How to clean upholstered furniture

How to clean upholstered furniture

Each family irrespective of the prosperity, buying upholstered furniture, thinks of that it has served as long as possible. But there is a number of factors which are capable to pollute furniture and by that to add many efforts on economy.

It is required to you

  • - vacuum cleaner
  • - vinegar
  • - gasoline
  • - crude rag
  • - vybivalka
  • - dry brush
  • - sponge
  • - ammonia solution
  • - egg white
  • - vodka or alcohol
  • - starch


1. To clean upholstered furniture use the following methods. The simplest – it use one of numerous cleansers which have filled household shops. However you remember that any such means needs to be used according to the instruction for its application.

2. Take the vacuum cleaner. With its help carefully clean all surface of furniture, pay special attention to seams in which a lot of dust gathers. But use the vacuum cleaner with care as the upholstery from shenill, flock or fleecy fabrics can suffer very much.

3. To clean upholstered furniture without vacuum cleaner make the acidified solution (on 1 liter of water 1 tablespoon of vinegar), moisten in it rag, well unscrew it and spread on furniture. Beat out by means of vybivalka. If rag dirty - repeat process until it is clean.

4. For cleaning of velvet and plush upholstery wipe it on pile soft, the wetted in warm water, with rag. For removal of greasy spots use gasoline.

5. You carry out cleaning of velor upholstery, using the dry brush and sponge, the wetted in mix of ammonia solution and water (ratio 1:2). After that air the room where there is furniture.

6. At first wipe upholstery from leatherette for cleaning with woolen fabric which moisten in gasoline or just in water, and then sponge which moisten in the beaten egg white.

7. Just wipe leather products at normal cleaning with dry rag, not damp, otherwise on skin the emergence of cracks is possible. In case on leather upholstery spots have appeared or it was greased, prepare mix from vodka and vinegar (ratio 1:1) and wipe all surface of furniture. Also for removal of spots from skin use mix from gasoline and starch. Rub in upholstery, and after drying clean off.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team