05 Sep Tips from Professional Couch Cleaners
Couch Cleaning Tips
Your sofa is your favorite hideout, but is it also hiding dirt, grime and germs? Before you let a dirty, smelly couch ruin your day, find out the best way to get it clean. In this post your local couch cleaning pro’s at Carpet Keepers share good reasons to have your furniture and upholstery cleaned. You can schedule a cleaning or contact us with any questions about your particular couch cleaning challenge.
Keep it Healthy
A clean couch is a healthy couch, and it helps keep your whole home looking and smelling fresh and healthy. Your sofa can harbor all kinds of undesirables, including:
- Dust mites.
- Fleas and ticks.
- Allergens and toxins.
If your sofa is a hand-me-down, an antique or a thrift store purchase, it’s especially important to clean it and avoid problems that could be lurking there like
- Bed bugs.
- Viruses and bacteria.
- Insect infestation.
Call the Pros
If you suspect any of these problems, your best bet is to call a professional furniture cleaner. CarpetKeepers unique, patented cleaning methods work equally well on upholstery as they do on carpets.
- Thorough elimination of smells and stains.
- Eradication of deep-down dirt including pet stains and odors.
- Fabric that will feel as soft and clean as new.
- A nontoxic cleaning technique that’s safe for children, pets, and those with allergies.
Keep it Clean
The best way to keep your couch fresh and clean is to avoid getting it dirty to begin with.
- Take your shoes off when you sit on the couch.
- Don’t eat while sitting on the sofa.
- Vacuum the couch regularly, including under the cushions.
- Spot-clean as soon as possible.
Check the Tag
Your sofa’s cleaning tag will tell you what type of cleaner you can use on it.
- W means you can use a water-based detergent.
- S indicates a solvent-based cleaner only.
- SW means you can use either type.
- X means vacuum only.
How to Clean
The upholstery cleaning methods you use will depend on what your couch is made of. Begin with a thorough vacuuming and then use a sponge dipped in your choice of cleaners.
- Wooden or metal frame. Use a mild soap-and-water formula to clean grime and grease from the frame.
- Natural fabrics. You can clean these with a soap-based cleaner. Mix a mild soap with warm water until it suds, then dip a sponge into the mixture and rub it gently into the fabric.
- Synthetic fabrics. Don’t use soap on these. You should normally use a solvent-based cleaner. For an inexpensive alternative, put alcohol in a spray bottle and spray the upholstery, then rub it in with a sponge.
- Leather. You shouldn’t try to clean this on your own, but you can use a solvent cleaner made especially for leather to spot-clean it.
Is it Safe?
If you’re not sure whether your cleaning approach is safe for your couch or home, call CarpetKeepers. We guarantee that our PureScience method will be safe for your home and remove all unwanted stains and smells.
With CarpetKeepers you’ll get
- A regular cleaning schedule so you never have to remember to make a new appointment.
- The magic of our PureScience technology, patented by us and available only at CarpetKeepers.
- A no-excuses guarantee that includes a second cleaning if the stains or odors come back.
Protect Your Investment
Grime, grease, and allergens can ruin your couch and make your whole house feel dirty. Don’t take chances on a method that might make things worse. Trust CarpetKeepers’ professional methods to make your furniture look, feel and smell like new.
Call or complete the form below and count on CarpetKeepers to put the magic of PureScience to work in your home.