How to Clean Blinds and Shades

Cleaning shades is an important part of maintaining a clean and fresh-looking home. The method of cleaning can vary depending on the type of shades you have. Here's a general guide for cleaning different types of shades:

Cleaning Roller Shades

Dusting: Use a duster or a vacuum with a brush attachment to gently remove dust.

Spot Cleaning: If there are spots, gently dab with a cloth soaked in a mixture of mild detergent and warm water.

Dry Thoroughly: Make sure they are completely dry before rolling them up to avoid mildew.

Cleaning Cellular Shades (Honeycomb Shades)

Dust Regularly: Use a feather duster or vacuum with a soft brush attachment.

Spot Cleaning: Gently blot stains with a damp sponge and mild detergent.

Avoid Water Immersion: Do not immerse in water as it can damage the internal structure.

Cleaning Zebra Shades

Dust Removal: Begin with a feather duster or a dry cloth to dust off any buildup.

Gentle Vacuuming: Next, carefully vacuum your blinds using a brush attachment, ensuring the vacuum is on its lowest setting to avoid any damage.

Spot Cleaning: For any stubborn spots, gently dab them with warm water mixed with a mild detergent.

Cleaning Shangri-La Shades

Vacuuming Delicately: Begin by carefully using your vacuum with a soft brush attachment to remove dust and dirt. Support the fabric from behind to prevent it from being pulled into the vacuum, which could cause damage.

Spot Cleaning Stubborn Dirt: For persistent dirt, gently use a damp sponge or soft cloth for spot cleaning. Ensure the water is warm and the detergent is mild.

Cleaning Outdoor Shades

Initial Dusting: Begin by employing a feather duster to swiftly eliminate surface dust and dirt from the shades.

Vacuuming for Stubborn Dirt: After dusting, use the vacuum's soft brush attachment to address any remaining stubborn dirt. Carefully glide across the fabric, ensuring the fabric does not get sucked into the vacuum.

Spot Cleaning for Perfection: For any residual marks, gently use a sponge or soft cloth, combined with warm water and a mild detergent, to spot clean.

    Roman Shades

    1. Dusting: Regularly dust or vacuum with a soft brush attachment.
    2. Spot Cleaning: Use mild detergent and warm water for stains, and gently blot the area.
    3. Professional Cleaning: For deep cleaning, consider professional services, especially if the fabric is delicate.

      Venetian Blinds (Horizontal Blinds)

      1. Dusting: Close the blinds and dust with a microfiber cloth or vacuum.
      2. Washing: For deeper cleaning, gently wash with a cloth dipped in water and mild detergent.
      3. Dry Completely: Wipe with a dry cloth and leave open to air dry.

        Vertical Blinds

        1. Dust or Vacuum: Dust or vacuum regularly using a brush attachment.
        2. Wipe with Damp Cloth: Use a damp cloth for spot cleaning or washing each slat.
        3. Dry Thoroughly: Wipe down with a dry cloth and leave open to dry.