A stain on Upholstery fabric could cause more problems compared to the average clothing stain. Not only that, the price tag on replacing the chair or sofa is more expensive than a skirt or possibly a shirt.
This article should help provide some Upholstery Tips for removing unpleasant sofa stains.
Most upholstery fabrics are made up of several dyes, finishes or natural fibers, which can need special care and treatment; so it is very import to follow the advice in the upholstery fabric manufacturer.
Luckily most have got simple for consumers by classifying their fabrics based on these simple codes:
W: Water Clean.
S: Dry Clean or Solvent clean.
X: vacuum clean only no liquids.
WS: Solvent or Water clean.
When mishaps happen, follow these tested and tried steps for easy and fast stain removal:
Always perform a sample test by using the solution with an inconspicuous part in the upholstery before using it on your own stain. If it turns large, it is not safe for your fabric.
The longer stains or dirt sit in your upholstery, the harder difficult it’s to wash or remove it, therefore immediate action must be drawn in order to prevent future problems.
If a wet stain occurs on your upholstery, be sure to wipe it with clean cotton towel , nor rub the stain.
If a thick stain occurs on your own upholstery, leave the stain or dirt to dry and brush off of the deposits.
For upholstery fabric including herculon, olefin, nylon, polyester and acetate, rinse the area with clean water.
With a clean cotton towel, rinse, wipe, and repeat before stain is taken away. For thick stains, rub it inside a mild liquid soluble detergent to the area in a very circular fashion, and make rinsing and wiping until the stain disappears.