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  • Writer's pictureAdam Sawyer

How Can Expert Curtain Cleaning and Fire Retardant Spraying Benefit Schools?

Imagine stepping into a school where every curtain not only enhances the aesthetic appeal of the learning environment but also guarantees the safety and well-being of students and staff against fire hazards. At, this vision is a reality we create every day through our specialized curtain cleaning and certified fire retardant spraying services. Our dedication ensures that educational institutions are not just visually appealing but are fortified sanctuaries of learning, offering peace of mind, compliance with stringent safety standards, and budget-friendly solutions.

The Critical Need for Specialized Curtain Maintenance in Educational Settings

Curtains in educational settings are more than decorative elements; they play a pivotal role in light management, acoustic improvement, and crucially, fire safety. Neglected curtains, however, can become reservoirs for dust, allergens, and pollutants, deteriorating indoor air quality and becoming a latent fire hazard due to the loss of their fire-retardant properties. Opting for professional curtain care is thus an essential investment in the health and safety of your educational community, ensuring that every fabric meets and exceeds the nation's fire safety regulations.

Half cleaned curtains comparison
Comparison: The left half of the 10 metre high curtains have been cleaned

A Testament to Innovation: The Princess Hall, Cheltenham Ladies' College

Our work with The Princess Hall, boasting curtains that reach heights of 10 meters, stands as a testament to our innovative and problem-solving capabilities. By employing advanced carbon fibre extension poles, we bypassed the need for traditional, more invasive cleaning methods, achieving unparalleled results at minimized costs. Our comprehensive on-site analysis further revealed a lack of fire retardancy in the existing curtains, leading us to apply a precise fire retardant treatment and secure the BS 5867 Part 2 Type B certification, thereby ensuring the hall's compliance with fire safety standards and achieving significant financial savings.

Tailored Assessments for Your School's Unique Needs

Our commitment to excellence begins with an in-depth evaluation, identifying the specific needs and challenges posed by your school's curtains. Through diligent on-site testing, we uncover essential details that guide our customized care plans, ensuring your curtains are not only restored to their optimal state of beauty and safety but also comply with the highest standards of fire safety.

The Guardian Standard: BS 5867 Part 2 Type B Certification

Achieving the BS 5867 Part 2 Type B certification is not just about meeting a standard; it's about ensuring your educational facility's curtains act as steadfast guardians against fire. This certification represents your institution's compliance and commitment to safety, creating a secure environment that protects everyone within your school's walls.

Why Stands Apart

Choosing means opting for unmatched expertise and innovation. Our approach transcends mere restoration; we reimagine your curtains' safety and aesthetics. With our advanced technology and bespoke service plans, we redefine curtain care standards, ensuring they stand as a testament to your institution's commitment to excellence and safety.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How often should we service our curtains?A: We recommend assessing and treating your curtains every 5 years, akin to a regular health check-up, to maintain their cleanliness and fire safety efficacy.

Q: How durable are the fire retardant treatments?A: Our treatments are designed to last 5 years or dry cleans, serving as a long-term safeguard for your curtains.

Act Now for Safer, More Beautiful Learning Spaces

Don’t wait for potential hazards to become realities. By choosing expert curtain cleaning and fire retardant spraying services, you ensure your school's curtains are as safe as they are beautiful. Reach out today for a bespoke consultation that not only meets but exceeds your expectations, marking the first step towards a safer, more elegant educational environment.

For immediate assistance, contact us at 07970 522475, via email at, or through our direct quote form. Together, let's elevate the standard of safety and aesthetics in your school.


About the Author: Adam Sawyer

Adam is an industry expert with over 35 years of experience in textile care and fire retardant treatments. He is the founder of Fireproofing, a company specializing in fire retardant spraying and application services for curtains, fabrics, upholstery, wood, and more. With a strong commitment to customer satisfaction and safety, Adam has built lasting relationships with clients and established a reputation for excellence in the field. To learn more about Adam and Fireproofing, visit the About Us & Our Expert page on our website.



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