Steps for Cleaning Your Upholstery

When to Contact a Professional Furniture Cleaning Company

woman cleaning furniture with vaccum cleanerWhen preparing in-deep furniture cleaning, there are many things you should take into consideration before getting into action, there are a few things to do beforehand. First, remove furniture cushions, and vacuum surfaces thoroughly with a vacuum cleaner. In a bucket, mix soap with warm water, and with a soft brush clean the surface. When done, remove the foam with a spatula. Note that using too much water can leave stains on the fabric and can make it shrink. Also, remember to let it dry completely.

For leather upholstery, you can make your own cleaner by adding a few drops of moisturizing soap to a damp cloth, then rinse the extra soap with a clean damp cloth. If you want to extend the life of your rugs, we recommend you to clean them at least every 18 months. When working with a delicate fabric, it is always better to use a washcloth and avoid rubbing, because it can damage the rug.

It is always a good habit to keep the warranty of what you buy. If you have any problems with the fabric, before using any furniture cleaning products, check if it is still under warranty. Cleaning a furniture your own way will invalidate the warranty automatically. If you decide to use a chemical product over the upholstery, remember to test it in an inconspicuous area for shrinkage and color-loss. Let the product sit for at least half an hour, and if there is no visible reaction, go ahead and use it for the whole piece. If you are using water, remember to use a minimal amount, otherwise the excess of moist can leave water stains over the fabric.

If you are looking for a reliable furniture cleaning service, you came to the right place! The Carpet Medic offers some of the best services in Suffolk, VA. So call now for a free estimate at (757) 650-7737.

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