Vertical blinds have become an elegant and classy design touch in office spaces and homes throughout the UK. Both functional and stylish, they provide privacy and a straight-lined clean and professional finish.

Unless you have them in your home or are a business owner, what you don’t know about vertical blinds is that they can be a pain to clean. The difficulty comes from their many individual pieces, their type of fabric and their length, especially in tall rooms.

Just because these blinds are difficult to clean, it doesn’t mean you should put it off.

Why Learn How to Clean Vertical Blinds?

Commercial settings need to keep up with their cleaning duties to give off a professional image. When partners, clients or potential employees walk into a dirty or grubby office, it gives a bad impression. With your blinds being such big features within the office space, it is hard to not notice when they are dirty. Make sure your whole office is sparkling clean if you want to get the handshake, secure deals and attract talented professionals.

Blinds may deserve even more cleaning attention than other office furniture because they aren’t just seen by those entering your premises. Potential customers walking past your commercial building may see your dirty blinds and put them off entering, losing you potential business.

How to Clean Fabric Vertical Blinds

Below are some of the best ways to clean vertical fabric blinds. Use just one method or combine them to get even better results. You may need a ladder depending on the length of your blinds. 

  1. The Washing Machine
  2. Dusting the Blinds
  3. Hoovering Fabric Blinds
  4. Microfibre Cloths
  5. Run a Bath!
  6. The Lateral Technique
  7. Don’t Forget the Headrail!
  8. Use Professional Cleaning Companies

What If You Don’t Have the Time to Clean Your Blinds?

Not every business owner has the time to clean their commercial spaces, and especially not their fabric blinds which can be time-consuming to make sparkle. In these instances, it may be more cost-effective and beneficial to outsource the responsibility to a professional cleaning company.

Trust GCC Facilities Management to make your office or retail premises shine and attract more customers, business partners and talented employees.Speak with our friendly team todayto discover how we can help!