How to Wash Cotton Curtains

How to Wash Cotton Curtains

The following is some basic information you need to understand before you begin. There are some inherent risk with washing your curtains and it is important to understand that washing your curtains may cause irreversible damage.

Basic Information:

Products need for project:


Creating Solution:

To remove the aged yellow stains, we will soak the curtain in a non chlorine bleach (OxiClean, OxoBright, Borax) solution for several hours (3-4) to eliminate the stain. On color a curtain check for colorfastness before soaking. Soaking curtains in a non chlorine bleach solution for an extended period (24 + hours) may cause color damage and weaken the material. Due to the size it is best to clean the curtains one at a time.


Cleaning and Rinse:




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How to Remove Blood Stains from Wool.

How to remove a Coffee stain from Silk.

How to Remove a Milk Stain from Rayon.

How to Remove Chocolate Stains from Cotton.

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