qualities of fabric roller blinds. As a rule, such clean curtains without removing from the eaves. The fact that the features of the tissue from which the made thing, and most construction products are suffering badly as hand and machine washable.
A few tricks to care:
- Often ventilate the room - it will save the canvas from dust.
Aeration is carried out through the door, or street dust adorn the curtain at the back.
- Roller blinds can be cleaned with a vacuum cleaner. Choose the minimum power and use a special nozzle for soft tissues.
- Regularly wipe the surface with a sponge soaked in a mild soap solution, then moistened with pure water.
How to remove grease stains:
The warm water detergent solution to form weak foam. Use liquid stain removers on a natural basis.
With a sponge gently treat the pollution.
Rinse with pure water composition.
Repeat the process 2-3 times.
Dry the product in vivo.
View 3. delicates
Such fabrics like organza, silk, voile, identified for deference. Careful washing of curtains has one great advantage - the dirt on cloth fixed bad, respectively, it is easily washed.
In a basin with a mild soapy solution shuffled his spots, then rinse the canvas several times. Often, the fabric does not require soaking, but very dusty product is recommended to leave an hour in cold water.
During machine wash:
- Do not use detergents;
- discard the "spin" function;
- wash in a delicate operation;
- place the product in a special bag and leave it in the drum alone;
- do not remove the fabric.
As washed thin curtains:
Temperature: Not more than 35 degrees.
washing time: Not more than 80 minutes.
DryingHang onto the ledge slightly damp, curtains straightened under its own weight.
Temperature: Not more than 30 degrees.
washing time: No more than 50 minutes.
DryingHang the curtains on the ledge slightly moist, they straightened under its own weight.
Temperature: Not more than 20 degrees.
washing time: No more than 30 minutes.
Drying: Iron in the stroke mode with the lowest temperature.
View 4. Velvet
The main feature of velvet fabric - it is very hard. Do not wash it by hand or in the machine yourself, it is better to take it to a dry cleaner. Price of the service will be from 1000 to 1500 rubles, depending on the size.
For the prevention of contamination is recommended:
- Timely clean thing with a soft brush.
- Fresh stains to handle gasoline deposited on a clean cloth or wine alcohol. After that, the product is dried thoroughly, preferably outdoors.
Gasoline and alcohol can be used rate: one caused, dried fabric was applied second.
View 5. dense texture
Such paintings as blackout, taffeta, polyester, tapestry - in most cases is not recommended for hand washing. But resolved to clean up at home should only be those who are sure to be able to raise a minimum of 10-15 kilograms. Overcoming these materials is impossible, and the water is very easily absorbed into the fibers of the fabric.
I'll show you how to wash the curtains and in the machine, and hands:
The most frugal among other things it will withstand any mode of the automated washing and self-cleaning. Whisk web with dust brush, wipe dirt once with warm water.
Avoid ironing material can be, if not wring out the cloth, and leave it to rest until dry.
Such a curtain is not scare high temperature. She can take 50-60 degrees without problems.
Do not forget to turn off the "spin"!
Wash the material by hand, and it is better to do this often, but pollution. Vacuum the rest area.
Purification using techniques work out at 30-40 degrees. Wet curtain stroke in the "silk".
This fabric with your hands clean, and do not erase. In your arsenal to choose from a brush, a dry sponge, vacuum cleaner.
Curtains on the grommet of dense materials - If you chose the fabric has a permit for machine washing, follow three rules:
- Do not remove the grommets.
- Choose a gentle treatment.
- Use liquid detergent instead of powder, suitable even shampoo. These funds are better rinse.
View 6. Roman curtains
I'll tell you about some of the secrets of successful cleaning:
- Bath screens of bamboo does not erase - only the cloth!
- Before washing, soak the product.
- The water should be warm slug - about 25-30 degrees.
- Struggle with spots Perform natural stain removers.
- Deep pollution shuffled his brush, but do not twist the blade.
- Dry at room temperature.
View 7. natural fabrics
Linen and cotton are not capricious, and quite easy to clean. They can be washed in the machine, and on their own, even at high temperatures:
Temperature40 degrees for the colorless tissue, 60 - for color.
Time: 30-40 minutes.
extraction: Not more than 400 rpm.
Drying: At room temperature, wet smoothing iron products.
Temperature: 50-60 degrees
Time: 50-70 minutes.
extraction: Not more than 800 rpm.
Drying: at room temperature, wet smoothing iron products.
8 views. Acrylic and viscose
For washing curtains of fine fabrics - acrylic or viscose need to use fabric softener. Being one of the most whimsical, these fabrics are not recommended pressing and ironing.
Get rid of the moisture as possible with the help of the sheets. Wrap it in a product - it will pull water. Iron and through the sheet at 150 degrees.
TemperatureNot bolee30 degrees.
Time: to 60 minutes.
Temperature: Not more than 40 degrees.
Time: Up to 30 minutes.
From this point on you can do it even with curtains with eyelets. To learn how to iron after washing pelmets and gather tape, you will learn from the master class by viewing the video in this article. In the comments, you can ask a question or share their methods of cleaning of curtains.
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