If you have already chosen Bamboo blinds for your home, you are probably already aware that they have the potential to last a lifetime as long as you care for them correctly. Since bamboo blinds are of a natural material, they will require a bit more than just dunking them in water like with plastic blinds. Many retailers who sell bamboo blinds offer very limited warranty for their products, so to ensure the longevity of your blinds you will need to follow these easy tips.
Bamboo blinds require regular cleaning, like all blinds. Use non-toxic soap that was specially made for wood. Cleaning them regularly can help you prevent dirt build-up which can be difficult to clean and even harmful for family members who have allergies.
Fill a tub with hot water. Make sure that the water is enough to submerge the blinds, you can use your bath tub. Add an oil-based wood soap to the water and follow the manufacturer’s instructions as to how much you should be using. Soak them and gently clean with a soft cloth to remove stains. After cleaning them; simply hang them and they should dry in a few hours.
Dusting bamboo blinds is very easy and you should do it regularly. You can use a vacuum cleaner or a duster. Ensure that the duster you use is soft, or you can even use a feather duster to avoid scratching them Aim to dust them at least once a week to avoid dust build up, especially if they are in a high traffic area like the kitchen.