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Curtain Cleaning (Week 4)

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In the last in the series on curtain cleaning we'll consider curtain finishing.

The only difficulty in finishing curtains is where you have special tops or materials. Effectively curtains are just flat pieces of material and can be ironed flat, except on features and on any edges.

DON'T IRON VELVET OR DRAYLON these fabrics need to be steamed from below and handled carefully. If you hold the fabric when hot you may well crush the pile in the localised area, which may be irreversible.

All edges should be steamed, not ironed, as ironing can flatten the edge leaving a mark. Ironing can also lead to a distortion of the edge, giving it a wavy - uneven finish.

For cotton and other non-piled fabrics.
Plain Tops
Main Body
plain curtain main body finishing
Pleated Tops 1
pleated curtain main body finishing 1
Pleated Tops 2
pleated curtain main body finishing 1
Festoon Blinds
pleated curtain main body finishing 1

Further information on curtains is in the curtain cleaning section, found by following the cleaning link at the top of the page.

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  • To clean equipment squeeze a liberal amount of Ez-Off onto a heavy cotton cloth (an old terry towel works best).
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