Where To Start
There are a few simple steps you need to keep in mind when it comes to cleaning vertical blinds. It really is a step by step process. Firstly, take off the bottom chain and plates from the blinds. Getting these pieces out of your way will make is much easier for your to clean the blinds properly.
The nest step is to place the blinds in the washing machine once you have removed them for their top hooks, carefully placing them on to of one another as you take them down. Before you panic, as long as you make sure you use a gentle cycle, which most washing machines have nowadays, then there should be no problem popping your blinds in the washing machine.
Using a gentle liquid soap and letting your blinds soak is the next step once you have filled your washing machine with cold water. Once you have turned on the machine, let it go through the gentle cycle as usual. When they are finished, you need to hang them out to dry. Never use the dryer because this will be much too rough and may end up damaging the blinds.
If does not matter what type of vertical blinds you are dealing with. With a little preparation cleaning vertical blinds does not have to be a long, tedious task.
Further Cleaning Advice
Educating yourself in the art of cleaning blinds will really benefit you if you plan on cleaning yourself as the steps listed above the just the basics. Cleaning blinds can sometimes be more difficult than your first thought, but if you know what you need to do you can do a professional job yourself.
There a various accessories such as dusters etc and products that you will see once you look a little further into cleaning different types of blinds. It is worth bearing in mind a lot of these products and accessories may not be necessary when it comes to cleaning blinds. They are probably nice to have but you don't need to spend a lot of money to get your blinds cleaned throughly.