Drapes and Blinds Cleaning

Drapes and blinds can get lost and shuffled out of the cleaning checklist, but they shouldn’t!

There are most certainly other areas of a home or commercial property that get more regular cleaning. Floors are often cleaned daily. The grime that accumulates is obvious to see, less so on drapes and blinds.

SERVPRO of Arlington Heights / Prospect Heights are professionals at advanced cleaning, especially cleaning that requires specialty equipment and trained technicians. We professionally clean drapes and blinds as a part of our fire and water restoration work and as a part of a properties regular maintenance.

We have different methods and techniques for cleaning, some dry and others wet. Prior to treating drapes and blinds our team of professionals carefully tests and inspects fabric and hard surfaces to determine what is the best intervention.

Need Your Drapes or Blinds Cleaned?
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When Should My Drapes Be Cleaned?

A good rule-of-thumb is to clean drapes approximately every two years. A recent survey by SERVPRO disclosed that the average customer believes drapes should be cleaned when they look dirty. Depending on your heating system, the amount of smokers in the home, and other factors, drapes may not show soil for two to six years. The oily atmospheric soil will gradually cause the fabric to deteriorate. Often, direct sunlight is unjustly blamed for this. You may triple the life of your draperies through professional cleaning, which is relatively inexpensive compared to replacement costs.

Professional Cleaning

When your draperies need cleaning, make certain they are dry cleaned ONLY. Only a small percentage of materials can be laundered. If in doubt, call us for advice. Be discriminating in your choice of professional dry cleaners. Some cleaners have equipment designed for clothes cleaning, while others have equipment specifically designed for draperies.

SERVPRO of Arlington Heights / Prospect Heights has an exclusive process of dry cleaning draperies right in your home. There’s no need to have your home or office exposed while your draperies are out being cleaned. We inject a specially formulated solvent into your drapery under pressure and extract the chemical, leaving your drapes clean. This special process results in no damage or shrinkage to the material. Most importantly, you will get quality cleaning at a reasonable price.

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