How to Clean Stains from Velvet Upholstery
Velvet upholstery fabric is considered a very delicate and sensitive material which also requires extra maintenance and cleaning care. Despite that the things are not so daunting to do so that you will need any professional cleaner service. You can master the art of cleaning velvet upholstery by following and practicing a few simple techniques to do the needful. The stains can be formed on any material and despite extra care you sometimes just fail to avoid them. The things that matter in such situation is that how quickly you can respond to clean the marks. You will need some sophisticated equipment and some techniques to treat the tough stains on velvet upholstery fabric.
What you'll need to Clean the Stains from Velvet Upholstery
- Laundry detergent
- Dry cleaning solvent
- Cold water
- Fan Hair Dryer
- Paper towels
- Clean damp white cloths
Steps Required for Cleaning
- Start with the identification of the stain and then choose a particular stain removal method.
As soon as you see the spill, just take a white cloth or some paper towels to soak it up. Don’t try to rub or scrub as the stain may soak deep inside into the upholstery of velvet.
- For the toughs stains on the upholstery, try to use a mixture of the laundry detergent along with the cold water. Agitate it thoroughly and gently until you find the suds fill the top.
- In the next step, you are required to blot the suds on the stains formed over velvet upholstery until they start to fade away.
- But again, this time use a clean damp white cloth to take away the remaining stains and any loose residue particles on the upholstery.
- Make sure that the stains are gone and you have properly rinsed out the soap from velvet upholstery fabric.
- After that, give some time to the upholstery to dry. For some quick and efficient drying, you can use a hair dryer for drying small stain areas. For drying up stains on relatively larger area, you can make use of a table fan to do the needful in a much efficient way.