CURTAIN Cleaning Guide

Guide to Remove Water Stains From Your Curtains

Guide to Remove Water Stains From Your Curtains

If you notice that one part of your curtains appears to be different from the rest, this could indicate water stains. Water can seep underneath and cause permanent damage to any fabric or window material if it’s not cleaned quickly enough, so don’t wait! Get rid of those pesky accidents today by following these simple steps:

Prepare stain removal Mixture.

First of all, always remember to read the washing label on curtains; some dyes are stain-resistant while others will stain if subject to water or other liquids. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for mixing a solution of cold water and commercial cleaner. Place your curtains in this mixture, leave them to soak for about an hour, then remove them from the machine as soon as possible!

Do Stain Test

If you’ve checked the care label of your curtain dyes, you can proceed with stain removal. If not, then do another stain test as follows: ” Take a dry cotton cloth and wipe over the stain on both sides of the curtain.”

Apply some warm water directly onto the stain

Use a clean piece of Cloth to dab the stain until it is removed”. Continue this process until the stain is removed. Do Keep spills away from your curtains. Don’t Hang the stain side of the curtain next to a window or door.

Apply Cloth with stain removal mixture 

Apply the Cloth to the stain and let it soak up all of the liquid from above. Keep applying pressure from both sides of the curtain until you feel the paint removed. Continue this process until the stain is removed.

What not to do?

You have to take the following actions after applying the mixture:

  • Do not hang wet curtains as it will cause uneven stain rings and dry stiff and discolored.
  • Do not allow stain spots to dry and then attempt to remove them, as they will be much harder to remove and set in stain marks.
  • Do not use stain removers designed for cotton, wool, or silk materials. They could ruin your curtains.

I hope you enjoyed the above guide on how to remove water stains from your curtains! It might seem like a difficult task, but it is actually pretty simple and only takes about an hour in total. Don’t wait around for your stain to set in – contact us at Curtain Mart for quality curtains. Alternatively, you can visit our blog at

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