One of the biggest ways that I see draperies permanently damaged is by neglect. Frequent vacuuming is extremely important and is the first step to keeping draperies from permanent damage. Your draperies act like huge filters hanging on the walls and trap airborne soils. Leaving these soils on the the fabric causes premature staining, especially when considering the accelerating effects of heat and light from the sun. When using the Green Mitt, we wring out as much moisture as possible. You will not see a color change because of a wetting reaction from the mitt when wiping your drapery material. Instead, the material should only be very lightly damp. A light sweeping motion is all that is needed to effectively transfer soils from drapery fabric into the microfibers in the Green Mitt.
The Green Mitt System
Our comfortable Green Mitt is manufactured and designed for the specific purpose of being a textile-cleaning tool. It is made up of fibers that are so small they are called microfibers. A single microfiber is defined as 1/100th the diameter of a human hair! For cleaning upholstery nothing comes close. Its softness, absorbency and durability allow it to be aggressive without being abrasive. You can thoroughly clean without distorting the fibers of your fabrics.
The absorbency of the Green Mitt is a big part of what makes it a great choice for cleaning drapery. The microfibers in the Green Mitt can absorb up to seven times their weight in water due to their high density and surface area. They also have an exceptional ability to absorb oils. Used in conjunction with our all natural cleaning solution, they are outstanding at removing the heaviest ground in soils. They clean fabric easily while leaving less moisture on the cleaning services so drying times are much less.