May 14, 2017 in Upholstery Singapore
Upholstery cleaning is an excellent way of changing the look of your home. A neat set of upholstery can prove to be unique and it creates a serene environment for the home. It is important that you should to be considering the color of the walls and floors, the carpet colors and other factors when deciding on the upholstery service to purchase and how the furniture is currently arranged.
Upholstery in recent times come in many forms to fit into many settings, it can be for a home, a hotel a conference room, a chair etc. While there are different components of upholstery the most oft used is velvet, cotton, wool, nylon.
However, no matter the meticulous nature, upholsteries get dirty eventually. From the kids who run around and jump on chairs to the visitors who unknowingly bring in dirt particles from outside, this dirt accumulation eventually leads to the upholstery losing its shine. However, the cleaning process is usually not complicated; get a steam machine, a brush, white towels, detergents and something to protect the floors. Use a vacuum to clean the upholstery, this will loosen the dirt that is trapped within. And brush lightly, do not brush ferociously to avoid scratches and always remember that chemicals from the cleaning process may affect your carpets so always protect the carpet. Sometimes, it is advisable to hire a handyman for their expertise and because most of them are not all that expensive to employ. Before you begin to clean, test your furniture first for color fast, dye bleed and ET and make sure that the corner or edges of the upholstery don't contain blades or pins which may hurt you. Begin your cleaning by vacuuming your upholstery. This will loosen up the dirt and suck out most of the dirt that has borrowed into the fabric. When you do this, make sure that you vacuum the corners and hidden sides well, as dust may quickly reappear if you don't.
To remove stains, apply a small amount of water and detergent and clean with a steam cleaning machine. When you do this, remember to cover the surrounding area of the stain, especially wooden parts, as the chemicals might discolor or damage them. You can use the light brush to remove stains that are harder to remove. Once you've cleaned all the stains, use a blow dryer to dry your furniture quickly as leaving it damp might cause it to smell.
One thing to remember when upholstery cleaning is to put your carpet at a distance to avoid it getting damaged from the chemical that you use. Also, avoid cleaning around heavily damaged areas in the upholstery as repeatedly moving cuts will only make it larger. Lastly, if you feel that you are not up for the job, just call an upholstery cleaning service and have them clean for you. They are not expensive to hire and often give satisfactory jobs and leave your furniture upholstery well-cleaned and looking like new.
We know this sounds daunting, but that’s why we’re here to help you do the work while you keep your hands clean. Little repairs can turn into huge problems if it is not resolved early and properly. Also, we could suggest ways that will help you save cost on your home improvement project. Do you want us to help you with your Singapore upholstery cleaning methods? Reach out to us to schedule a free, no obligation project estimate and consultation.