How to keep your PVC shutter clean

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PVC shutters add style to not only your space but also a great way of controlling airflow, light, and privacy. They are more durable and require low maintenance compared with blinds and curtains. Hamptons Plantation Shutters come in various colors that will fit in with any interior. They offer you maximum thermal insulation and aesthetics. They have seen many colors. Sun, bad weather, shocks, nothing was spared them. If you have not planned to replace them, solutions exist to give them a facelift. Here are some simple and inexpensive tips. Here’s how to clean PVC shutters:

Remove Dust:

To clean PVC shutters, the first thing to do is to remove excess dust immediately. To do this, use a soft cloth. A solution that will not make you spend even a penny is to look for an old cotton shirt in the closet, maybe a worn one that you were about to throw away. Cut it into four parts and use the portions of cotton, as pieces for dusting. Once the excess dust has been eliminated, we can start with the phase of cleaning the PVC shutters.

Use Natural Products rather than aggressive detergents.

Even if your PVC shutters are easy to maintain, it is better to avoid cleaning them with too aggressive detergents. Natural products are good for them.

You can make yourself a perfect cleaning mixture at home; add 1 part of vinegar to 4 of warm water. Or you can use lukewarm water and a drop of dishwashing detergent. 

Alternatively, a light degreaser is also fine. Pour the liquid into a sprayer. Spray the mixture on the shutters, leave for a few minutes and clean with a slightly moistened piece of cotton. Finally, move on to the seals. To clean moving mechanical parts, you can choose a petroleum jelly spray, which lubricates and protects against oxidation.

Remove heavy stains or marks

If there are more exaggerated stains, you can proceed with a cloth soaked in denatured alcohol, rubbing until the stain goes away. It is true that PVC as a material used for shutters is very resistant, but this does not mean that abrasive sponges or aggressive detergents which would damage the shutter. So, it is not recommended to use them.

Choose to repaint them.

Clean PVC shutters are good, but giving them back color is even better! There is a wide range of special PVC paint shades. Glycerol can also do the trick. In both cases, it will be necessary to apply an undercoat essential for the good performance of your paint.

As you can see, you can easily clean them with water and a common detergent. Keep these tips in mind before you replace your PVC shutter. You can give a new look to your PVC shutter by using the above tips. Want to fit Hamptons Plantation Shutters at home, give us a call or reach out to us by contacting us online.


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