Remove all kinds of stains from upholstered furniture
Which upholstered chairs are the easiest to clean? Let’s take a quick look at the different options available to you! Fabric waterproofing: the best solution for you! If your upholstered chair is not protected and you want to facilitate its maintenance, why not use a fabric waterproofing agent? Thanks to this spray you will be able to protect the fabric of your armchair easily. Its invisible protection will create a beading effect to prevent stains from absorbing and will protect it from all common dirt (water, liquid or greasy stains, etc.) or at least allow them to be removed more easily. Textile waterproofing is the ideal protection for a chair against the many risks of everyday life. How to remove stains from upholstered chairs? If, despite all your efforts of maintaining good look of your chair, it gets stained, rest assured there are different solutions for you. However, first of all, be aware that in the event of a stain appearing, it is advisable to intervene immediately to prevent it from becoming encrusted. We recommend sponging it by gently dabbing it with a paper towel. It is imperative to dab from the outside to the center of the stain, so as not to enlarge it. This first step will reduce the damage. If the damage has already been done or there are traces left, you should move on to the second step, which varies according to the situations you may encounter. Find below a small summary of tips for removing the most common stains on a fabric armchair! From food stains, to wine and grease, discover all our pieces of advice so that you can fully enjoy your chairs around your table!
Cleaning a wine stain
A bottle of red wine accidentally spilled during a meal has caused horrible wine stains on your upholstered chair, hasn’t it? Do not panic, removing stains is not necessarily mission impossible even if it is red wine, the toughest! Clean the stain as soon as it appears by dabbing gently from the outside towards the center of the stain with a paper towel. Then use flour or talc if the stain is still wet. Once the flour or talc has been applied and the stain is dry, all you have to do is brush your fabric to find that the trace is no longer there.
Removing coffee stains
You do have a chance to make coffee stains disappear! The first reflex is to absorb it as much as possible with paper towel by dabbing (do not rub so as not to encrust it more!). Then, equip yourself with white vinegar and dishwashing liquid. Dab the stain with a clean cloth slightly moistened with vinegar and wait for a few minutes. Then lather the area with water and dishwashing liquid that you apply to another clean cloth. Rub and you’re done!
Cleaning chocolate stain
We all love chocolate except when it leaves nasty traces on a beautiful upholstered chair. Unfortunately, this can happen frequently, especially when you have young children! The first thing to do is gently dab the stain with a paper towel from the outside to the inside of it. Then feel free to use cold water on your cloth.
Removing red fruit stains
Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and other berries are tasty but can stain your upholstered chair! In case of stain, use a cloth soaked in lemon juice and apply it by dabbing on the stain then pass a soft cloth dampened with water as a rinse.
Cleaning a grease stain
From oil stains to butter stains, they can quickly tarnish the aesthetics of your fabric chair. A simple solution to implement exists! If your upholster is made of white cotton, remove greasy stains with a clean cloth dampened with soapy water and gently dab from the outside to the inside. On a colored fabric, prefer water with a few drops of ammonia that you spray on the stain then dab with a clean cloth. On a fabric like silk, we advise you to sprinkle the stain with talcum powder and let it absorb for an hour. You will then have to brush very gently to remove the grease stain.
Removing ink stains
Pen or marker stains are endless, especially during children’s coloring activities! In order to remove an ink stain from upholstered chair, it is advisable to apply toothpaste to the offending surface, then rub with your finger until the toothpaste is absorbed. Once the toothpaste has absorbed the ink, scrape it off.