How to really clean your couch

Aug 06, 2015

Deep cleaning your Kitchener apartment couch might be easier than you think. Give your living room seating the real cleaning it deserves using one of these suggestions compiled by the blog team at Timbercreek Communities.

The basics

Before any couch can be really cleaned, it is important take off any pillows and blankets you might have. You can freshen your throw pillows by putting them in a dryer with tennis balls and then turning the dryer on its air setting. Next, use a vacuum cleaner to remove any loose debris. If crumbs won’t budge, try using a bristle brush for extra assistance.

Get to know your sofa

The next step in really cleaning TC Kitchener Couchyour couch at Mooregate Crescent Apartments is to know what type of material you are handling. Some couches should only be cleaned with water, others with a solvent-water mixture. How can you tell the difference? Most couch manufacturers use a common system of codes that are labeled on the sofa. Before you can begin cleaning, check the code on your couch to prevent any additional damage. 

Battle stains

The best way to get rid of stains is to clean them right away. Use this alphabetized online stain guide to find and battle any stains that your couch has accidently accumulated over time.

Getting rid of grease

If you sometimes eat on the couch, grease stains can prove a problem. A quick way to destroy grease is to put a thin layer of baking soda over the stain. Let the powder sit for 20 minutes before using a vacuum cleaner to remove. Apply a dry-cleaning solvent using a damp towel. Repeat as needed until the stain disappears. 

Your living space will feel more comfortable and welcoming after you deep clean your couch. Use today’s post from Timbercreek Communities to help you get started. For more information about our Kitchener apartments, visit our website today

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