Quick and Easy Upholstery Cleaning Tips

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  • September 17, 2017
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Does the idea of a soggy sofa leave you wishing for other alternatives to hiring Fort Worth upholstery cleaners? Considered cashing in the piggy bank to purchase a new couch? Keep reading for quick and easy tips on finding the perfect cleaning service to make your living room furniture look as good as new without shelling out the big bucks for new furniture.

Steam Sucks – Literally. Traditional upholstery cleaners relied upon steam which soaks into the fabric and underlying padding of the furniture. The excess water must be sucked up which can take days to fully dry. Even when the fabric appears dry to the touch deep down the humidity and extra moisture can trap unpleasant smells while leaving your furniture more prone than ever to further stains.

Tame the Toxins – Avoid upholstery cleaners that use harsh chemicals or toxins to “clean” your furniture; after all, how clean can it really be if you risk headaches, rashes, eye irritation and other potential health problems due to the toxic chemicals used to remove dirt? Insist upon a deep clean that leaves furniture smelling as fresh and clean as it should be by working with upholstery cleaners that are committed to a green clean.

Don’t Do it Yourself. Yes, the local hardware store rents equipment and cleaning solutions that make it appear so easy but take time to truly calculate the cost of doing it yourself. Do you really want to spend all weekend hauling bulky equipment to and from the store, chasing away the kids and trying to clean the grime and dirt yourself? By the time you add up the time, gas and cost chances are you come out ahead by hiring a professional to do it for you. In fact, it is easier than ever to have your carpets and upholstery cleaned with one quick call.

Fly-By-Night – Never hire upholstery or rug cleaning companies that go from door to door claiming to offer a discount because they are “in the neighborhood”.  Many are actually unlicensed or under-insured providers who only pretend to understand how to truly clean your furniture…or worse, they are scam artists or cons scoping out your property for a future crime. Always verify that you are doing business with licensed, bonded and insured professionals with a reputation you can trust. Don’t risk the safety of your home or your fine furnishing by trying to save a few dollars; instead, contact a reputable discount vendor like Kiwi Services for all of your carpet and Fort Worth upholstery cleaning needs.