Upholstery Cleaning Frequently Asked Questions / Tips
Q. How often should upholstery be cleaned?
A. Fabric manufacture companies recommend upholstery to be cleaned every 12 to 24 months depending on use. Just like carpet and rugs, airborne particles stick to the fibers and should be cleaned regularly. Regular vacuuming is essential! Remember, scheduled maintenance and cleaning gives you a healthier and cleaner living environment.
Q. Will stains come out of my upholstered furniture?
A. Depending on the nature of the stain. Unlike carpets, Upholstery is much more delicate and cannot withstand the same type of spot cleaning agents, therefore making it a lot more challenging to remove certain stains. Our technicians are trained to handle all types of delicate fabrics and are confident in provide the highest quality of cleaning, giving you the best results possible.
Q. What should I do in the event of a spill?
A. In the event of a liquid spill, it is important you act quickly to remove as much of the excess liquid as you can. Use a white absorbent cloth and apply gentle pressure to blot up the spill. Repeat as needed until the cloth comes up dry. Mix ¼ cup of detergent with 1 cup of warm water and beat until a thick foam forms. Scoop the foam onto a soft brush or sponge and apply to the stain in small circles, starting from the outside of the stain and working toward the center. Using a hair dryer to dry affected area may help to prevent an unwanted water stain.
- Your sofa is the perfect environment for dust mites; they love to burrow into fabric and feast on your dead skin cells. Humans shed two to three pounds of skin a year, plenty of food for tiny dust mites.
- The weight of the average pillow increases 10% after one year of collecting dust and dry soils.
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