The material that covers your window, if necessary, should be delightful and eye-catching – and the naturally accumulating dust and dirt will certainly not help it. So how do you wash curtains made of polyester, velour, or other fabrics?
From the text, you will learn:
- What to remember when washing curtains made of different materials,
- How to dry and iron-washed curtains.
Washing your curtains doesn’t have to be your weekly job – but cleaning them once a year, only in the spring, is a bit too rare. Fortunately, most fabrics can be washed quickly in the washing machine. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions, and you will undoubtedly avoid unpleasant surprises when you remove the curtain from the washing machine drum.
How many degrees do the curtains wash so as not to damage the fabric?
You can wash each curtain by hand – then you will be sure that the material will not be damaged. But it’s a tedious and time-consuming job that you don’t have to feel like doing. It will be much more convenient to throw the curtain into the washing machine and set a delicate program and a low temperature (usually a maximum of 30 degrees). If you are not sure how to wash curtains from our store, see the product information on the website.
We have prepared a few additional tips that will help you choose the method and temperature of washing for the material from which the curtains are made:
- How to clean blackout curtains?
Wash your Blackout curtains in a washing machine at a temperature not exceeding 30 degrees. You can also take them to a dry cleaner.
- How to wash linen curtains?
Linen curtains can come in several types, so it is worth checking what fabric you are dealing with before washing. Typically 30 degrees and a mild detergent will be appropriate.
- How to wash velour curtains?
Velour or velvet curtains are best washed with water at a maximum temperature of 30 degrees Celsius and the addition of a very delicate washing agent – similar to linen.
- How to wash polyester curtains?
Such curtains can usually be washed at a temperature slightly above 30 degrees. However, note that polyester fabrics generally contain an admixture of others, e.g., cotton – so they may need to be washed in cool water.
- How to wash curtains with wheels?
Washing curtains with metal rings do not require removing them for the duration of the wash. Remember, however, that these elements should be secured (e.g., with a unique laundry bag or a large pillowcase). Thanks to this, you will protect the metal from abrasions resulting from contact with the washing machine drum.
Drying and ironing after washing the curtains in the washing machine
Most of the curtains from our store are best hung to dry on their own – using a tumble dryer at low speed is possible only with certain materials.
When it comes to ironing, the matter is simple: the exact instructions for this stage of curtain care can be easily found in the description of each product. Iron using the temperature recommended, and you will undoubtedly be satisfied with the results.
Washing curtains, as well as drying and ironing them, is easy! Just do it according to the manufacturer’s instructions.