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How to clean upholstered furnishings

Upholstered furnishings are beautiful but they require a lot of care as well. If you have just furnished your living with a new set of upholster furnishings here are some cleaning tips that you can use for their maintenance.

Upholstery CleaningVacuum the furnishings- Upholstered furnishings just like carpets tend to be a safe haven for harmful particles such as germs and bacteria. By regularly vacuuming the upholstery of your furniture you will be keeping the number of harmful particles within the upholstery to a minimum which will automatically make the furnishings easier to maintain clean. Generally people vacuum upholstered furniture once a month but if you have allergies or you own a pet it is for the best if you vacuum the upholstery at least twice a week.

Treat stains momentarily- As soon as you spill something get a cloth or sponge and wipe the upholstery clean. If you allow the stains to sit they will become harder to remove and even more can cause permanent damage. However do not wipe the spill with a wet sponge or cloth was residual moisture can ruin the surface of the upholstery. Instead simply damp the cloth and sponge and when the spill has been removed blot the stained area with a dry soft cloth until all moisture is removed. Keep in mind that some stains require special treatment so if you are having trouble removing a particular stain don’t risk it and call professionals.

Upholstery spraying- Once every week or two spray your furnishings with an upholstery spray. Upholstery sprays prevent the upholstery from accumulate soil and grim and ease the deep cleaning process when it comes to it.

Upholstery CleaningWash the upholstery- Twice a year take off the upholstery from the furniture and wash it. Before you place the upholstery in the laundry machine read its label as not all upholstery materials can be washed in a laundry machine.

Deep cleaning- Once a year put your upholstered furnishings through a deep cleaning procedure. You can either conduct the deep cleaning on your own or hire a team of professional cleaners that provide upholstery deep cleaning services.

By following these five simply cleaning suggestions you will be able to maintain your new living room furnishings clean and in mint condition. Keep in mind that these cleaning routines won’t take more than 10 minutes of your time so don’t be negligent and take good care of your upholstered furniture.

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