Essential tips for sofa cleaning

Upholstery Cleaning
Upholstery Cleaning

It may seem daunting to know where to start when it comes to sofa cleaning but there are a few essential tips you need to know in order to lessen the burden.

According to eHow, the first step is to thoroughly vacuum the sofa, its cushions and pillows with the hose attachments to remove any loose dust and particles. If the task has been delegated to upholstery cleaners, this is the first step they are likely to take.

Next, all the sofa’s wood areas should be meticulously dusted with a soft rag, while the areas between the material and wood should be carefully cleaned with a cotton swab.

If you hire a professional from an upholstery cleaning company, he or she is likely to come equipped with efficient cleaning utensils to clean the wooden parts of your sofa with the utmost level of care.

The third step is to determine your sofa’s fabric type so you can use the appropriate shampoo product to carry out the cleaning. The type of fabric a sofa is made from can usually be found under the cushion area.

Finally, assemble the shampooer according to the directions in the manual, test a small area of the sofa (the best place may be at the back of the couch) and then proceed clean the entire couch, being careful to avoid watermarks.

London upholstery cleaning professionals are able to help with all your essential fabric cleaning needs.