Removing stains and dirt - Upholstery

Removing stains and dirt - Upholstery

Cushioned chairs and sofas are still in vogue. Regular care keeps the upholstery looking good and makes it look good, that professional renovation is not needed for a long time.

Upholstery fabrics. Every week you have to vacuum the upholstery with a special tip, which allows you to extract dust from nooks and crannies.
Spraying the fabric protective agent on the upholstery prevents the freshly cleaned upholstery from getting dirty.

Velvet and plush upholstery trzeba regularnie odkurzać, not brush, because brushing only displaces the dust. From time to time, a dry cleaner may be used, by applying it in a small piece, taking care that the places of overlap do not overlap. First, however, you need to test the preparation in an invisible place. Modern velvets and plush fabrics are often made of mixed fibers. These fabrics are usually just freshened up with a rough cloth dipped in vinegar -1 spoon (15 ml) vinegar on 2 glasses (500 ml) cold water. Italian will rise, if a steam iron passes over the fabric at a height of approx. 3 cm.

Acrylic velvets są fabrycznie zabezpieczone przed osadzaniem się brudu, so you only need to wipe them with a wrung out hairy cloth dipped in a warm detergent solution. Detergent residue is removed immediately with a second cloth moistened with clean water.

Mixed upholstery made of natural silk and viscose łatwo się plamią, if something drips on them. Remove any spilled liquid with a damp cloth, from the edge to the center. You have to cover the edge of the stain, scratching it gently with a fingernail or an old toothbrush. If the stain is still visible, you should hold the steam iron over it for a few seconds, and then gently rub the edge again.

Leather upholstery, e.g.. made of cowhide or pigskin, require regular polishing. They must also not be allowed to dry out. For this purpose, color-matched silicone or leather pastes are used. Neglected dark leather furniture is cleaned with a solution made of approx 1/4 glasses (60 ml) crude linseed oil and approx 3/4 glasses (180 ml) vinegar. All this is mixed in a jar with a lid and shaken well. The solution is applied with a soft cloth, changing it often.

Leather products are perfectly washed with a special olive skin soap and warm water. Soap residues are removed with a clean, damp cloth.
Dry skin requires multiple applications of linseed oil, preparation for the maintenance of leather or petroleum jelly, to restore its flexibility. When the applied preparation is almost completely soaked up, the skin is polished with silicone paste.
Mold stains on leather furniture are removed with petroleum jelly, which is rubbed on and left for a few hours.

Vinyl upholstery. To clean vinyl upholstery, you need to wipe them with a coarse cloth with a little baking soda or vinegar. Wash with the same cloth and mild detergent. Washing the vinyl in this way prevents it from hardening and cracking when exposed to fats. Regular wet wiping, with a soapy cloth, it allows you to remove sweat and grease from your hair on an ongoing basis. Sweat causes the vinyl to discolor and dry out.

If the vinyl becomes dull due to stain removal treatment, rub some glycerin or silicone polish for furniture. Any residue of the stain remover should be thoroughly washed off, first with a soapy cloth, and then with a clean wrung cloth dampened with water.

Fabrics with pile
Short, Fluff and animal hair are removed from hairy fabrics with a clean one, hair brush, lightly moistened with a chemical cleaning agent.