Although it may sound like a daunting task, cleaning your custom shades can be a simple process, and with just a few minutes per month, you can keep your window treatments looking clean and brand new.

Cleaning Honeycomb/Cellular Shades

Cellular shades are extremely easy to clean and maintain. For a simple cleaning, all you need is a vacuum with good suction, a gentle brush attachment, and voila

When cleaning your honeycomb shades, consider the following:

YES

  • Use a vacuum with brush attachment at low suction to gently go over your shades in a horizontal motion.
  • Use a damp cloth with a mild detergent to blot away any stubborn stains.
  • A blow dryer or can of compressed air can be used to clean any dust or particles inside the cells/pockets of the shade.
  • Once you are done cleaning, raise your shades to help them regain and maintain their creases that may have been straightened during the cleaning process.

NO

  • Do Not forget to use a brush attachment.
  • Do Not vacuum on high suction.
  • Do Not apply too much water to your shades.
  • Do Not scrub your shades.
  • Do Not use harsh chemicals or cleaning products.
  • Do Not clean in a vertical motion.


Cleaning Solar, Roman, and Roller Shades

YES

  • Gently spot clean with a damp cloth, mild soap, and warm water
  • Dry you shades gently with a blow dryer
  • Use a feather duster or a lighter clean or touch up
  • Use a vacuum with a brush attachment

NO

  • Do Not vigorously scrub your shades to clean.
  • Do Not use any harsh chemicals or solvents to clean your shades.

DISCLAIMER: When it comes to cleaning your shades, please also keep in mind that window treatments made with delicate fabrics such as silk should be cleaned by a professional for optimal results.

For more information on how to properly care for your custom window treatments, or if you are looking to purchase new easy to maintain window treatments for your home or office, contact us today!  (305) 994-7656 or decosolmiami@gmail.com