How to clean, maintain your window treatments

By Hawaii Renovation Posted in: InteriorWindows

Beautiful additions to any home are window treatments. They enhance your view, protect your carpet and furniture from the harmful rays of the sun and compliment your sense of style.

People don’t change their window treatment decor with the change of the seasons, which means the treatments are constantly exposed to dirt, dust, mildew and the like. “How do I clean my window treatments?” is a question Pacific Islands Window Treatments hears.

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There are many different ways to care for and clean your window treatments. The most routine care of window treatments will consist of dust removal. Hand dusting is best done using gentle methods, which minimize the possibility of damaging or disturbing woven fabrics, lift cords, venetian slats, etc.

Soft filament and feather dusters are recommended. Careful wiping with a soft, lint-free cloth may also be effective.

Another method of cleaning your window treatments when hand dusting that is not practical, due to the height of a window or other factors, is vacuuming. Use a soft brush attachment to temper the strength of suction and help lift unwanted dust and fibers from the surface of the fabric. Sometimes low heat steaming, as a means of removing wrinkles, is acceptable for many fabrics, but not recommended as a regular method of care. In the event that your window treatments become soiled or stained, spot cleaning with a mild detergent and water may be appropriate.

Pacific Islands Window Treatment recommends Hunter Douglas Window Treatments because of its superior quality and durability. Another reason you will want to choose Hunter Douglas as your choice for window treatments is for ease of care. Most Hunter Douglas soft window treatments do not require frequent cleaning.

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To keep them looking new for years, routine cleaning will usually consist of a light dusting or gently vacuuming on a regular basis. All Hunter Douglas products are made for a lifetime of wear-resistant, trouble-free performance, and many shade fabrics are specially treated to repel dust and dirt.

As for maintenance, Hunter Douglas products are manufactured to provide maintenance-free performance for the life of the product. All internal and external components are designed to function without user intervention, aside from normal operational input.

After proper installation by a qualified installer, there is no mechanical upkeep required. All adjustments and repairs must be made by qualified personnel. The roller shades, for example, are manufactured and process treated for extra strength to prevent wear. They are not easily damaged and require only light maintenance to keep them dust and dirt free. To find out more, contact Pacific Islands Window Treatment at 841-7756.

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