How to wash the curtains, so that it becomes white: 9 popular ways and bleaching machine


  • 1 How to care for tulle
    • 1.1 Traditional methods: 9 recipes
    • 1.2 Bleaching machine
  • 2 Total
Knowing a few tricks, you can easily whiten your curtains.Knowing a few tricks, you can easily whiten your curtains.

The snow-white tulle - decoration of any interior. But over time, even a fabric air begins to turn gray, yellow and covered with spots. I know how to wash curtains, to become a pure white. I offer you several options.

How to care for tulle

White tulle made of various materials that have distinctive properties. To properly wash air drapery, be sure to take into account the characteristics of the tissue.

Table basic types of fabrics (Examples pictured):

Picture The fabric and its properties
table_pic_att14968258731 Material 1. Organza.

Net curtains organza dislike hot water and aggressive detergents.

Material 2. Capron.

The recommended water temperature - 30 ° C. This tulle in the washing machine, you can wring the maximum at 400 rpm.

Material 3. Cotton.

At home, you can whiten both his hands, and the machine-gun. The main rule - do not use oxygen bleaches.

table_pic_att14968258762 Material 4. Silk.

Very sensitive material. It requires hand washing, adding a small amount of soft bleaching components.

Silk - the fabric is very expensive, the price is several times higher analogues. Therefore, the laundry must be as careful.

Wash tulle that was white in various ways. It all depends on the amount of time available and "capricious" fabric.

Traditional methods: 9 recipes

Instructions will tell you what available means and in what proportions can be used to bleach the curtains:

Picture Description
table_pic_att14968258793 Method 1. Salt
  1. Dissolve in warm water 5 tablespoons of salt.
  2. Add detergent to the same extent.
  3. Immerse in a basin with the salt and powder of the web and leave for 5 hours.
  4. After washing thoroughly vypoloschite remnants of funds.
table_pic_att14968258824 Method 2. Blue
  1. Dilute ½ teaspoon bluing 7 liters of warm water.
  2. Dip first curtain in pure water, and then to the resulting solution.
  3. Leave to soak for 7 minutes.
  4. Rinse under running water curtain.
table_pic_att14968258835 Method 3. Zelenka
  1. Dissolve 10 drops zelenki solution in a glass of water, leave to infuse a few minutes.
  2. Pour the liquid into the basin with water.
  3. After washing tulle usual way dip it into a bowl for 10 minutes.
  4. Constantly stir.
  5. Allow the excess moisture to drain and dry as usual.
table_pic_att14968258846 Method 4. Peroxide + ammonia
  1. Prepare a solution of 2 tablespoons of hydrogen peroxide per 1 spoonful of ammonia.
  2. Pour into bowl water about 60 ° C and add the prepared solution.
  3. Put in a container cloth for half an hour.
  4. Press and pat dry.
table_pic_att14968258857 Method 5. permanganic acid
  1. Grate 100g. soap grated and dissolve in 5 liters of warm water.
  2. Add a little potassium permanganate (pinch).
  3. After the pre-wash curtains put in a solution of half an hour.
  4. Vypoloschite cloth in clean water and dry.
table_pic_att14968258878 Method 6. Laundry soap
  1. Rub soap 72% on a coarse grater.
  2. Boil water in a pan and add the soap shavings.
  3. Dilute with cold water and hot water curtain soak in this solution for 6 hours.
  4. Rinse thoroughly.

can not handle the fabric with a hot solution.

table_pic_att14968258889 Method 7. Starch
  1. Dissolve in warm water 300g. corn starch.
  2. Lower tulle in the liquid for 5 minutes.
  3. Rinse with clean water.

After this treatment the fabric does not need ironing, it alone will keep the shape.

Method 8. Soda
  1. Four liters of water dissolve a tablespoon of baking soda and a scoop of washing powder.
  2. Soak a cloth in the liquid for 25 minutes.
  3. Rinse. If necessary, wash in the machine.
table_pic_att149682589010 Method 9. Lemon acid

If, after using the preceding methods the desired effect is not achieved, curtains rinse with warm water three tablespoons of citric acid.

Bleaching machine

Much the grayed out and dirty shower curtain can be cleaned at the same time to bleach in the washing machine. The algorithm is as follows:

  1. Thoroughly brush off any dust.
  2. Soak fabric in soap solution for two hours.
Ideally, if you leave the cloth in the solution overnight.Ideally, if you leave the cloth in the solution overnight.
  1. Allow to drain excess fluid and reload the curtain in a bag for washing. Send in the machine-gun.
The bag will protect the fabric from damage.The bag will protect the fabric from damage.
  1. Add bleach for delicate fabrics and standard powder batch. As part of bleach should not be chlorine.
  2. Run gentle wash at 30 ° C and 400 rpm.
  3. Drain and pat as usual.


The proposed methods are not just rescued me in the fight against the greyness and yellow of tulle. I hope that will be useful to you my tips. And to the curtains always shone and remained fresh, try to conduct a "bath" procedure at least once every two months.

Videos in this article clearly shows how the methods I described bleaching curtains. Do you have a recipe for effective? I would be grateful if you write it in the comments!

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