What Are The Benefits Of Professional Curtain Cleaning Services? Curtains help block the harmful UV rays from the sun, filter out airborne particles, add warmth to our rooms, improve our privacy and accentuate our home and office décor. Given how vital curtains are, its essential that every homeowner in Singapore knows the answers to the following questions;
How often should you clean curtains? What happens if you don’t clean curtains? What are the different ways to clean curtains? What are the benefits of hiring professional curtain cleaning services? And what are the tips on how to find the right curtain cleaning service in Singapore?
Please read on to find out the answers to all the above questions.
How often you should clean your curtains depends on several factors. These factors are;
Overall, experts recommend that you at least clean your curtains after every 3 to 6 months.
Below are several things that are bound to happen if you do not clean your curtains;
Dirty curtains harbor dust, mites, and pet dander (that’s if you own a pet or you have friends who come by with their pets). All these are allergens that can potentially elicit an allergic reaction that may be life-threatening if not life-quality lowering.
Going for long periods without cleaning your curtains may directly promote the growth of mildews and molds in your house. Molds and mildews thrive best in moist, warm, and dirty environments, conditions which dirty curtains (especially those found in the bathroom) seem to provide with ease.
Respiratory distress, skin rash, and eye infections are some of the health hazards associated with prolonged exposure to mildews and molds. This makes it essential to regularly clean or have your curtains cleaned by a professional cleaning company.
Staying for long periods without cleaning your curtains directly lowers their quality and longevity.
Your curtains significantly influence your home’s or office’s aesthetics. Neglecting to clean your curtain directly reduces your home’s or office’s aesthetic effect.
Below are some of the ways you can clean your curtains by yourself:
You can clean your curtains by dusting them off. If your curtain can be easily removed from the curtain rods, dust them outside. If it’s impossible or challenging to remove your curtains from the rods, place an easy-to-clean piece of cloth underneath your curtains to keep dust from falling on your household items and floor. Make sure that you vacuum and clean your home’s floor and other household items immediately after dusting off your curtains
Using a vacuum hose with a soft brush attachment, vacuum your curtains to get rid of the dust fully. Ensure that you use the lowest setting on your vacuum when vacuuming curtains made of silk, sheer, and lace fabrics
If your curtains have minor stains, you can spot clean them instead of cleaning the whole of the curtain. Spot cleaning helps in preventing stains from spreading. Below are the steps to follow when spot cleaning your curtains;
If your curtains are made with delicate fabrics such as sheer, silk, and lace, then it’s advisable that you handwash them by following the steps below;
Curtains made of polyester and thick cotton fabrics can be cleaned in a washing machine. Use a standard laundry detergent to clean your curtains. Set your washing machine to the ‘delicate cycle.’
Don’t dry your curtains in the dryer; instead, air dries them over a clothing line. Make sure that you check your curtain’s label to confirm if it’s safe to machine wash them.
Below are some of the benefits of hiring a professional cleaning service for your curtains:
Below are some of the questions you should ask any curtain cleaning company when looking for the right curtain cleaning service in Singapore;
Asking all these questions will ensure that you get quality services at a fair price, have your curtains cleaned with the right equipment and cleaning detergents, ascertain the company’s employees are experienced, and steer clear from any lawsuits in case of an accident occurs during a curtain cleaning service.
The average cost of hiring a professional curtain cleaning service in Singapore is $100-$200. This cost may go up or down depending on how dirty your curtains are, the number of curtains you want to be cleaned, the length of your curtains, your curtains fabric, and the type of cleaning equipment to be used during the cleaning process.
Clean curtains help prevent mold and mildew growth in your home, reduce allergic attacks, accentuate your home’s or office’s aesthetic effect and maintain and increase the quality and longevity of your curtains.
However, cleaning curtains by yourself can be time-consuming, costly, and sometimes challenging. Thus, curtain cleaning professionals recommend that you hire the services of a cleaning company with the right curtain cleaning equipment and detergents and whose employees are certified and insured.