ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

How To Clean Your Roller Blinds

Updated on May 28, 2014

How to Clean Yout Roller Blinds


Roller blinds are great for their ease of use and flexibility in that they can be used in any room of the house. But like all furnishings they can get dirty and should be cleaned at least three times a year (but probably more often in the bathroom or kitchen).

Whether it’s house dust, stray food and splashes in the kitchen, shaving foam or shampoo in the bathroom, or even flies and mosquitoes, roller blinds are constantly bombarded with dirt.

So how do we go about cleaning our roller blinds in Dublin?

Well there’s a few ways actually, and it all depends on the material they’re made from and the severity of the dirt.

But remember - always read the manufacturers instructions. For example some blinds can be immersed in water; others can't.

What is your favourite type of blind?

See results

So if you're roller blinds aren't very dirty then we can do the following:

  1. Lay a large sheet on the floor.
  2. Remove the blinds from the roller.
  3. Lay the roller blinds out flat onto the sheet.
  4. Get a small vacuum (or small vacuum piece) and gently vacuum the window blinds.
  5. Next get a small bucket with warm water and a small amount of detergent.
  6. Get a soft cloth and wipe the roller blinds gently. You may use a toothbrush for more difficult stains.
  7. Use a rinsed cloth to wipe any suds off - make sure this is done thoroughly!
  8. Finally get an old dry towel and dab the roller blind dry. Then (with the aid of a helper) hang the blind back up on the roller.

If your blinds are in need of a more thorough clean then we can give them the full works.

  1. Follow the above four steps.
  2. Next fill the bathtub halfway full of warm water.
  3. Use a cup full of laundry detergent or vanish oxy action and swish it together until you create suds - (some people also add a drop of bleach for extra whiteness!)
  4. If there are no apparently bad stains you can leave it to soak for three or four hours.
  5. If there are bad stains then once again you can use a toothbrush to gently scrub them out.
  6. When you're done thoroughly rinse your blinds.
  7. Hang them over the bath rail until they're dry.
  8. Hang back up on the roller - and you're good to go!

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)