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Blinds centurion: Are you taking proper care of yours?

You would be surprised to find out that many people do not know how to take care of the blinds in their homes in Centurion. Blinds can cost quite a bit of money, after all they are serving the same purpose as curtains. They can almost be considered to be a lifetime investment as. They are made of such a high quality material these days that you will not have to replace them often, as long as you take good care of them. Centurion blinds come in all types of materials so you need to know how to take care of them if you want to ensure that they have a long lifespan.

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Getting to know your new blinds in Centurion

Whether you have Centurion blinds in your centurion home, or blinds in your home in the Cape, you need to make the right choice about the blinds that you are buying. There are many types of blinds on the market, so should you be out shopping for blinds in Centurion, you are likely to come across a vast selection so it is important to know what you want. This is where doing lots of research is going to come in useful. The more you know about the products you are thinking about buying, the better decision you will be able to make regarding your blinds.

Your decision is going to be greatly swayed by where you are going to be putting up the blinds. Your blinds in Centurion are going to play a big role in the ambiance that will be created in your home or business. These are the different blinds that you might come across when you are shopping around:

  • Pleated Blinds

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So very similar to the Roman Blinds, which are rather popular, pleated blinds are usually made out of a cloth material and they are designed to fold up when you let light in and unfold when they are closed. Pleated blinds have a delicate rounded edge rather than a sharp edging.

  • Exterior Blinds

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As their name says, the exterior blinds are designed to be used on your veranda or other type of outside area. They not only provide lovely shade when you are sitting outside, they are also great for reducing the temperature within your home by shielding the sunlight and preventing it from coming into your home.

  • Aluminium Blinds

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For those who are not so keen on the material, which might need a little bit more care to keep clean, there are aluminium blinds. They are very durable and are incredible for controlling the light that enters the room. They can give a room a great finished off look.

  • Solar Shades

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Technology is great. If you are looking for this option at your closest “blinds centurion” business, you should first find out if they stock them. Solar shades are unique in that they are not only going to dim the light in your room but they are also able to keep out UV rays.

  • Wooden Blinds

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Providing any home with a wonderful warmth, wooden blinds are a great choice. Wooden blinds can be made from almost any type of wood or they can be made from faux wood. Either way you are going to be treated to a natural feature that fits into almost any home.

Now that you know a few of your options of blinds in Centurion, to use in your Centurion home, you need to know how to clean them.

If you make sure that your blinds receive regular cleaning and maintenance, they are almost certainly going to have a long lifespan, not to mention they are going to stay looking great in your home. But different blinds require different cleaning methods. Here are a few of the cleaning methods that you can use, depending on the materials that your blinds are made out of.

  • Cleaning your vertical blinds

Vertical blinds can be best cleaned with a brush designed just for drapes or it can be cleaned with a lamb’s wool brush. These brushes won’t be too harsh on the material but they will remove all of the dust that has collected on the blinds. Use spot cleaning for blinds covered with a fabric.

  • Cleaning your wooden blinds

Please don’t use soap and water on your wooden blinds, it can seep into the wood and cause damage. If you are just going to be giving your wooden blinds the occasional clean, use a cleaner that is designed for wood. Oil soap can be very useful. A vacuum or lamb’s wool duster is ideal for the more intense clean that the blinds might need.

  • Cleaning your aluminium blinds

If you just want to give your aluminium blinds in Centurion a quick clean then the fastest method would be to wear two pairs of gloves, a rubber pair with a cotton pair over that, and create a solution of ammonia and water. Dip your fingers in the water and along with the cotton gloves, you will easily lift the dust. If you are looking to give the blinds a more intense clean then you will need to remove the blinds, and then you need to either place them into a bath tub or under a shower. Each slat of the blinds can now be washed with the ammonia solution or with soapy water before being cleaned off with a sponge. The soapy water or ammonia solution then needs to be rinsed off with clean water and a clean sponge.

  • Cleaning your venetian blinds

These are immensely popular but they cannot be washed. To make sure that these blinds remain in a good condition only gently brush off the blinds using a feather duster. A soft paint brush can also do a fantastic job. Avoid spraying the blinds with a liquid at all costs.

If you are looking for blinds in Centurion than you need to drop by our shop. We have a wide selection of all types of blinds, but we can also give you great advice for how best to take care of your blinds.