Upholstery Cleaning Tips To Protect Your Investment
Purchasing a couch can be a great investment since it will be used quite often, but can be a large expense so naturally, you’ll want to keep your sofa looking great for years to come. Of course since this piece of furniture will be used so frequently, the potential of an accident or spill occuring on the couch is quite high especially if you have children or pets. Although an event like this happening is almost inevitable with time, don’t stress! Follow these upholstery cleaning tips to keep your couch looking brand new.
Arm Rest Covers and Slip Covers
While you probably don’t want to cover up any part of your brand new couch just to keep it clean or may find the thought unattractive, an arm rest or slip cover might be a good idea. If you have are clumsy, have children, pets, or for any other reason have a high risk for potential stains, it’s actually quite smart to use something that will protect your sofa. The arm rest and slip covers available today are not as unfashionable as they were in the past. They are accessible in an extensive variety of sizes and hues that are sure to fit an assortment of various couches and are for the most part exceptionally reasonable in price. Most importantly, they will bring you the peace of mind knowing that you won’t have to worry about any spills or accidents occuring on your sofa because if and when they do, all you have to do is remove the cover(s) and replace them at a much cheaper cost than replacing your couch.
General Preventative Cleaning
Putting the thought into purchasing an over-the-counter upholstery cleaning item is a great idea. This way if an accident does occur, you’ll already have the cleaning item(s) to clean your upholstery right away, thus limiting the possibility of a set in stain that you’ll be unable to remove later. It’s also vital to create and remain on top of a regular cleaning schedule for your couch. Rather than waiting for stains to slowly develop on your couch from regular use, clean the upholstery often to keep it looking it’s best.
Scotchgard Fabric and Upholstery Protector
They say the best defense is a greatoffense,and in the realm of upholstery, there’s none superior to applying a Scotchgard spray to your sofa. It is basically the plastic slipcover of yesteryear in airborne form and makes a spill and stain safe boundary between your furniture and whatever potential accidents come their direction.
Regardless of how cautious you are, in the long run your new couch will eventually draw in some kind of spill or soil. If you’re sure to follow these upholstery cleaning tips, you’ll be more than prepared to handle whatever comes your direction. If you find that your couch is past the point of no return and are interested in replacing it, 5 Star Rental Purchase stocks a wide assortment of couches to suit any financial plan. If you’re in the market for a new sofa that’s sure to last a lifetime, call us toll free at 1-855-U-R-5STAR (1-855-875-7827) with any inquiries or visit one of our various locations today!
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