How To Clean The Covers Of Your Modern Sofas
October 8, 2008
Modern sofas are one of the best highlights in your living room. However, you can get depressed when your modern sofas get dirty or stained. But if you know how to clean them and make them look as new as before, you would feel more relax knowing that you can keep your modern sofas in pristine condition.
Here are some tips and tricks that would help you clean the different types of covers of your modern sofas.
Loose Sofa Covers
Among all other types of sofas, the one with loose covers are the easiest to clean. You can vacuum them everyday to remove the dirt. You can also try removing the covers and dusting them off. Usually, manufacturers would tell you how to clean the loose covers of sofas. In most instances, they can be removed and washed to remove dirt or stains.
Fixed Sofa Covers
Fixed sofa covers are a bit harder to clean than the ones with loose coverings. Usually, manufacturers would suggest cleaning them with water and a mild solution. Some can even be washed and dry-cleaned to remove unsightly marks. To keep things safe, it is best to try an unexposed part of the covering first. This would help you know if the cover will suit well with a particular solution. Always ready a dry piece of cloth so you can immediately dry the portions of the cover which you do not want to get wet.
Stained Sofa Covers
Stains are a tad hard to clean. Mostly, a vinegar solution is used to remove the stain effectively. However, not all types of modern sofa covers suit well with vinegar. So you have to try a portion of the cover first and see if the vinegar safely and effectively removes the stain. Aside from vinegar, there are several solutions that help remove the stain. You can buy these solutions over the many outlets worldwide. However, you need to test the efficacy and safety of these solutions before using them on your modern sofas.
Leather Sofa Covers
Leather materials usually do not get stained. But in rare circumstances, they may get some specs of dirt or marks. To remove these, you can gently dust the area off or clean it with water. You can also use the vinegar solution to remove the unsightly marks. Typically, owners would vacuum their leather-covered sofas to remove dirt.
Suede Sofa Covers
Suede sofa covers are also easy to clean. By using an artist’s eraser, you can effectively remove the dirt off from your modern sofas.
Vanessa Arellano Doctor