FABRIC CARE INTRUCTIONS
WCAA Care Label List
Care Label 2
For use on viscose/acetate and other fabrics which may shrink, such as bulky cottons.
Protect against sunlight with lining or other shading devices. Remove hooks rings & trims before cleaning. Gently vacuum regularly with appropriate attachment.
Do not wash, Use warm iron. Dry clean only P 50
Care Label 3
For use on printed or dyed cotton and linen fabrics not pigment dyed. Remove hooks, rings and trims before cleaning. Gently vacuum regularly with appropriate attachment. Washing: Warm hand wash. Do not bleach. Do not tumble dry. Drip dry in the shade without delay. For best results hang curtains by their hooks to dry. Use warm iron lengthways. Dry clean recommended
Care Label 4
For use on polyester/cotton, polyester mixture & polyester fabrics, woven or knitted.
Remove hooks rings & trims before cleaning. Gently vacuum regularly with appropriate attachment. Warm hand wash. Do not bleach. Do not rub or wring. Drip dry in shade.
For best results hang curtains by their hooks to damp dry immediately. Use warm iron.
Dry cleanable P 50. Possible shrinkage 3%.
Care Label 6W
For use on acrylic foam backed and flock coated fabrics of both man-made fibres and cotton. Regular care will minimise the need for additional cleaning. Gently vacuum with appropriate attachment. Always exercise caution when spot cleaning. Test clean on non-exposed surface. Avoid excessive rubbing and abrasion. Remove hooks, rings and trims before cleaning. Professional laundering recommended (Max 30 C). Do not dry clean. Gentle machine or hand wash in cold water (Max 30 C). Mild detergents, such as wool mixes are recommended and ensure any detergent is fully dissolved. If washing by machine do not overfill load and limit washing time to 5 minutes or delicate cycle so coated sides to not touch each other for an extended period of time (ideally wash each drape separately). Do not bleach, soak, rub or wring. Drip dry in shade. Immediately hang curtains by their hooks in an appropriate area that will not be damaged by water drops. Hang the drape with the header fully open until dry to avoid coated sides touching and shorten drying time. Do not use pegs or fold over clothesline. Curtains are heavy when wet. Do not iron or press coated side. Cool iron with a damp cloth between the fabric and iron/press on fabric side only. Do not wash drapes excessively (no more than 10 washes) otherwise the backing will break down prematurely. Possible shrinkage 3%.
Care Label 7
Do not bleach
Do not tumble dry
Hot iron max 200C
Drip dry in shade
Dry cleaning gentle cycle
Warning: Iron reverse side use barrier cloth
All roller blind fabric can be wiped down with warm soapy water and a damp cloth.
Alcoholic beverages: After the moisture has been blotted up, dab at the stain with a clean cloth dampened in rubbing alcohol. Then blot repeatedly with liquid detergent mixed with cool water. Blot dry with a towel. Dab again with clear cool water and blot dry.
Blood: After the moisture has been blotted up, dab at the stain with a clean cloth dampened in rubbing alcohol. Then blot repeatedly with liquid detergent mixed with cool water. Blot dry with a towel. Dab again with clear cool water and blot dry.
Chewing gum: Rub an ice cube over the gum to harden it, then scrape off the excess with a dull knife. To remove what’s left, use dry cleaning fluid.
Chocolate: (and other soft candy) This is a combination greasy/non-greasy stain. Scrape excess away, then go over the spot with cool water mixed with a liquid detergent. Blot thoroughly and then clean with dry cleaning fluid.
Coffee and tea: Sponge with warm water. Apply warm glycerine. Leave for 30 minutes. Flush out with water and dry quickly. Cosmetics Sponge with warm water. Apply warm glycerine. Leave for 30 minutes. Flush out with water and dry quickly.
Fruit and fruit juices: After excess is blotted up or scraped away, blot the spot with cool water. If a stain remains, add liquid detergent and a drop of vinegar to the water. Dab the spot with this mixture and blot until there’s no trace of a stain. Then go over the area lightly with clear water to remove traces of vinegar.
Grease: (including hair grease and oil) Scrape away excess if necessary and then dab repeatedly at the stain with dry cleaning fluid. If any stain remains, go over the area with a lukewarm mixture of liquid detergent and water. Always make sure you use a clean portion so you don’t put the stain back in the fabric. Last, go over the area with a clean cloth moistened with cool clear water.
Ice cream: Scrape away excess and apply cool water mixed with liquid detergent, blotting frequently with a dry cloth so as not to saturate the fabric. Let dry and then go over any remaining stain with dry cleaning fluid. Blot dry.
Ink: Moisten with warm glycerine. Leave for 10 minutes. Apply liquid detergent and brush lightly. Flush out with water and dry quickly. Iodine Rub with cut lemon before sponging with warm water. Apply small quantity of detergent with clean cloth. Blot stain then remove soapy residue with cloth wrung out in warm water and white vinegar solution (1/3 vinegar to 2/3 water).
Milk and vomit: Blot or scrape away the excess, then take a clean soft cloth and blot. Apply clear cool water to the area, blotting frequently. Then blot with a detergent solution to which you’ve added a small amount of ammonia. Blot dry and wait a few minutes. Go over the area with dry cleaning fluid, blot dry. Finally, blot the area lightly with a cloth moistened with rubbing alcohol.
Soft drinks, sweets and syrups: Sponge with water, add warm glycerine and work into stain. Flush out with water and dry. Shoe polish Apply liquid paraffin to loosen the stain, then sponge with dry cleaning fluid.
Urine: It is especially important to treat this stain right away, before the urine dries. Otherwise, the urine may react with the fabric dyes and cause permanent discolouration. First, dab at the stain with a solution of white vinegar and water and blot dry. Then apply a mixture of liquid detergent and cool water, blotting frequently and with a dry cloth to avoid saturating the fabric. Finally, dab the spot with clear cool water and blot thoroughly.
Water spots: Blot thoroughly and then dampen the entire spot with clear white vinegar. Wait a few minutes. When the area is dry, moisten it again with clear water, blotting with a dry cloth after every application of the damp cloth. If the fabric has a pile, brush in the direction of the pile when it is dry