How To Wash Microfiber Furniture Covers Safe And Easy - Video Guide
Furniture can be tough to keep clean and if you watch this Video How to Clean A Micro Fiber Couch Cushion Covers In Washer Machine, it has some great tips. Cleaning furniture can seem like a huge task. But if you know some short cuts, it can make things a whole lot easier on you. Cleaning microfibre furniture is usually fairly easy because the fabric is designed to be able to take a good amount of use. Usually the micro fibre is pretty easy to just wipe down with a damp cloth or spray with some homemade, inexpensive cleaner and it will be clean once again. But what if you accidentally spill something like coffee that stains pretty badly? That is what happened to this guy from the TipsNNTricks Youtube channel. He accidentally spilled his hot coffee not only on his couch, but all over himself too. Accidents happen, and we can't expect to have clean furniture all the time. Especially when there are kids in the house, running around with dirt and food on their hands. There are bound to be stains, so it is just something we have to accept and learn how to deal with. Which is why its great to get advice from someone who has had to do it before.
This would be the best way to clean upholstery, since you don't really have to do too much hands on work. You just unzip the covers for the cushions and throw them in the washing machine. There may even be directions on the tag that comes attached to the couch that will tell you exactly how to wash them and at what temperature. You don't want the material to fade at all, because then it will look funny against all of the other cushions especially if it is a darker colour. Usually washing items in cold water will help to keep the fabric dyes in the material. You can also turn the fabric inside out. You will want to wash the covers on the gentle cycle on your washing machine as well. He washes his on Delicate setting on his washing machine and he sets the water on cold. If you set it to warm or hot, the colours might bleed out. You can choose to use detergent or not, he doesn't use any laundry detergent. You can also choose to dry them in the dryer on a low setting since you don't want any shrinking, or you can air dry them by hanging them up to dry.
If the seat cushions do not unzip and come off of the cushion, then you will have to use the method he uses for cleaning the bottom part of his couch. When you are cleaning microfibre material, you want to be sure that you don't get any nasty looking water marks or rings. To do this, you can use a solution of alcohol, just your plain old typical rubbing alcohol and some water, or you can use a product called Resolve. Resolve is a stain remover that can be used on upholstery and on carpets. It works really well to remove and lift stains. There are also special mircofibre couch products that you can try out, and TipsNNTricks links you to them below his video. So as you can see, it is pretty easy to clean your couch of any stains or accidents that may happen to it so you don't have to worry about hiring professional upholstery cleaners. Make sure you try out this method for how to keep your furniture clean and see how well it works for you. Check out more of the Tips and Tricks that TipsNNTricks Youtube channel has to offer.*
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