One of the things most of us are tired and lazy about is furniture and upholstery cleaning. Most of us think that furniture and upholstery are durable enough. It is true to some extent however there are some facts you need to know about upholstery cleaning.
In this article we will go through 4 mind blowing facts about upholstery cleaning.
- It’s very easy
Making furniture and upholstery may take months but cleaning only takes up to a few minutes!
And moreover furniture and upholstery is very easy and cool.
Yes Cool! You just need cold water for this purpose.
Yes, it’s a cool technique to use cold water! because cold water due to its lower temperature and high viscosity can form bonds nicely with the dirt and other minute particles which in turn helps in cleaning
Some stain removal techniques involve using just cold water!
Some other stain removal techniques involve mixing cold water with hydrogen peroxide, baking soda, lemon etc. The former one is the most preferred adjuvant to cold water and is surprisingly very effective.
- Normal vacuum works!
Vacuuming is one of the better options compared to other cleaning methods because it’s an instant cleaning method. You can use the normal vacuum machine for your floorings such as carpets, rugs, mats etc. for your furniture and upholstery as well.
However, there are vacuum cleaners available in the market. For the cleaning of your furniture and upholstery, you can also purchase the same for better efficiency in cleaning up your furniture and upholstery.
But however, you can still use your normal vacuum cleaner itself! Which is great!
- Increases Durability of your furniture and upholstery
Upholstery on average lasts up to 15 years and 8-10 years. However, this can vary upon the type and quality of your furniture and upholstery on it.
It’s a rule of thumb that the cleaner you keep a thing the longer it lasts!
So for increasing the lifespan of your furniture, you can actually make your furniture newer just by regular cleaning of your furniture!
- Protects your Health
Well, it’s well understood that the primary objective of cleaning is to get rid of dirt itself!
Dirt can cause a number of things, from irritation to health problems.
There is no doubt that health is affected because dirt is one of the best mediums for the growth of germs and other insects which can cause many diseases.
Dust and other minute particles can accumulate in the upholstery of the furniture, as dust is a known allergen for allergies especially dust and skin. The same can cause a running nose, itching of the sclera, etc. can be caused just because of not cleaning!
Also, when there are many dust and minute particles, it can substantially decrease the quality of the air you breathe, which can further potentially cause respiratory illnesses.
All of the above can be prevented just by cleaning your furniture and upholstery on a regular basis.
Hope this article makes you blown away with facts!