Tips to Help Keep Your Window Shades Clean

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After you go through the process of installing window shades in Tahoe City, CA, you should be able to keep them around for many years to come. But in order to make this possible, you’ll need to take good care of your shades at all times. That will mean that you’ll have to do what you can to keep them clean on a regular basis. We’ve put together a quick list of tips that will allow you to keep your shades clean all the time. Read through them below and make sure that you put each of them to good use.

Vacuum your whole home each week to stop dust from floating through the air.

Did you know that the average home gets about 40 pounds of dust in it each year? That is obviously a lot of dust, and at least some of it is going to land directly on your Tahoe City, CA shades if you aren’t careful. To stop dust from being able to get to your shades in the first place, you should make it your mission to vacuum your whole house about once a week. This should be enough to limit the amount of dust that you’ll have in your home.

Use a special vacuum attachment on your window shades once a month.

No matter how hard you work to try and keep dust away from your window shades, you’re going to have some dust that will accumulate on your shades from time to time. You should eliminate it by pulling out the special attachment that was included with your vacuum cleaner for vacuuming window coverings. This attachment will work wonders on your shades as it’ll stop dust from accumulating on them. You don’t necessarily need to vacuum your shades every week, but you should try to do it once a month or so.

Spot clean your window shades if you ever notice any stains on them.

If you ever spot any stains on your window shades, you should look to remove them as soon as possible. The longer that they’re able to sit in the sun, the more difficult it’s going to be to get rid of them. The exact approach that you will need to take to remove stains from window shades will vary depending on which type of shades you have installed. But generally speaking, you should be able to remove most stains with warm water and a little bit of mild cleaning soap. This should be enough to stop stains in their tracks.

Try to keep kids and pets away from your window shades if you can.

If you have any kids and/or pets living in your home, you should keep them away from your window shades as best you can. First and foremost, this will help to keep your kids and/or pets safe. You won’t have to worry about them getting wrapped up in your shades or any cords that are used to operate them. Keeping kids and pets away from window shades will also decrease the chances of them getting any stains on your shades and forcing you to remove them.

Would you like to purchase window shades that will be very easy to maintain for your home? Our window covering company can provide you with them. We can also handle your entire Tahoe City, CA window shade installation project. Give us a call now to start shopping for window shades through us.

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