How Can I Wash Dry-Clean Only Curtains?
Curtains can easily absorb stains and odors in your home. Many curtains are dry-clean only, which is expensive if your curtains require frequent cleaning. One solution is to wash your dry-clean-only curtains at home with a home dry cleaning kit. Two basic types of dry cleaning kits are available for purchase: with a steam bag or without. You can purchase either type at your local grocery store. Place the curtains in the home dry cleaning bag. Only fill the bags half full to leave room for the curtains to tumble. Place a home dry cleaning cloth in the bag, and close the bag completely. Place the bag in your clothes dryer. Follow the dry cleaning kit instructions to clean the curtains. Most home dry cleaning kits require you to turn the dryer to medium heat for 20 to 40 minutes. Remove the curtains from the dryer and the home dry cleaning bag immediately after the cycle has ended. The curtains will be slightly damp. Immediately hang the curtains to prevent wrinkles from forming as they d