By David Touchton
Because it can be so difficult removing every last smudge, so windows are streak-free and have no glare, many despise the task of cleaning windows. However, getting your windows’ drapes and blinds spiffed up can be another hassle. Many of the windows in homes in Florida often have spectacular architecture, and dressing them in elegant ways is even nicer after professional drape and blind cleaning revitalize them. Limply hanging drapes or blinds that create a haze of dust that seriously detracts from an otherwise beautiful scene.
Washing drapes in your home’s washing machine can damage both your appliance and your window coverings. Taking the time to detach, clean, and then rehang your blinds can be a real chore. Experienced professionals who work with long drapes and the complicated cords and mechanisms of blinds can help you relax as they remove, clean, and then reinstall your windows’ coverings.
One way that professionals now clean window treatments is with ultrasonic equipment. This is a super gentle method that is safe for colors that otherwise might bleed or lighten, cannot shrink fabrics, and removes more soil than any other method possible. For extremely fragile textiles, plain water can be used and still result in perfect results. Because no agitation is required, small holes or tears that already exist are not made larger, nor end up frayed, allowing for mending before they can become bigger and more noticeable. The lack of agitation also keeps trims, tassels, and cording in perfect condition.
The ultrasonic method uses large tubs that, when turned on, create tiny fast-moving bubbles that work out the soil embedded in the fabric. Also, removal of oily or greasy stains occurs during this cleaning. The work is conducted either at a facility or on-site by the use of portable units.
Debris that remains inside drapes and blinds can allow insects to breed and thrive, as well as cause deterioration of the otherwise rich fabrics. Cleaning these items on a regular basis is a crucial part of protecting these items, and doing so beautifies your home on both inside and outside. Calling a trusted professional team with experience can ensure that your home’s windows are as spectacular as they are warm and inviting.
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