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Tips and Tricks To Clean and Maintain Upholstery


Cleaning upholstery stains often poses a greater problem than normal stains on your regular wear. You may have come across situations where you needed to change the whole of the sofa cover or for that matter, your chair cover, because of its strikingly visible stains; and not to mention that the outlay must have cost a hard pinch on your pocket. 

With the passage of time, however, people have come up with many innovative ideas wherein the upholstery stain removal does not pose much of a concern. Let's have a glance through some of the tips and tricks that will help you to effectively remove your upholstery fabric stains:

Monthly maintenance is a must

You must opt for vacuuming your upholstery at least once a week; a higher frequency, though not required, is highly desirable if you are a cleanliness freak. From time to time make sure of the servicing of your vacuum so that it remains in a good working condition. While vacuuming, make use of the upholstery attachments and then vacuum the surfaces throughout, be it the cushions or the crevices, and even the backs and the sides. Also, if you can try and rotate the cushions once in a while; you can even fluff them to retain their shape.

Freezing

If a sticky substance on your upholstery is bothering you to a great extent, you can simply proceed to freezing the substance and then peeling it off. For instance, if a chewing gum gets stuck to your upholstery, make use of an ice cube wrapped up in a thin sheet to freeze the gum. When the chewing gum hardens after a considerable period of time, then directly peel it off. The same method can be applied while cleaning upholstery fabric as well.

Recommended cleaners effectively serve the purpose

The reason as to why most people opt for recommended a cleaner is because they are reliable. Take for instance, the Procyon cleaners; they are colorless, non-toxic, odorless, biodegradable; in other words, these cleaners are all-natural. Being water soluble and soap free you can use this product whenever and wherever you want. What's more, it won't even leave a strong smell on your upholstery.

Drying process is a must-do procedure

You must thoroughly dry your upholstery after the cleaning procedure is over. A small bit of residual moisture may lead mildew and mold to develop within the due course of time. It may also ruin your beautiful asset complete and cost a lot of efforts later on to get them fixed.

Overall, it's you who is going to decide the life of your upholstery and accordingly take care of it to see that stands it stands testimony to your golden years.