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Keep Roller Blinds Looking Fresh and Clean

Deciding which window treatments to feature in and around the house can be a difficult task. Every home owner should strive for the perfect finish to their newly decorated room and the type of window dressing chosen can end up taking centre stage, so careful planning is needed. Roller blinds, a preferred choice of window dressing by interior designers, are a great way to complement the overall theme of your room, offering a sleek and polished look and feel. Inexpensive, practical and visually appealing, the roller blind holds many benefits.

There is, however, little point in investing in fancy decorative features if they cannot be easily cleaned and maintained. Hunting and forking out for replacements can be a costly and time consuming inconvenience and so ensuring that you have made the right decision from the start will save you the hassle.

Made from thin vinyl fabric, roller blinds are incredibly easy to clean. Whether its dirt, dust, food and beverage spillages or scuffs, blinds can be removed from the window frame and washed in a tub of mild detergent and warm water or wiped down with a damp sponge or dish cloth. After cleaning, simply hang to dry over a towel rail or shower rail. For those who are in a rush to re-fit their blinds to the window, a towel can be used to manually wipe dry.

There is no need to worry about damaging your roller blinds through extensive and frequent cleaning. This is of huge convenience for those who are living with children or pets who can easily apply dirty hand or paw marks onto furniture without thinking. For this reason, roller blinds tend to feature in kitchens, bathrooms and children’s bedrooms. Pets such as cats and dogs can easily become excited and damage household objects and accessories, however the fabric used to make roller blinds will up stand a large amount of torment before becoming susceptible to tearing.

Grease and stains are all likely to occur to window treatments displayed in a kitchen or dining room. Being able to thoroughly and easily clean roller blinds is just one of the reasons why they are used by the majority of people living in newly decorated houses. The fact that they are durable and inexpensive adds to their appeal.

Roller blinds are a great way to finish the overall look of a home. With the option to clean them manually and frequently, they can remain nearly new for a long period of time.

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