How to quickly freshen curtains without washing: a simple trick
Spring is the perfect time for a general cleaning of the house. However, some processes usually do not belong to the category of favorite, so they try to postpone them as long as possible. This, for example, applies to the washing of curtains.
With the washing of curtains comes a lot of trouble. However, the Porady Interia told that you can refresh the curtains without washing.
The way without washing
If you need to clean the house, saving time, experts advise using a steamer. This way you can quickly refresh curtains without removing them from the curtain rod. The steamer will cope with small dirt. In order not to damage the thin and delicate material, you should choose a low temperature.
The hot steam will break up the dust particles and make the curtains fresher and whiter. In addition, you will get rid of unpleasant odors, such as the smell of tobacco. The steamer will also help you to deal with mites and harmful germs.
How to Wash Curtains Properly in the Machine
Of course, nothing can replace regular washing of curtains in the washing machine. It should be done at least once a quarter. Cleaning experts warn that large particles of dirt handled by the steamer alone can stick to even larger stains.
When washing curtains in the washing machine, remember the basic rules.
- Curtains should be washed on a short cycle.
- High washing temperatures should not be selected. The maximum allowable temperature is 40 °C.
- If the curtains have metal rings on them, put them in an old pillowcase. In this way, you will not damage the drum of the washing machine.
- It is necessary to use a delicate laundry detergent.
- You can add a few drops of lemon juice for better cleaning and a pleasant fragrance.
- Spin the curtains on the lowest speed.
- Hang the wet curtains on the curtain rails. Iron the fabric with a steam iron. Hot steam will make the fabric smooth and not stiff.
By the way, there is another curious method with gauze, which will help to clean the curtains without removing them from the ledge. You can even use old women's pantyhose. Read more about the tiphack in the material.
Previously OBOZREVATEL told you how to wash shower curtains so they shine clean and do not spoil.
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