Curtains are an important part of any home’s interior decor. Curtains also perform real functions of keeping light and dust away, plus the privacy they provide.
There are numerous types of curtains in the market. You might have a certain kind of curtain fabric that goes well with your decor. However, when your choice is something delicate like net curtains, you need to give it special attention.
Net curtains hold more dust and dirt than you’d think. They absorb the dirt and dust coming from the windows and doors and also the pollutants from our hand everytime we open and close then.
If you’ve had net curtains for quite some time and haven’t given them a wash, you will realise that they have changed color and look visibly dirty. It’s high time you wash them then. Here’s how:
Step By Step Guide to Washing Net Curtain
- Draw the curtains down from the windows- remove the curtain rod from the wall and slide the net curtains off the rod. Be careful of your position and wear shoes with good grip if you are using a stepladder to reach the curtain rod.
- Pre-treat stains before washing- even net curtains aren’t immune to stubborn stains which will resist a regular wash. So, pre-treat those stains using a quality liquid detergents. Make sure you test on a small inconspicuous area first. When applying the product onto the stain, make sure you do so on the opposite site as well. Do not rub the net curtain together to remove the stain, it will cause the stain to spread and the fabric to tear apart.
- The right washing machine setting for washing net curtains- First, get a laundry detergent specifically made for delicates. Read the instructions for right dosage. Set your washing machine on the delicate cycle on a cool temperature to wash the net curtains.
- Drying the net curtains right- Drying is extremely important to keep the net curtains in their best form. Tumble drying or using a dryer will cause irreversible damage like shrinking. So, once washed, place the curtains back onto their rods to hang dry. Clean the rods and the windows beforehand so your freshly washed curtains don’t pick up any dirt. Also, place towels underneath the curtains as they will most certainly drip and wet the floors.
Washing net curtains is not such a daunting task. It does require more precision than washing regular curtains, but it is a job that can be done easily with patience, enough time and willingness. However, if you do not want to go through the long process and want to make sure that your net curtains suffer no damage but are completely clean, hiring professional curtain cleaning services is an option.
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