A proper cleaning and maintenance of your upholstered furniture is as important as washing your clothes. Pro-longing the life of your upholstery can be done by turning over the loose cushions from time to time. Fluffing the cushions after washing the upholstered furnishings can also preserve them in a good condition.
If you have noticed, some parts of your couch for instance is more exposed to more seating than other parts of the couch. There fore I urge you to rotate the cushions from those spots in order to achieve a worn-off balance.
Selecting the right fabric for your furniture that are upholstery coated, is an significant factor that will help you preserve the furniture better. Also, think about the nature of use on your furniture before you choose the fabric. For example, if you going to use the upholstery more than average with a hectic traffic, if this is the case, then you should purchase furniture with synthetic upholstery fabric. Most of the fabrics used for upholstery furnishings comes with manufacturer protection.
Additionally for better protection to lessen the impact of any dust and dirt accumulation you can use finish solutions. Of course that doesn’t mean, that you are free of cleaning your furniture again. Vacuuming on weekly basis is preferable. It is advisable to be use only soft brush for sweeping.
Instant treating of occurred spillages on upholstery is most necessary. Leaving for long time any type of stain, would make them impossible to remove. Blotting with a wet dampen cloth with dish soap and water in most cases is enough to get rid of any food stain, of course if it is treated right away.
When you work on serious stain, before do that, you must read the user manual to clarify and decide how to proceed and what technique to be used. Many are the manufacturers who are recommending water-based cleansers, mostly when you do have leather couch for instance.
Mild detergents are used to wash most of upholstery. Apply the suggested solution over the stain and scrub only with a soft brush. When cleaning an upholstery, always try to scrub in circular motions as many are saying that this is an technique that is quite effective on removing stains. When the upholstery is dried, or almost dried, you can use again the vacuum cleaner to do the finish strike.