There are some upholstery fabrics that are very delicate to clean. Delicate types include velvet, wool, silk, linen, and chenille. One drawback of having high value upholstery with delicate fabrics is the fact that it can be ruined when cleaned improperly. It is very important that you perform the proper way of cleaning upholstered furniture, especially those that are very old and use delicate fabrics.
There are several things you can do to clean or maintain your delicate upholstery. Here are some tips for delicate fabric cleaning for you.
Regular vacuuming is important to do in order to remove dust and dirt. When dust and dirt accumulate in your furniture, they can ruin the fabric. Vacuuming can also remove discoloration of your upholstery.
You can clean the fabrics using safe foam extraction product. This is a method that can clean vintage or fragile fabrics. As a warning, however, you must test the cleaning agent on a hidden spot of your upholstery before using it on the entire furniture. This is to make sure that it is safe to use. Rub the foam extraction liquid into the fabric and then use a towel to remove as much of the dirt and dust and press the towel lightly but firmly against the fabric to remove any kind of staining.
Stains on delicate upholstery fabrics are sometimes hard to remove. So it is best to entrust the removal to professional upholstery cleaners like McArdles. For stains that are particularly hard to remove, fabrics can be removed from the furniture and washed separately. You should not mix light and dark coloured fabrics and do not over-wet them because these could result in discolouration and fading.
If you do not have time to perform cleaning for your delicate upholstery fabrics, McArdles can do the job for you. We specialise in cleaning many types of delicate types of upholstery in Orange, Bathurst and the Central West We can clean silk, wool, velvet, lined, and other types of delicate fabric.
Our upholstery cleaning technicians are equipped with the latest industry knowledge in upholstery cleaning and use the most advanced equipment and technique. Depending on the type of the fabric, our technicians at McArdles determine the right method to clean it. We follow an effective process of cleaning delicate fabric.
With McArdles Cleaning Services, you can also protect your investment in delicate furniture by using our spot-and-spill warranty for one year.