3 Tips for Cleaning Upholstery


Aside from carpets, cleaning upholstery is also important if you want to make your furniture look great. If you have no idea how to go about cleaning upholstery, we suggest that you follow the tips given below. These tips have been collected from experts and may help you to troubleshoot and remove stains from your expensive upholstered furniture.


First of all, generally, labels have the markings in order to help you take care of your upholstery. In case you don’t know, “w” refers to the fabric that you can treat with water-oriented detergents. on the other hand, “S” refers to the fabric that you can treat with solvents only. And “X” refers to the fabric that you can vacuum only. You can’t use any solvents or chemicals on this type of fabric.

Secondly, it’s important that you keep your cushions dry. What you need to do is unzip the covers and then insert a cutting board between the cushion and the fabric prior to dealing with a stubborn stain. This will make it easier for you to do the cleaning and your stuff will remain safe.

If you are finding it hard to remove grease stains from your vinyl and leather, we suggest that you make use of cornstarch. Greece stains are usually harder to remove. So, this tip may work for you. All you need to do is sprinkle a bit of cornstarch on the stained areas and then let it sit for a couple of hours. Ideally, they should be left for 4 hours. After 4 hours, you can go ahead and wipe down the solution with a clean piece of clothing.

So, these are three for cleaning upholstery. If you can follow these tips safely, you should go head. But if you are new to carpet or upholstery cleaning, we suggest that you don’t follow these methods and hire a professional instead.

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