How to clean furniture at home
We all have beloved pieces of furniture. However, over time, wear and tear and the odd accidental stain, furniture textiles can look damaged. Here are 9 easy steps to clean furniture at home.
Cleaning fabrics at home, needs to be carefully carried out, depending on the textile. Here are 9 steps to get you started.
1. The first step to clean furniture stains
Any spills need to be dealt with directly. Do not wait to remove a stain from a furniture piece, as it will make it tougher to remove. Dap the stain immediately with a dry cloth.
2. Removing loose specs on furniture
Any loose specs or dust can be removed with a soft brush. This can be done regularly, to ensure the piece is maintained and looks brand new.
3. Vacuum furniture
Vacuuming a sofa or chair, can help remove any dust or crumbs without damading the fabric. Just ensure that the vacuum head is clean, before proceeding.
4. Protect the furniture pieces
There are numerous non-harmful mixes, liquids and sprays that can be used to protect furniture. Be sure to only use safe cleaning products, to not damage the furniture.
Furniture makers always provide references
Instead of guessing what material the furniture piece is made out of and how best to clean it, refer to the furniture makers' references. They typically provide instructions with how to care for your piece, depending on the fabric type.