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What is the best way to clean curtains?

Curtain cleaning in Dubai for a healthy lifestyle

What is the best way to clean curtains?


Dusty and dirty drapes and curtains are not only an unpleasant sight for the eyes, but can be a serious health issue for people with allergies. Professional deep cleaning services like curtain cleaning in Dubai from The Healthy Home is the safest route for many types of drapes and curtains, such as wool, and heavily structured items. In many situations and depending on the fabric and label instructions of your curtains, you can wash them by hand, machine, or simply brush and vacuum them to remove most dust and grime. 

If you want to attempt to wash curtains yourself, follow the below tips and tricks. For professional curtain cleaning in Dubai, and other deep cleaning services contact The Healthy Home and we’ll sort it out in no time.


Why do you need to wash curtains?

Dust and other dirty particles can settle on top of your curtains and in between the crevices without you even realizing it. Every time you open or close dirty curtains, the dust and other debris get mixed in with your home’s air. It will eventually land on your furniture and floors, making your home look and smell dirty and dusty. This way, no matter how much you dust and clean your home, or even conduct deep cleaning services, it can keep getting dirty because of your curtains. 

If you suffer from indoor allergies, washing your curtains regularly will really help ease symptoms. The Healthy Home recommends that you conduct curtain cleaning in Dubai and in the UAE every 3 to 6 months. Having your curtains cleaned on a regular basis is the best way to keep your house fresh and clean throughout the year. Especially during dusty and stormy months.


Prep your curtains for a machine wash

Make sure you remove all pins, hangers, and other elements from your drapes or curtains before washing, or the fabric and your machine may become damaged. Shake them well to remove any dust and particles, and down the hem if the fabric is likely to shrink. You can also check with your local dry cleaners if they are able to clean your curtains, but only trusted cleaners should undergo this and on appropriate material. 


Vacuum curtains the right way

An easy way to vacuum your curtains is to remove them from the windows and place them flat on the floor or on your bed. Use the soft brush attachment when vacuuming or place a piece of nylon at the end of the nozzle so that the fabric doesn't get sucked into the vacuum or get damaged. Move the nozzle gently from top to the bottom, paying special attention and care to the edges and between any folds. Repeat the same process on the linings and on the other side of your curtains as well for a thorough deep clean. 


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