Cleaning Fabric Window Blinds

May 9, 2009

Fabric Window BlindsHow can I remove dried emulsion paint from fabric window blinds?

By Lorna from Scotland



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May 10, 20090 found this helpful

I would try using Oops!

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May 29, 2008

What is the best way to clean fabric blinds without removing them from the window?



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May 31, 20081 found this helpful

Try vacuuming them with your dust brush.

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October 22, 2013

Has anyone had good results cleaning cloth pleated shades? These are the kind that you pull the cord and they raise up. Thanks for any help on how to clean them.

By Joan


December 16, 20161 found this helpful

We have pleated fabric blinds since we built the house 12 yrs ago. Once a yr we have run over them with Kirby blind tool, and once soaked them in the tub with mild soap and scrubbed the bad spots.


You have to rinse many times. They look like new.

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November 13, 2014

I have stiff roller blinds and want to remove squashed insects that look like rust stains.

By E Shine

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January 6, 2014

My vertical blinds are made of cloth. We just moved here and they look dusty and dingy. Can anyone give me a idea on how to revive them? Thank you.

By Sheila from Ontario

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June 11, 2013

Can you clean black out blinds that are smoke damaged from a house fire?

By Claire

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May 17, 2013

My pleated shade has a sort of sheer eyelet pattern, can they be cleaned the same way as any other shade?

By Phyllis S

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May 19, 2012

How do I remove a water stain on a black-out blind caused by condensation?


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May 1, 2012

How do you clean honeycomb cellular shades?

By Terri

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February 19, 2017

Cleaning honeycomb style blinds can be quite difficult to do without damaging their rather delicate structure. This is a page about cleaning honeycomb fabric blinds.

Honeycomb Fabric Blinds

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March 19, 2011

What is the best way to clean vertical, fabric blinds without taking them down from the window?

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