Dropped food bits and spilled drinks leave stains on the furniture. Dirty feet and dirty clothing make them dirty and ugly. Removing these stains and upholstery cleaning is not complex at all. The first and foremost task of upholstery cleaning is getting to know about the fabric. This information can be requested from the manufacturer. It is always good to start the cleaning from just a small inconspicuous spot.
After ensuring that no damage or discolouration occurred, you may carry on with the upholstery cleaning. Some of the stains that are commonly found on upholstery and ways of getting those stains out are given here to help you.
Follow the following sequence of tasks to remove butter stains:
For removing cheese stains do the following:
.Any one of the following methods can be applied to remove ink stains which are usually stubborn.
With one cup of warm water mix one teaspoon of a mild detergent (pH balanced). Blot at the stain. Then blot again with a mixture of water and vinegar. Soak the excess fluid that may be present up with a white towel. Let the area dry.
A professional cleaning is the ideal one for velvet furniture. Alternatively you can do it by yourself. For that mix 1/2 teaspoon of dish washing detergent with water, shake well and apply the mixture in small amount on the spot with intermittent blots. Dry cleaning solvent can also be used for this purpose. After this leave the furniture untouched for one day. Finally treat the upholstery with a fabric protector like Scotch Guard.
Wine is good so long as it stays on your palate. The moment it spills, it becomes a problem. Not any more - white wine or club soda can be sponged on the wine spill to remove the stains. Shaving cream also helps removing red wine stains.
First scrape the vomit with a cloth that is absorbent. To remove the surface odours baking soda can be used.