At Brixham blinds, we have an array of blinds available for you to choose from. We have a very diverse range however, a popular choice amongst customers is Roman blinds, Coventry. They are very elegant and can be tailored to suit your home or offices. In order to keep them looking brand new, it’s important to consider how to care for your Roman blinds properly, including cleaning and maintenance.
The fabric choice makes all the difference
Roman blinds Coventry are available in a number of fabrics, with different weights, textures and more importantly, designs. Whichever you choose, it will naturally create a different look. This is one of the biggest benefits with Roman blinds because it isn’t one size fits all. However, the choice of fabric will affect the way in which they look.
Lightweight materials such as silk or taffeta will create smoother folders, fewer creases and showcases the delicate fabrics.
Medium-weight fabrics such as cotton and linen are the best choices. You get the best of both worlds for your Roman blinds Coventry and they are available in a bigger range of colours and prints. The reason why they work so well is that they complement the roman blind mechanisms and create crisp folds consistently.
Heavyweight fabrics such as wool or velvet may also be used for Roman blinds if you’re after more of a luxurious look. They work especially well for cold and draughty spaces, however, they can be overpowering in terms of aesthetic.
How to clean your Roman blinds Coventry
The way in which you clean your roman blinds will depend on the type of fabric you have chosen. Naturally, all fabrics will come with different recommendations. If you’re ever unsure, ring us and we can advise you professionally. The last thing you want to do is ruin your blinds.
To keep your blinds looking fresh and functioning well, it will only require a regular light cleaning. For removal of dust and light dirt, use the soft brush attachment and a low setting on your vacuum cleaner. Be sure to open your roman blinds fully and brush gently. The edges of your blinds are more likely to catch dust so be sure to pay extra attention to them. Take extra care with doing the backs of your roman blinds as the cords can become tangled easily. With all of the blinds at Brixham blinds, safety is of utmost importance.
Roman blinds are made up of soft fabrics, which means stubborn stains can be difficult to remove. Do not use stain removers on the fabric as you this may result in discolouration. Instead, try baby wipes, which are very effective at removing stains. If your Roman blind is made from delicate materials like silk or faux silk, don’t use anything. Speak to a professional cleaning service for advice. For an added splash of perfection – you can use odour eliminator to stop your fabrics from absorbing unpleasant smells.
Keeping on top of clean cords, chains and mechanisms
These can be cleaned easily with baby wipes or with a cloth and stain remover. For the mechanism, you may want to use a specific spray to stop squeaking or stiffness.
If you’re fitting Roman blinds, Coventry for the first time, it may be a little daunting knowing which ones to choose, how to clean them and if you’re doing it correctly. We’ve got a dedicated and knowledgable team who can assist you. Feel free to get in touch to discuss your requirements further.