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How To Clean Your Zipscreen Blinds

How To Clean Your Zipscreen Blinds

When it comes to protecting your alfresco from the elements, our range of zipscreen blinds are a winner! Zipscreen blinds offer uninterrupted views and UV protection, add in the fact they’re unbelievably easy to maintain and this is an outdoor blind you can’t go past. Here’s our tips to keeping your zipscreen blinds looking the part all year-round.

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Outdoor entertaining is a constant reminder of what’s to love about life in Western Australia. From the scorching highs of summer to the chilled lows of winter, our range of outdoor zipscreen blinds are perfect for keeping the elements out of your alfresco.

They’ll also quickly become a favourite feature of your home due to their easy to clean qualities!

Let’s dust off the cobwebs and jump into how to keep your zipscreen blinds looking brand new for years to come.

  1. Regularly remove dust from the blind fabric by using a vacuum cleaner or soft brush.

  2. Clean your blinds with lukewarm soapy water and rinse off immediately with clean water.

  3. Dry with a soft cloth or sponge.

  4. Do not use solvents, abrasives or chemicals under any circumstances.

  5. Zips should be sprayed with silicone spray for easy operation – Do not use CRC, WD40 or any oil-based lubricant.

  6. Your environment will determine the frequency required for cleaning:

    • Within 5km of the coast: Every 1 to 2 months

    • Over 5km from the coast: Every 3 to 4 months

  7. PVC Zipscreens are susceptible to a variety of environmental factors so certain considerations must be made when caring for your blinds. PVC can expand and contract up to 5% in normal temperature conditions.

  8. To prevent the PVC from discolouring, rippling or distorting, avoid leaving blinds rolled up for long periods of time particularly in the hot weather or if the blinds are wet. As much as possible, leave your blinds in the lockdown position.

  9. We recommend regularly using EasiClean/Guard on all PVC products as this also helps to protect and minimize scratches.

Remember that with proper care and maintenance you are not only retaining the aesthetics of your blinds but are also contributing to their longevity, providing years and years of ongoing use regardless of the season.

Interested in outdoor blinds or outdoor shutters for your entertaining area? Give us a call on 13 13 15, visit one of our showrooms or arrange a free measure and quote with a highly-trained consultant in your own home.

All of our blinds, curtains and awnings are made in Australia and are sold for the lowest prices in the market, guaranteed. Just bring in a quote on any competitor’s comparable item and we’ll beat it by 5%!

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