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Do you want to remove dirt, dust, allergens, and grime and improve the quality of indoor air? Then you should engage the services of upholstery cleaners. Upholstery cleaning is often a neglected task. This can be due to tight work schedules and sometimes ignorance.

For the above-mentioned benefits, upholsteries should be cleaned regularly. Furniture in some locations will need cleaning more or less frequently.  For instance, furniture on the balcony is more exposed to dirt and dust than that in the living room. Another determinant is the presence of pets and kids. In these circumstances for clean living conditions, upholsteries should be cleaned at least twice per annum.

Upholstery cleaning involves removing dirt from the fabric that covers your furniture. This sounds easy, right? Well, it is not that easy. This is because the fabric upholstering the furniture cannot be removed and washed separately in the washing machine and in most cases, this fabric consists of natural fibers such as wool and cotton which require special handling.

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Upholstery cleaning process is handled by professionals with special cleaning. Before the cleaners commence their job first the upholstery is inspected to ensure there are no damages or tears. In case of any, the upholstery is repaired and then vacuum cleaned, conditioned and rinsed before it is finally vacuum dried. It is always advisable to employ the services of certified professional upholstery cleaners since doing it yourself could lead to permanent damage and staining of upholstery which in the long run will call for new furniture purchase.

Types of Upholstery Cleaners

But let’s face it, most people like cleaning their own upholsteries or financial situations may not allow you to engage the services of professional upholstery cleaners. In case of that, it is important to note the kind of fabric used on your furniture. Thus, find the tag on your upholstery to identify whether the fabric is water based, water and solvent based or solvent based cleaning only. Some tags, however, indicate the upholstery should be only cleaned professionally. Here is an example of the most common and recommended upholstery cleaners;
#1. Mothers Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner- this is an environmentally safe product which comes in a spray bottle and therefore can be used to easily spray the stained spot accurately.
#2. Bissel Fabric and Upholstery Shampoo- it contains a brush. The brush makes it easy to remove all grime and dirt from your furniture. It is the most effective cleaner for microfiber.
#3. Blue Coral Upholstery Cleaner. This, on the other hand, is a more versatile cleaner capable of removing a wide array of stains including blood, tar, and even grime.