After a long day, there are high chances that your couch must have caught a lot of dirt. It will not be easy for you to realise, but subjecting it to a deep-clean will help remove the hidden stuff which include sloughed-off skin cells and leftover bits of food.
If you have a natural fabric sofa, then the following are the simple steps to make it look new again.
1. Identify the fabric
Couches come in different shapes and material. Some have removable and washable cushions while others don’t.
Before getting started, it is important that you know the type of sofa you are dealing with. Cotton blend or linen couches can be easily cleaned by natural ingredients.
Most of the couches have guiding tags which identify them us; W: OK to use water for cleaning, S: Only solvent-based cleaner on fabric, SW: Either water or solvent cleaner, X: Only use a vacuum cleaner.
2. Prepare your couch
Make your sofa ready for grooming by using a dry white hand towel to remove dried-on spots and any bits that make homes of nooks and crannies.
You can use a brush too. But remember not to use colored towels or sponges because the die might stain your couch.
3. Deep clean
Sprinkle the entire couch with a heap of baking soda to release lurking smells and break up stains in the fabric.
If your sofa needs a thorough cleaning, then mix this dry natural carpet cleaner and use it for covering the fabric. Allow the baking soda stay for almost 20 minutes or an hour before you run a brush on it.
4. Stains, Be gone
You can then check keenly if there are any lingering stains. Mix the easy cleaning solution and do a fabric spot test in an unseen location to check if there’s any discoloration. Dip the washcloth in the cleaning solution, and gently use it for wiping the entire sofa or the stains.
5 Allow the sofa to dry and make the necessary touching. It may appear darker than usual until it dries. This is the safest cleaning method to be used on fabrics, and for sure it has exemplary results.
To save time and guarantee results always consider hiring the services of a professional sofa cleaning service.