How to Dry Clean a Sofa at Home

sofa dry cleaningIf by any case your sofa has an “S” sign on its label, it means you cannot clean with any of the popular water-based methods and approaches, so you have to consider a solvent-based procedure. In most cases, users turn to professional cleaning companies.

Hopefully, they have great and wonderful options with natural, decorative and other delicate sofas that cannot be washed with any liquids or moisturized. Now is the time to find out how to dry clean a sofa at home on your own, too. Check out our guide for sofa dry cleaning at home.

The best guide for DIY dry sofa cleaning

Depending on the occasion, you can either look for some deep cleaning or do some refreshment once in a while in order to maintain decent and neat sofas at home. But all of the following guides are extremely important for your DIY sofa dry cleaning project at home. Follow them on mandatory:

Use a vacuum cleaner… and a steamer

Be brave against the grime with the vacuum cleaner. If you have a steamer, do not doubt to include it in your daily routine, too. Both devices are capable of removing the dust and the dirt from the sofa. For better effect, apply some baking soda in advance. It helps for the bad odour to go away.

Apply some dry foaming product

Look for a dry foaming product. This is a very efficient type of a cleanser you can find in the store these days. It is neither expensive nor harsh to be used. Just make sure to use it according to the labels it comes with.

And some salt

Salt works just great for all blood and red stains!!! You don’t need anything else, but a little bit of salt to apply on the affected area. Let it stay on the stain for at least 3 hours. Then remove the salt and you will see that it has absorbed the dirt.

Consider using a protective layer (firms) on home sofas that require only dry cleaning. They will keep the dust and grime away. Apply the same tricks and tips for mattresses and 100% natural, hand-knotted or antique rugs and carpets.

If any of these methods don’t work with your sofa or with a specific stain, better call the local cleaners. Sometimes, professional care cannot be compared with any home made cleaning cleanser or secret method for disinfection.

Author: Pippa Clark

You know Monica from Friends who used to clean the big vacuum cleaner with a little one? Well, I'm like her. And, I'm going to share some helpful cleaning tricks and tips with you.

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