Proper Care for Timber Venetian Blinds

What do you need to know about cleaning your white timber Venetian blinds?

a picture of a good set of Timber Venetian Blinds

Timber Venetian blinds are some of the most beautiful and effective window treatments available in the market. Unfortunately its also one of the most difficult to clean and properly care for. People need to know a few things about cleaning their timber blinds if you are to keep them in good condition for many years to come.

So how do you clean your timber Venetian blinds?

Now perhaps the most important thing that you need to know about properly cleaning your white timber Venetian blinds is that unlike most other window treatments in the market, it doesn’t involve soap and water. Moisture and detergents can cause warping and discolourations; something that you’d surely want to avoid after spending hundreds of dollars on your Timber Venetian blinds.

So the question remains – how do you clean you timber blinds? Well, you can start to lightly dust the blinds with a wool duster or microfibre cloth. Use smooth downward strokes to avoid unhooking and potentially damaging the blinds. Twist the slats and do the same on the other side. You can then proceed have good look in bright daylight on your Timber Venetian blinds to check for unsightly spots and staining. Wipe it clean with a paper towel; or you can use a soft cloth damped with wood cleaner – that’s it!

For convenience, you can opt to use a vacuum cleaner but only one with a soft brush nozzle. Expect to clean you timber Venetian blinds more often than your vinyl or plastic ones; wood tends to collect dust a lot easier. A weekly dusting should sufficient.

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