When choosing window treatments window blinds Gold Coast are what many people turn to put up at their windows. They are a popular window treatment because they are easy to install, they are practical to use, they are not that expensive, and window blinds can match most styles of home decor. There are many choices to choose from such as horizontal or vertical, solid, or slat blinds. As with curtains or other window treatments blinds do become dirty and will need to be cleaned periodically.
To clean aluminum blinds that have become greasy you can use a mixture of water and ammonia. If you want to take them down and re-hang them you can put them in your bathtub with hot water and detergent or baking soda. If they are made of material they will need to be cleaned a different way. You will need to take them down and put them on a towel. Make a mixture of mild detergent and water. Use a soft toothbrush dipped in the mixture and gently brush the blinds. It is very important that you make sure that the toothbrush does not become too greasy because a greasy toothbrush will soil the material instead of cleaning the blinds.
To clean blinds that are just dusty or dirty there is a different cleaning method you will need to use, especially on material blinds. To clean these types of blinds you can use a vacuum cleaner and the small brush attachment. Make sure that the brush is dust free before you use it. If your aluminum blinds are just dirty but not greasy you can make a mixture of detergent and water in a spray bottle. Spray the mixture on the blinds and wipe them with a clean cloth. You can also soak them in the tub with water and detergent and then wash them under the shower.
If you have wooden blinds you will need to make sure that you do not use water to clean them. For cleaning them you will need to use lemon oil. You can also just vacuum and dust wooden blinds. You can use a damp cloth that has been dipped in cleaner that is especially made for wooden blinds to clean them or even a feather duster to get rid of the dust. To clean them open them one-way and open them to face the other way so you will get both sides clean.
Venetian Blinds Gold Coast can be made of aluminum, cloth material, or wood. With vertical blinds the dust cannot be prominently noticed as it can with horizontal blinds. Although they are vertical, you can use the above-mentioned ways to clean them according to the material they are made from.