Vanessa Arbuthnott Fabrics

Since all our fabrics are dry clean only, that makes them easy to clean.

Curtains and blinds do not need much cleaning; they can be gently dusted and hoovered from time to time. Dust can settle on the folds of blinds in particular.

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Vanessa Arbuthnott Fabrics

Since all our fabrics are dry clean only, that makes them easy to clean.

Curtains and blinds do not need much cleaning; they can be gently dusted and hoovered from time to time. Dust can settle on the folds of blinds in particular.

Otherwise this is our cleaning advice for our products:

ALL FABRICS:

All Fabrics should be dry cleaned only.

BLINDS:

Run the hoover gently over the blind to prevent the build-up of dust. Gently rub any dirty spots with a barely damp cloth; be careful not to rub too much and cause colour loss. We would not recommend dry cleaning as it might cause shrinkage.

LINED, INTERLINED AND BLACKOUT LINED CURTAINS:

We advise hand-made interlined curtains (all the curtains we make) should be dry cleaned by a curtain specialist. Green Earth dry cleaning at Johnsons would be a good starting point, or, if your curtains are quite large, Service Master will come to your home and clean them on site & in situ. Please avoid standard domestic dry cleaning, and if you are using a green dry clean at a dry cleaners, be aware that they have an acceptable level of shrinkage (3-4%), that could affect your curtains.

When making up linen curtains we recommend the lining is hemmed separately to avoid any sagging.  Hems should be on both sides but not the bottom.

OILCLOTHS:  can be bleached to remove stubborn stains, however for general maintenance just wipe the oilcloth.

WALL COVERINGS: can be washed.

WALLPAPERS: can be sponged.

RUGS AND FLOOR RUNNERS:
With ends bound in Jute can be dry cleaned. Rugs or runners with fringed ends are machine washable.

UPHOLSTERY: Our stain and water repellence (called Scotch guard) is offered during the furniture ordering process on our web site. Otherwise please phone us on 01285 831437 for a quote
This treatment gives you a few minutes to soak up any spills before they get absorbed into the sofa or chair.