How to Clean Window Treatments

One of the most overlooked areas of cleaning in the home is undeniably the window draperies and blinds.  Layers of thick dust and dirt on the window treatments are never a good idea and can lead to respiratory and breathing issues for those with allergies.  Window blinds are easier to clean than most people realize and draperies can be cleaned in the washing machine or taken to the dry cleaners for freshening up as well.  If you dust your blinds and vacuum draperies once a week, it will help keep them clean and fresh and cuts down on dust and allergens in the household as well.